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CHRISTIAN COLON RUMORS

Royals add Nix to active roster and drop Colon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Infielder Jayson Nix has been added to the Kansas City Royals' active roster for the World Series against San Francisco in place of rookie Christian Colon. The 32-year-old Nix hasn't played since the wild-card playoff win over Oakland on Sept. 30, when he entered in the 10th inning and struck out in the 11th. Kansas City is his eighth major-league team. Colon...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Christian Colon activated

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox in the regular season finale by the score of 6-4. The Royals finish the season with a record of 89-73 and advance to the first round of the playoffs against the Oakland A's tomorrow night. Christian Colon was activated in time for the final game and went 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI. #454585176 / gettyimages.com I reported...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Christian Colon hopes to play

Kansas City Royals rookie, Christian Colon may have a broken finger tip on his middle finger, but that doesn't necessarily mean that his season is over. MLB.com's Dick Kaegel is reporting that while Colon's workload is restricted, he still wants to do what every he can by playing in any role needed. He could still be able to use his speed in a pinch running situation or bunt if...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Number Munchers: Back to Minors Part II – Do Numbers Matter?

A couple weeks back, Number Munchers took a look at the career progression of Christian Colon. Coming off a short stint of initial major league success, kneejerk fans tired of watching “Moose vs the Mendoza Line” and Omar Infante’s tendency to fluctuate at a moment’s notice between Mr Clutch and Dr Awful have been calling for Colon to get an everyday spot in the lineup....
Via Royals Blue
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' Colon does one thing very well: He wins

MINNEAPOLIS -- After infielder Christian Colon was drafted in 2010 by the Royals, the hardest adjustment he had to make in the minor leagues wasn't adapting to better pitching. The challenge was not getting upset at his teammates for playing selfish baseball. "He was such a team-first guy in college at (Cal-State) Fullerton, team captain and all that," Royals assistant general manager...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Christian Colon, a young version (OK, potentially) of Omar Infante

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Christian Colon, the Royals' first-round pick in 2010, might never be the superstar fans would logically expect from a fourth overall pick in a draft. But the Royals are comfortable projecting that Colon, in a full season in the majors, could wind up hitting about .280 with 20-25 doubles, 10-12 homers, 50 or so RBI and perhaps 10-15 timely steals. And they project...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rookies Colon, Ventura Lead Royals to 7-1 Win over Indians

When Omar Infante was scratched just before first pitch due to “back soreness”, Royals fans couldn’t have been optimistic that they would get much offensive production from whoever started at second base. Making his first major league start, Christian Colon was ready to prove everybody wrong. Colon came through with three extra base hits, Yordano Ventura pitched into the ninth...
Via Royals Blue
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Christian Colon, Nick Ahmed

Each weekday during the minor-league season, FanGraphs is providing a status update on multiple rookie-eligible players. Note that Age denotes the relevant prospect’s baseball age (i.e. as of July 1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect’s place on Marc Hulet’s preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect’s rank on Hulet’s overall top-100 list...
Via Fangraphs
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

With signing of Infante, futures of Colon, Giavotella are muddled

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Last year at this time, the names Johnny Giavotella and Christian Colon were on the tip of the tongues of most Royals fans. The hope then was that one or the other would take the second-base job away from Chris Getz in spring training. That's not the case this time around. Getz is long gone, but the Royals' signing of veteran Omar Infante to a four-year deal eliminates...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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