Meet John Lamb, acquired in the Cueto trade, who's making his MLB debut

Cincinnati Reds LHP John Lamb makes his MLB debut Friday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lamb, the Kansas City Royals fifth round pick in the 2008 MLB Draft, was traded to the Cincinnati Reds, along with Brandon Finnegan and Cody Reed, in exchange for Johnny Cueto.  Lamb is the No. 21 prospect in the Reds system per MLB Pipeline. He was pitching for the Reds Triple-A affiliate...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Projecting the prospects in the Johnny Cueto trade

By Chris Mitchell Trade season is now in full swing. The biggest trade of the summer (so far) came down the pike on Sunday, as the Royals acquired Johnny Cueto from the Reds in exchange for young, lefty hurlers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. As he often does, Jeff Sullivan produced a prompt and excellent write up of the deal and what it means for both sides...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals recall LHP John Lamb as 26th man

CHICAGO (AP) The Kansas City Royals have recalled left-handed pitcher John Lamb from Triple-A Omaha to serve as the 26th man for Friday's day-night doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox. Lamb has been dominating at Triple-A with a 9-1 record and 2.68 ERA in 15 starts. He leads the Pacific Coast League in wins and is third in strikeouts with 84 and fourth in ERA. He has not...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ready for the Royals – John Lamb

Feature Photo Minda Haas Omaha – The ride isn’t always smooth or without a few twist and turns is what they often say about life, that same saying could also be applied to John Lamb‘s baseball career with the Kansas City Royals. Immediate success befell upon the lefty after being drafted in the 5th round of the […]
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Three prospects that can make an impact this year

Royals prospect John Lamb could be called up late this season and have an impact on the team’s success ( So far this season, the majority of the players on the field for the Kansas City Royals have all been familiar faces to the team and the fans around the city. There are numerous players within the organization who are projected to be part of the team’s...
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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