Royals claim Miller off waivers

Updated: April 26, 2010, 6:54 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have claimed outfielder Jai Miller off waivers from the Oakland Athletics and transferred infielder Josh Fields to the 60-day disabled list.

Miller was immediately optioned to Triple-A Omaha.

Fields is scheduled for season-ending hip surgery.

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