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KELVIN HERRERA RUMORS

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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Royals, Herrera agree to $4.15M, 2-year contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 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...
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16 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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

Carter, Herrera, Mejia eligible for arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) Houston designated hitter Chris Carter, Kansas City reliever Kelvin Herrera and New York Mets closer Jennry Mejia are among 26 players with less than three years of major league service who have qualified for salary arbitration. Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson, New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps, Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon and Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 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

Royals' Herrera has forearm flexor strain; status for Game 3 uncertain

  Kansas City Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera has a flexor strain in his right forearm, making him unavailable for Game 2 of the AL Division Series against the Los Angeles Angels. Royals manager Ned Yost says Friday he's optimistic Herrera could pitch in Game 3 at Kansas City on Sunday. Herrera threw just five pitches in the seventh inning of Game 1 before leaving with tightness...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 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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