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KELVIN HERRERA RUMORS

Royals sign Herrera, their last arbitration-eligible player

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals felt comfortable trading star closer Wade Davis in part because they had Kelvin Herrera, a two-time All-Star in his own right, ready to assume the job this season. Now, they're closer to paying Herrera like a star closer. Kansas City and his representatives agreed to a one-year, $5,325,000 contract Friday that includes a $50,000 bonus for making the...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals, Herrera agree to $5,325,000 deal, avoid arbitration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals and closer Kelvin Herrera have agreed to a $5,325,000, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with one of the top relievers in baseball. Herrera can also earn $50,000 for making the All-Star Game, which he has done the past two seasons. The 27-year-old right-hander is assuming the closer job after the Royals traded Wade Davis to the Chicago Cubs...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals, Herrera agree to 1-year deal, avoid arbitration

The Royals have agreed to a contract with hard-throwing reliever Kelvin Herrera for the 2017 season and avoided arbitration, the team announced on Friday.
Via Royals.com
16 days ago

Now Kelvin Herrera Is Almost Impossible

Pretty obviously, it’s too early to learn much from our 2016 regular-season sample sizes. In most cases, we just need to be patient until the sample sizes grow, over the course of weeks or months. We go through this every single year, and it’s just part of re-transitioning into the baseball routine. But what if we could work backwards? Take Kelvin Herrera. What if we could increase...
Via Fangraphs
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals dealing with chickenpox outbreak

By Steve DelVecchio The Kansas City Royals are currently dealing with the an issue that plagues kindergarten classes across the country on a daily basis. They have the chickenpox. Andy McCullough of The Kansas City Star reports that outfielder Alex Rios and reliever Kelvin Herrera have both been infected with the chickenpox virus and are expected to miss at least two weeks....
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB cuts Royals pitcher Herrera's suspensions by a game to six

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The suspensions for Kansas City Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera have been cut by Major League Baseball from seven games to six. Herrera began serving the penalty Thursday when the Royals hosted Cleveland. The hard-throwing Herrera appealed after being suspended for two separate incidents. Herrera's five-game ban for throwing behind the back of Oakland's Brett Lawrie...
Via Associated Press
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Kelvin Herrera has one game shaved from his suspension total

  The suspensions for Kansas City Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera have been cut by Major League Baseball from seven games to six. Herrera began serving the penalty Thursday when the Royals hosted Cleveland. The hard-throwing Herrera appealed after being suspended for two separate incidents. Herrera's five-game ban for throwing behind the back of Oakland's Brett Lawrie last month...
Via Associated Press
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Finalizing 2-year Deal with Herrera

According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, the Royals and reliever Kelvin Herrera are close to finalizing a two-year $4.15 million dollar deal which will avoid arbitration between the two sides. Herrera was primarily used as a "7th" inning guy by Kansas City, often bridging the gap between the starter and the Wade Davis/Greg Holland duo. Herrera ended up having a...
Via Royals Blue
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals rumors: Andrew Miller edition

Andrew Miller could be a valuable edition to the Royals’ bullpen in 2015 (sportsmockery.com). The Kansas City Royals had their best season in nearly 30 years in 2014 and much of the credit deserves to go to the team’s strong bullpen. With names such as Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis, and Greg Holland, the Royals’ pitching in the 7th inning or later was the best in the league....
Via isportsweb.com
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

It's time to turn to Herrera for Royals' eighth-inning job

Kelvin Herrera, the Royals' nation turns its lonely eyes toward you. The Royals clearly are auditioning for a bridge to closer Greg Holland, and considering how difficult it is for the Royals' offense to score these days, that job is now critical to the team's psyche -- they simply can't afford to blow the rare leads they get. Sunday's loss was a crusher -- a rare three-run rally...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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