Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 6/27/12
When Royals fans aren't wondering when hot-hitting Will Myers will be called up, they're likely wondering the same about right-handed prospect Jake Odorizzi. Odorizzi, the key component to the Zack Greinke trade, continues to dominate at Class AAA Omaha, posting a 5-0 record with a 2.72 ERA. Odorizzi had 10-days off between his most recent start, but Royals fans shouldn't be alarmed. "He's not hurt or anything like that," said Royals assistant general manager and director of player development J.J. Picollo. "We have given a few pitchers in the organization a 10-day break just to give them a breather. He is one of those guys." In fact, the Royals are having far more conversations these days about when Odorizzi will get his first taste of big-league ball. "He is definitely in the final stages of minor-league development," Picollo said. "Now it's just a matter of timing. We'd want him to get two or three consecutive starts where he feels very confident. And then, of course, there ...
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