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Kansas City Royals
KANSAS CITY, MO (November 2, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals today announced several 40-man Major League roster moves. Following the moves, the Royals now have 40 players on the club’s 40-man roster.
The club has reinstated left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy and right-handed pitcher Felipe Paulino from the 60-day Disabled List. Both pitchers underwent ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (Tommy John surgery) during the 2012 season: Duffy on his left elbow on June 13 and Paulino on his right elbow on July 3.
In addition, the club claimed right-handed pitcher Guillermo Moscoso on Outright Waivers from the Colorado Rockies and claimed catcher Brett Hayes on Outright Waivers from the Miami Marlins.
Leaving the Royals organization is right-handed pitcher Blake Wood, who was claimed on Outright Waivers by the Cleveland Indians.
Catcher Manuel Pina was assigned outright to Omaha while left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy, right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress and outfielder Jason Bourgeois w
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Let me be clear: I do not trust Dayton Moore. He took over the Royals in 2006, since that time, the most wins they’ve ever had in a single season is 75. It semi-perplexes me that he still has a job. In 7 seasons at the helm of a once-great franchise, Moore has made no improvements. I think he got off easy for the Gil Meche fiasco and didn’t take nearly enough flak for the Wil...
Royals General Manager Dayton Moore likes to strike early, and this offseason is no exception. To help bolster the rotation, the Royals acquired right-handed starter Ervin Santana, 29, and $1MM cash from the Los Angeles Angels for minor league reliever Brandon Sisk, 27. The Royals will likely pay Santana $13MM for 2013.
So what are the Royals getting for $13MM? In 2012, Santana...
The Royals claimed off waivers right-hander Guillermo Moscoso from the Rockies and catcher Brett Hayes from the Marlins during a series of moves Friday.
Kansas City also lost right-hander Blake Wood to a claim by the Cleveland Indians.
Moscoso was 3-2 with a 6.12 ERA for Colorado, but was 8-10 with a 3.38 ERA while starting 21 of 23 games two years ago in Oakland. Hayes hit .202...
The Indians claimed right-hander Blake Wood on waivers from Kansas City and activated pitchers Carlos Carrasco, Josh Tomlin and Rafael Perez from the 60-day disabled list.
Wood missed last season after undergoing Tommy John elbow surgery on May 25. A third-round pick in 2006, Wood is 6-6 with a 4.30 ERA in 105 major league appearances in relief. He went 5-3 in 2011 with a 3.75 ERA...
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