Found April 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Center fielder Jarrod Dyson is getting a second and extended chance with the Kansas City Royals. Dyson was recalled from Class AAA Omaha and immediately inserted into the lineup as the leadoff hitter Friday night in a 7-6 victory over the Twins. Dyson went 1-for-5 and scored a run as the Royals won their third straight after ending a 12-game losing streak Wednesday at Cleveland. The Royals moved out of the basement and past the Twins with the triumph. Dyson was up earlier in April, but after only two games, both starts, was sent back to the Storm Chasers. The Royals anticipated outfielder Lorenzo Cain would be back in the lineup Friday, but he had a setback while rehabbing with Class AA Northwest Arkansas. Manager Ned Yost had been mostly platooning outfielders Mitch Maier and Jason Bourgeois in center after Dyson's two-day stay. Cain, however, will be out for a while with a hip flexor strain, so Dyson will get the majority of the starts there. "We w...
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