Royals relief: Brooks called up and Pino down to minors

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Kansas City Royals added a fresh arm to their bullpen, calling up right-hander Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha and sending reliever Yohan Pino to that minor league team.

Brooks joined the team before Tuesday night's game at Texas.

Pino pitched 3 1-3 innings in relief of Royals starter Danny Duffy in an 8-2 loss on Monday night.

Brooks was 2-3 with a 3.51 ERA in six appearances for Omaha.

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