The Kansas City Royals purchased the contract of left-hander Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Omaha on Thursday.
Bueno was 3-3 with a 2.93 ERA and one save in 30 relief appearances and a start in the Pacific Coast League. He was 2-0 with a 0.87 ERA in his past six appearances. Bueno pitched in 18 games last season for Kansas City, going 1-1 with a 1.56 ERA.
The Royals optioned left...
The Kansas City Royals called up left-handed pitcher Francisley Bueno from Class AAA Omaha and designated right-hander Roman Colon for assignment, MLB.com reported Saturday. Bueno went 1-3 with a 2.85 ERA appeared in 25 games, striking out 38 batters in 41 innings pitched. Colon is 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA in eight innings of relief since being called up to the Royals June 14.
Kansas City Royals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed four players to minor league contracts for the 2012 season. Non-roster invites to Major League camp will be announced at a later date.
30-year-old left-handed pitcher Francisley Bueno was 7-5 with a 4.15 ERA in 15 starts last season for Monterrey in the Mexican Summer League. Born...