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Royals Injury Update: Danny Duffy to miss start with shoulder inflammation

As reported here, Kansas City Royals starter Danny Duffy left Saturday's game against the New York Yankees with left shoulder soreness. According to Dick Kaegel of, Duffy's shoulder is structurally sound. He will rest for a few days, miss his next start, and then be evaluated. The Royals are atop the AL Central by only two games as they begin a three-game set with...
Via MLB Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Continue to Succeed

      Well… of Kansas City certainly awaken this fine Monday morning to a much different feel to fall sports than we are accustomed. With the Royals in the lead of the Central Division approaching mid September, while television analysts have stated doom and gloom for the Chiefs outlook, it would seem that the Chiefs season may actually be left for dead long before the...
Via Royals Blue
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flanny's Five: Royals dodge a bullet with Duffy, prepare for showdown in Motown

The Royals got some good news on the Danny Duffy front: His MRI came back Sunday night and showed that his ailing left shoulder is structurally sound. The MRI indicated Duffy has rotator-cuff inflammation, and the Royals said Duffy will not make his next scheduled start Thursday against Boston. It seems likely that right-hander Liam Hendriks will make that start, although left-hander...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
7 days ago  |  Discuss

No major structural damage in shoulder of Danny Duffy

Kansas City Royals starter Danny Duffy has been diagnosed with left rotator cuff inflammation. The Royals are hopeful that the left hander will miss just one start before returning to the mound. Dunny left Saturday’s outing against New York. On the season he owns a 2.42 ERA and a 1.08 WHIP in 141 1/3 innings of work. Landed in Detroit to news you may already have: Danny Duffy...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Duffy Exits Early, Hendriks Wears Ugly Loss to Yankees

Danny Duffy’s final pitch count would be…. One. After throwing the first pitch, Duffy shook his arm rather awkwardly, and third baseman Mike Moustakas motioned for Ned Yost and Nick Kenny to come have a look at the Royals young lefty. Duffy left the game, and they determined in the second inning that it was because of left shoulder soreness. I don’t mean to alarm anybody, but…...
Via Royals Blue
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Danny Duffy exits with shoulder soreness

Danny Duffy of the Royals left Saturday’s game against the Yankees due to shoulder soreness, according to Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. He threw one pitch and was removed. The official diagnosis: Danny Duffy was removed due to left shoulder soreness.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) September 6, 2014Royals say left shoulder soreness for Danny Duffy, who left the game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Five reasons why Danny Duffy saved the Royals season

26-year-old starting pitcher Danny Duffy, has led the Royals with pride all season long ( The Kansas City Royals enter yet another week at the top of the American League Central, albeit due to a technicality from last night’s game which was suspended against the Cleveland Indians and will resume September 22nd. The Royals entered Sunday tied with the Tigers...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Duffy finally gets some run support, Royals rout Diamondbacks 12-2

PHOENIX -- The Kansas Royals had given Danny Duffy almost no run support over his previous four starts and little all season, so they were anxious give him something, anything against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ten runs on three swings did the trick nicely. Billy Butler had a three-run homer among his four hits, Nori Aoki hit a grand slam and the Royals gave Duffy some rare run support...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Duffy getting used to working with limited run support

Danny Duffy watched as Kansas City's offense was shut down in the series opener with Minnesota, something he's also grown accustomed to witnessing during his starts. The left-hander hopes that's not the case Wednesday night against the visiting Twins as he looks to help the Royals avoid a third straight defeat. Duffy (5-10, 2.47 ERA) is the only pitcher in baseball with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The 'PG' version of Danny Duffy is still pretty nasty to opposing hitters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals left-hander Danny Duffy fully admits there was a time when he was a little out of control on the mound. When he got mad, he showed it -- especially vocally. And everyone could hear it. These days, Duffy still gets mad. He just hides it better, thanks to a trick he learned from James Shields. Shields is legendary for barking obscenities into his glove. Now...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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