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Norichika Aoki's role with the Royals could be diminished when he returns from the disabled list.

Aoki hasn't hit well at all this season and while he's been out, the Royals have enjoyed watching Lorenzo Cain and Jarrod Dyson in the outfield. The Royals could platoon Dyson and Aoki, but the former Brewer is going to have to show a lot more with the stick if he wants to keep playing.ANALYST: Howard Bender