"I understood the situation when it happened," Omogrosso said. "I'm the guy who has the option left. I just went down there to work hard and try to get back here. You just persevere."
The Knights were preparing to head to Indianapolis when Omogrosso got the call. That's where his wife, Rachel, and her family are from.
The trip to Kansas City easily trumped a trip to Indianapolis.
"She said, 'We're good, it works out'," Omogrosso said with a laugh.
Omogrosso replaces right-hander Deunte Heath, who was optioned to Charlotte on Thursday.
Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.