KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha and sent down infielder Dusty Coleman.

The AL Central leaders made the move before Friday night's game against Houston.

The 22-year-old Cuthbert played four games with the Royals earlier this month, hitting .333 with two RBIs in his first major league stint. He also played in the All-Star Futures Game this month.

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Cuthbert hit .272 with eight home runs and 38 RBIs at Omaha.

Coleman went 0 for 5 in four games for Kansas City, striking out three times.