The 25-year-old backstop was the Royals' 15th round selection in the 2007 draft, and he began the 2010 season with Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
He played in just 13 games for the Naturals, however, missing most of the season after suffering a fractured forearm in April. In four seasons with the organization, Eigsti has a career batting line of .209/.307/.309 with 14 home runs and 86 RBIs in 808 at bats.
The move brings the Royals' big league camp roster down to 60 players. Expect more cuts soon.
After the Royals' 5-2 spring training loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday afternoon, the club…