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KELVIN HERRERA RUMORS

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lawrie, A's react to suspension of Royals' Herrera

On Tuesday, MLB handed down a five-game suspension to Kansas City Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera as a result of the heated events that took place over the weekend between the Royals and the A's (and specifically Herrera, pitcher Yordano Ventura and A's third baseman Brett Lawrie).    Prior to Oakland's game with the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night, John Hickey of Inside the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Kelvin Herrera Suspended Five Games

Kelvin Herrera, a relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, was suspended today for five games in response to throwing behind Oakland Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie during Saturday’s contest. Herrera, 25, has pitched 5.2 innings this season with six strikeouts and two walks. He currently owns a 0.00 ERA. Things began stirring between the two teams on Friday when Lawrie...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Herrera suspended five games, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend. Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game after throwing behind Lawrie. Ventura was ejected from Saturday's game when he hit Lawrie with...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined after incidents vs A's

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend. Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game after throwing behind Lawrie. Ventura was ejected from Saturday's game when he hit Lawrie with...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals and A’s Both Take Blame for Weekend Shenangians

On Friday night, the Kansas City Royals and Oakland A’s began a three-game rumble that included some baseball games along the way. The storyline was supposed to be Billy Butler‘s return to Kansas City, and it was…for a few innings. Then a ball glanced off Kelvin Herrera to Mike Moustakas, which led to a throw […]
Via Pine Tar Press
5 days ago  |  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 Fox Sports Kansas City
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

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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