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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

Royals’ Kelvin Herrera, Alex Rios Out With Chickenpox; Others Infected?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the American League Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios likely will miss a couple of weeks as the season wraps up. Both players were sent home from Tampa Bay...
Via NESN.com
September 01, 2015  |  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, 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 Associated Press
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

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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