The Kansas CIty Royals have placed righthander Kyle Snyder on their forty-man roster while outrighting catcher A.J. Hinch to Triple-A Omaha. Snyder was the Royals 1st-round draft pick back in 1999. He went 4-1 with a 1.48 ERA at Double-A Wichita this past season, saving 19 games. Hinch hit just .157 last season ith K.C. with six home runs. The Royals now have 38 players on their current 40-man roster.