ON THE SIDELINES : Tartabull Reactivated by Royals

<i> From Times wire service</i> s

Kansas City Royals outfielder Danny Tartabull was reactivated Thursday night after being sidelined for two weeks with a knee injury.

Tartabull, hitting .257 with eight homers and 30 RBI, bruised ligaments in his left knee while trying to make a sliding catch of a fly ball against Oakland June 13. He had been on the 15-day disabled list. To mkae room for Tartabull on the roster, the Royals optioned utility infielder, Bill Pecota to their Omaha farm club.