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(Kansas City) -- The Kansas City Royals have claimed outfielder Bubba Thompson.

Thompson most recently played for the Texas Rangers. He appeared in 37 games, managing a .170/.237/.283 line with four RBI in 53 at-bats.

Additionally, outfielder Edward Olivares has been optioned to the Royals' Triple-A affiliate in Omaha. 

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