After defeating the Tigers 10-2 Tuesday night, the Royals announced they are bringing up six players from their Class AAA Omaha affiliate that won the Pacific Coast League championship.
Omaha lost 8-3 to Columbus, the International League champions, on Tuesday night in the Triple-A National Championship Game in Albuquerque.
Only two of the six -- outfielder Lorenzo Cain and right-handed reliever Kelvin Herrera -- have not played for Kansas City this season. Cain, one of four players the Royals acquired from the Brewers in the Zack Greinke trade last December, hit .312 with 16 home runs, 81 RBI and 16 steals in 128 games for Omaha.
Herrera, 21, went 7-1 with 14 saves and a 1.60 ERA over a combined 45 relief appearances in Class A, Class AA and Class AAA this season.