With the promotion of third-base prospect Hunter Dozier to Northwest Arkansas, Cuthbert, who has played 58 games at third this year, is in the process of moving to second base.
Starling, the Royals' first pick of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft and their No. 7-ranked prospect, collected four straight multi-hit games with Class A Advanced Wilmington, including a go-ahead home run Sunday, for the Carolina League award. He finished the week with a .474 batting average (9-for-19).
The outfielder's big week nudged his average above the Mendoza Line to .205.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. Jackson Alexander is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.