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Oakland sends RHP Brooks to Cubs for OF Coghlan

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Chicago Cubs acquired right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from the Oakland Athletics for outfielder Chris Coghlan on Thursday. The 30-year-old Coghlan batted .250 with 25 doubles, 16 home runs and 41 RBIs in 148 games for the Cubs last season. The 25-year-old Brooks is 3-5 with an 8.38 ERA in 58 innings during 15 big league appearances, including 10 as a starter...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Brooks' A's debut impresses just about everyone - family included

Saturday was a big day in the career of right-hander Aaron Brooks.Obtained by the Oakland Athletics in the trade that sent Ben Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals, the 25-year-old Brooks made his first start with his new club at Coliseum and things couldn't have gone much better.Facing the Cleveland Indians, Brooks sailed through seven innings, allowing just five hits and one...
Via FOX Sports
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals recall Aaron Brooks, option Yohan Pino to Omaha

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Aaron Brooks is joining the Kansas City Royals pitching staff and Yohan Pino is going back to the minors. Pino is optioned to Triple-A Omaha after going 5 1/3 innings Friday in a loss to Boston in his first big league start this season. He gave up six runs on 11 hits, four for extra bases, and a walk. Brooks, a 25-year-old right-hander, is making his third stint...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Good, The Bad and Arron Brooks

    Happy 4th of July weekend to all of our readers out there in the blogosphere! We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday. With the exit of The United States in The World Cup earlier in the week, we can turn our attention once again to our boys in blue. With 85 games in the books, The Kansas City Royals are a respectable 45-40, in second place 4 games behind The Detroit...
Via Royals Blue
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

One of those Days: Blue Jays rock Brooks, Royals 12-2

When a baseball game features opposing pitchers both making their first career start, anything is truly possible. Unfortunately for the Royals, not much more could have gone wrong in an ugly 12-2 loss at the hands of the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon. Royals starter Aaron Brooks, making just his second big league appearance, was thrown to the wolves in a game that Yordano...
Via Royals Blue
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Brooks makes first major league start in Toronto

Jason Vargas provided a blueprint for how to shut down the Toronto Blue Jays, but the rookie getting the ball Saturday night for the Kansas City Royals may not be the one best suited to follow it. Making his first major league start, Aaron Brooks will fill the spot of the injured Yordano Ventura and try to keep the Royals winning at Rogers Centre. Brooks (0-0, 27.00 ERA) will be...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals activate LHP Collins, send down RHP Brooks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have activated left-hander Tim Collins from the 15-day disabled list and optioned righty Aaron Brooks to Triple-A Omaha. Collins had been out since April 7 due to a strained left elbow flexor. Collins struck out 10 in four innings in three rehab appearances with Triple-A Omaha. Brooks made his major league debut Saturday and gave up six runs on seven...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals place Chen on DL, recall Brooks from Omaha

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals placed left-hander Bruce Chen on the disabled list Friday with a bulging disk in his back and recalled right-hander Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha. Chen was supposed to start Saturday against Detroit, but he struggled with the pain in a side session Thursday, even after receiving an epidural that was supposed to alleviate it. Afterward, Royals manager...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals designate Ciriaco for assignment, bring up Brooks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals on Saturday selected the contract of right-hander Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha and designated for assignment middle infielder Pedro Ciriaco. The Royals now will have 10 days to trade Ciriaco, waive him or release him. The Royals likely are hoping Ciriaco will eventually clear waivers so the team can outright him to Omaha. "We'd like to keep him...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals bring up pitcher Aaron Brooks from Triple-A

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha on Saturday.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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