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KELVIN HERRERA RUMORS

Royals reliever Herrera returns from 6-game suspension

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Kansas City reliever Kelvin Herrera returned to the team Wednesday after serving a six-game suspension. The right-hander was suspended five games for throwing at Oakland's Brett Lawrie on April 19. He got another two-game ban for his part in a brawl with the Chicago White Sox four days later. The suspension for throwing at Lawrie was upheld on appeal, while...
Via AP on Fox
May 13, 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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City, it’s about priorities

  It has been an interesting few days for the Kansas City Royals and their fan-base.  Over the course of the past week we have witnessed fights, hit batters, ejections, suspensions, and according to A's reporter Susan Slusser, a murder attempt by Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera.  In the midst of all the extra-curricular activities that have taken place the Royals have...
Via Royals Blue
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals, Herrera agree to two-year, $4.15M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals and reliever Kelvin Herrera have agreed on a $4.15 million, two-year deal that avoids arbitration, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal will not be completed until Herrera passes a physical. Herrera and the rest of the Royals' pitchers and catchers are...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 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

Kelvin Herrera and the Zone 13 Changeup

From the Catcher’s POV As both Dave Cameron and Mike Petriello have noted earlier today in different ways, the Royals bullpen has contributed substantially to the club’s successful — and largely unimpeded — run through the 2014 postseason. In their victory over Baltimore on Wednesday, for example, the triumvirate of Wade Davis, Kelvin Herrera, and […]
Via Fangraphs
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Kelvin Herrera cruises in scoreless inning after forearm scare

There was fear in Kansas City that Kelvin Herrera injury was going to be a devastating blow to the bullpen, but he proved in game three of the American League Divisional Series against the Los Angeles Angels that he is healed and more than ready to pitch.Kelvin Herrera threw 12 pitches, nine strikes in his scoreless seventh inning. #Royals #ALDS— Kathleen Gier (@kgier) October...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 06, 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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