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KELVIN HERRERA RUMORS

Herrera, Coleman among 'Super 2' players eligible for arbitration

NEW YORK -- Houston designated hitter Chris Carter, Kansas City reliever Kelvin Herrera and New York Mets closer Jenrry 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 Angels...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  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...
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11 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Herrera’s AAA starts no sign of changing role

by John Viril— Kansas City Royals fans who regularly scan AAA Omaha’s box scores might have noticed that reliever Kelvin Herrera has been making starts for the Stormchasers since getting sent down on June 25. However, the switch is not an attempt to transition Herrera into a starting pitcher. Instead, Royals officials indicated that they wanted to give Herrera a chance to work...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals' Kelvin Herrera again is in command

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The most perplexing pitcher on the Royals' staff the first two months of the season was right-handed reliever Kelvin Herrera. Blessed with a 100-mph fastball and a devastating changeup, Herrera, 23, has tantalized Royals fans with such electric stuff that he often appears unhittable. And for the most part, he was in 2012, sporting a 2.35 ERA in 76 appearances...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals send RHP Herrera to minors

The Kansas City Royals have sent struggling reliever Kelvin Herrera to the minors. The right-hander allowed eight home runs in 20 1-3 innings. The Royals optioned him to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday. Herrera was 2-4 with a 4.87 ERA in 19 relief appearances. He went 4-3 with a 2.35 ERA in 76 relief appearances last year, giving up just four home runs in 84 1-3 innings as a rookie...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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