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Medlen, who's been outstanding on road, gets start at Chicago

Though still trailing in the race for the AL's best record, the Kansas City Royals will begin the playoffs at home. The defending AL champions resume their pursuit of the first goal in Thursday night's series finale against the host Chicago White Sox. Kansas City (91-67) was able to gain ground with Wednesday's 5-3, 10-inning victory and the Blue Jays splitting a doubleheader at...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals take advantage of Medlen's strong start, blank Tribe 2-0

CLEVELAND -- Kris Medlen allowed five hits over 6 1/3 innings and Alex Rios connected for a home run that launched some unintentional fireworks, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Medlen (4-1) stifled the Indians before Royals manager Ned Yost turned things over to his top-ranked bullpen. Ryan Madson struck out two in the seventh...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

If Medlen deals and Royals' bats stay hot, watch out, White Sox

Kris Medlen has cashed in on his chance in the Kansas City Royals' starting rotation, while John Danks can't buy a win for the Chicago White Sox. Kansas City looks to ride its red-hot offense to a sixth straight victory over the visiting White Sox in Friday night's series opener. Medlen (3-0, 3.51 ERA) has filled in for the ineffective Jeremy Guthrie to pick up wins in his first...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Pitcher Kris Medlen Ready to Join Already Stellar Royals’ Franchise

ATLANTA, GA – OCTOBER 03: Kris Medlen #54 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during Game One of the National League Division Series at Turner Field on October 3, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) After competing for the World Series Title in 2014, the Kansas City Royals have had a great first half of the season in 2015. They...
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July 20, 2015  |  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...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Medlen injures elbow ligament, will seek second opinion

The Atlanta Braves will remain in limbo when it comes to pitcher Kris Medlen's pitching arm. The 28-year-old starter injured his elbow ligament in his previous outing against the New York Mets, according to general manager Frank Wren, though the right-hander will need to undergo further tests and get a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, who completed Medlen's Tommy John surgery...
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March 11, 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

Player Profile #149: Kris Medlen | SP | ATL

People who think Kris Medlen‘s 2013 season was a disappointment just don’t get it. Was he worse in 2013 than 2012? Yes. However, 2012 was based on a 12-start stretch that even baseball’s first $200 million pitcher would be jealous about. Last year was more indicative of what Medlen can bring to the table on a yearly basis. His repertoire consists of primarily a sinker and...
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January 16, 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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