Kansas City third baseman
Moustakas, who on Friday was announced as the winner of the fan vote for the final spot on the
The issue that led to his absence was undisclosed. Moustakas is hitting .301 in 75 games this season.
To make room on the roster, infielder Cheslor Cuthbert, who had a hit in all four games he played with the Royals, has been optioned to triple-A Omaha. The Royals went 4-0 with Cuthbert starting at third base.
Washington placed center fielder