Griffin, Montgomery placed on IL; Royals recall Newberry, Heath

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Foster Griffin picked up the victory in his Major League debut Monday night.
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The Kansas City Royals make a series of roster moves ahead of Tuesday’s road game against the Detroit Tigers.

Left-handed pitchers Foster Griffin and Mike Montgomery have been placed on the injured list.

Griffin, who made his Major League debut and picked up the victory Monday, lands on the IL with a strained left forearm. Montgomery, who started Monday’s game, was placed on the IL with a strained lat.

The Royals recalled outfielder Nick Heath and right-handed pitcher Jake Newberry ahead of Tuesday’s game in Detroit.