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Kansas City Royals: Permanently mixing up the rotation?

The Kansas City Royals starting rotation has struggled in the early part of the 2016 season. With injuries to both Chris Young and Kris Medlen, they were forced to land on the disabled list. Both Danny Duffy and Dillon Gee will get a chance to prove that they belong in the rotation in the absence of both Young and Medlen. Duffy has spent time going back and forth between the rotation...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Duffy, Gee in Royals' rotation while Young, Medlen on DL

NEW YORK (AP) The Kansas City Royals needed to revamp their rotation Thursday after putting struggling starters Chris Young and Kris Medlen on the 15-day disabled list. An MRI on Wednesday determined Young had a strained right forearm, and Meden has right rotator cuff inflammation. Young's stint is retroactive to Tuesday and Medlen's to Wednesday. Manager Ned Yost said neither...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Slow-starting Royals put 40 percent of their rotation on the DL

The Kansas City Royals' climb back into contention in the AL Central just got more challenging.The defending World Series champions announced Thursday that they placed right-handers Chris Young and Kris Medlen on the disabled list.The 36-year-old Young, who is 1-5 with a 6.68 ERA in seven starts this season, has a forearm strain.Medlen, 30, complained of shoulder discomfort in his...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Young and Medlen put on DL by Royals with arm injuries

NEW YORK (AP) Struggling pitchers Chris Young and Kris Medlen have been put on the disabled list by the Kansas City Royals. An MRI Wednesday determined Young has a strained right forearm, and Meden has right rotator cuff inflammation. Young's stint is retroactive to Tuesday and Medlen's to Wednesday. Young is 1-5 with a 6.68 ERA in seven starts and Melden 1-3 with a 7.77 ERA in...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Medlen rocked in Royals' 8-3 loss to Orioles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chris Davis homered and had four hits, Manny Machado extended his hitting streak to 16 games and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Saturday night.Mark Trumbo had three hits and four RBIs for the Orioles, and Tyler Wilson (1-0) won his first start this season.Davis, who led the majors with 47 home runs last season, hit his sixth homer in...
Via Associated Press
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Medlen will make season debut against Astros

While the Houston Astros used the opener of this four-game set to break out of their woes with runners in scoring position, the Kansas City Royals saw their problems continue in those situations.The Royals could have some difficulty fixing those problems Tuesday night considering how well Astros starter Mike Fiers has pitched at Minute Maid Park.These teams have both struggled with...
Via Associated Press
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

A look at the Atlanta Braves at the All-Star break

The Atlanta Braves finished the first half of their 2014 season on Sunday with a 10-7 victory over the Chicago Cubs, giving the team a 52-43 record before the All-Star Game. The team’s record leaves them behind the Washington Nationals at the top of the NL East by .001 percentage point, which means that if the season ended today they would face off with the San Francisco Giants...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Medlen preparing for second Tommy John surgery

All signs are pointing to Kris Medlen undergoing Tommy John surgery for the second time in five years. The Braves pitcher spoke to media Wednesday at the team's spring training facility, saying he is preparing himself to undergo the procedure. There has been nothing official at this point and Medlen is awaiting to see Dr. James Andrews in the coming days to get a second opinion on...
Via Fox Sports South
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen gets head shaved for charity

Kris Medlen shaved his head today for charity. The Braves pitcher did the job for the ‘Medlen for Rally Foundation’ which goes to fight cancer. Here are some photos of the event reported by David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution. #Braves Medlen about to get his head shaved for a good cause, to fight cancer — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves...
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves news: Tim Hudson heads back to the Bay

The Atlanta Braves lost their longest tenured starting pitcher to free agency on Monday, as injured ace Tim Hudson opted to leave Atlanta after spending the last nine seasons with the team and take a two-year, $23 million contract with the San Francisco Giants. Hudson, now thirty-eight years old, is no stranger to the Bay Area, spending his first six seasons with the Oakland Athletics...
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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