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Royals trade minor-league pitcher Greg Billo to Angels for cash

  • The Kansas City Star
  • Published Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10:11 p.m.

The Royals executed a small trade on Tuesday, sending minor-league right-hander Greg Billo to the Angels for cash considerations.

Billo, 23, had posted a 7.41 ERA in 17 innings with Class AA Northwest Arkansas this season.

In eight starts with Class A Lexington last season, Billo struck out 38 batters in 40 innings with a 1.35 ERA.

The Royals selected Billo in the 28th round of the 2008 draft.

To reach Andy McCullough, call 816-234-4370 or send email to rmccullough@kcstar.com. Follow him at twitter.com/McCulloughStar.

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