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Royals Open Tryouts Attract The Attention Of Arkansas Wide Receiver

The Royals conducted open tryouts last week and attracted the attention of an unlikely roster candidate: Arkansas wide receiver Carlton Salters.

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If you didn’t catch the story, Abrams was out covering an open tryout for the Kansas City Royals last week and a familiar face showed up. Salters, a senior with the Razorbacks, said he saw an add in the newspaper and decided to give it a whirl. He did more than that, apparently.

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In fact, he did so well the senior was invited back for a second workout with someone the Royals’ assistant general manager for scouting and player development in attendance.

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Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino wasn't available for comment so we're not sure what his plans are for his senior season.