Royals claim righty Maikel Cleto off waivers from Cardinals, DFA outfielder Quintin Berry

Royals claim righty Maikel Cleto off waivers from Cardinals, DFA outfielder Quintin Berry
June 23, 2013, 5:12 pm
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As first reported by Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Royals have claimed hard-throwing right-handed reliever Maikel Cleto off waivers from the Cardinals and designated outfielder Quintin Berry for assignment to open up a spot on the 40-man roster. Cleto, a 24-year-old native of the Dominican Republic, was traded from the Mariners to the…