Royals' Dyson on bereavement leave

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson was placed on bereavement leave Friday, and the Royals recalled utilityman Jimmy Paredes from Triple-A Omaha. Dyson, according to manager Ned Yost, will rejoin the team Monday. Players on the bereavement list must miss a minimum of three games and cannot be on the list longer than seven games. Paredes, who has minor-league options...
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Money Matchup of the Day: Jarrod Dyson vs. Scott Feldman

No one matchup is the make or break in any baseball game but there are certain matchups in some games that could help decide the outcome in that game. In this new daily piece at Pine Tar Press we will take a look at an intriguing competition between two players in that days game that we feel could help decide the outcome. MMOD Stats through eight games: 13 for 30, 2 2B, 4 HR,...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Dyson not conceding the CF job to Cain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jarrod Dyson isn't conceding the Royals' starting job in center field, even if it means taking it from his good friend and teammate, Lorenzo Cain. "Hey, I got to eat, too," Dyson says, smiling. "... I don't make the decisions. But I'm trying to take an everyday job. That's my goal. If I don't, I'll play my role, whatever...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarrod Dyson keys Royals sweep of Sad Sox

by John Viril— Reserve outfielder Jarrod Dyson proved his worth in Sunday’s 4-2 12th inning victory over the Chicago White Sox. Dyson punched out two hits in four at bats, stole two bases, scored the go-ahead run, and saved the game with a clutch outfield assist in the bottom of the 11th. Manager Ned Yost had to be glad he wrote Dyson’s name on the lineup card. The post Jarrod...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Speedy Dyson would love to turn back the clock to that day in Anaheim

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If only Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson could jump into a time machine. Dyson would go back to May 15 in Anaheim, Calif., and just ignore that towering home run ball from Mike Trout of the Angels. But Dyson didn't. He ran up the wall -- somewhat Bo Jackson style -- and tried to snag the ball, which was well out of his reach. And on his way down, Dyson somehow...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dyson stealing his way into fans’ hearts

Speed kills and Jarrod Dyson has speed to burn.   In the third inning of Tuesday’s game against the Braves, this was on full display. Dyson bunted down the third base line for a single to lead off the inning. He wasted no time stealing second base. He ended up being stranded on third base, but he showed how dangerous his speed can be for opposing teams. Without hitting the ball...
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June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarrod Dyson: Fastest man in baseball?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The way Royals manager Ned Yost sees it, there is fast and then there is "Dyson fast." So while Yost acknowledges there are other players in baseball who have elite speed Peter Bourjos and Mike Trout of the Angels, Dee Gordon of the Dodgers and Michael Bourn of the Indians, for example there really isn't anyone faster than Royals' outfielder...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lat ailment keeps Royals' Dyson on bench

Jarrod Dyson has not started since Aug. 29, and it appears iffy he will start again this season. The Kansas City Royals outfielder has a strained right lat that restricts him from throwing. He can still be used as a pinch runner or pinch hitter. "Hopefully before the end of the season, I'll be back to throwing," Dyson said Thursday before the Royals lost 5-4 to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals' Dyson sprains left ankle

Centerfielder Jarrod Dyson can turn singles into doubles and doubles into triples with his blazing speed. Dyson, however, hit what would have normally been a triple for him, but had to settle for a single in the eighth inning. Dyson sprained his left ankle on his swing that carried the ball over the head of Orioles centerfielder Adam Jones. Dyson limped to first base....
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals giving Dyson a long look

Center fielder Jarrod Dyson is getting a second and extended chance with the Kansas City Royals. Dyson was recalled from Class AAA Omaha and immediately inserted into the lineup as the leadoff hitter Friday night in a 7-6 victory over the Twins. Dyson went 1-for-5 and scored a run as the Royals won their third straight after ending a 12-game losing streak Wednesday at Cleveland...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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