Luke Farrell, who made his major league debut with the Royals this season, was traded Friday to the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash considerations.
The 26-year-old right-hander had beendesignated for assignment Monday.
Farrell started the first game of a July 1 split doubleheader against Minnesota, pitching 2 2/3 innings and taking a no-decision in a game the Royalswon 11-6. It was his only appearance with the big-league club.
Farrell has spent a majority of the season at Triple-A Omaha, where he was 7-4 with a 4.07 ERA in 17 appearances (16 starts).