HAINES CITY, Fla. (AP) _ The Kansas City Royals reassigned right-handed pitcher Bryan Rekar and left-hander Brian DeHart to Triple-A Omaha on Sunday.

Rekar appeared in four games this spring, including one start. In 11 1-3 innings he gave up 11 hits and four runs. DeHart pitched 3 2-3 innings this spring and gave up four hits and no runs.

Also on Sunday, outfielder Chuck Knoblauch returned to camp after missing a week because of the death of his father. Manager Tony Muser said Knoblauch would be back in the lineup Monday.