Royals released RHP Sidney Ponson.
Royals designated RHP Sidney Ponson for assignment.
Sidney Ponson surrendered six runs in five innings Tuesday in a loss to the Angels.
Royals activated RHP Sidney Ponson from the 15-day disabled list.
Sidney Ponson tested positive for a stimulant at the WBC, and has been banned from international competition for two years.
Sidney Ponson worked two scoreless innings Wednesday at Triple-A Omaha.
Sidney Ponson threw long toss Wednesday for a second consecutive day and reported no discomfort in his strained right elbow.
Sidney Ponson (elbow) threw Tuesday for the first time since going on the disabled list last week.
Royals placed RHP Sidney Ponson on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 30, with a strained right elbow.
With the promotion of Luke Hochevar, Sidney Ponson will head to the bullpen.
Sidney Ponson held the Mariners to one earned run over 7 1/3 innings Wednesday to earn his first win of the season.
Royals manager Trey Hillman isn't ready to call Sidney Ponson's next outing a "make or break" start.
Sidney Ponson, struggling at 0-4 with a 7.16 ERA, will get another start to turn things around.
Sidney Ponson was hit hard for seven runs over 4 1/3 innings in a 7-5 loss to the Twins on Friday.