Royals activate Aoki

07/11/2014 4:05 PM

07/11/2014 4:10 PM

Kansas City, MO ( - The Kansas City Royals activated outfielder Nori Aoki from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against the Detroit Tigers.

The Royals also optioned infielder Christian Colon to Triple-A Omaha.

Aoki landed on the DL on June 21 with a groin injury. He was batting .263 with 12 doubles and 14 RBI before the injury.

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