If I told you that Kris Medlen would walk two batters in the first and two batters in the second with Felix Hernandez pitching for the other side, my guess is you would have shrugged and chalked it up as another bad game in what is becoming one rough road trip. Except that very believable story line hardly describes what happened Friday night to the Kansas City Royals. As a team...
Via BP Kansas City
3 days ago
King Felix vs. Kris Medlen, 7:10pm Happy Felix Day! Sorry for the site issues earlier – glad it’s resolved, and thanks for all of the questions via twitter and elsewhere. You all noticed before I did, which speaks to some poor management on my part, but also to y’all’s interest which I continue to be baffled by extremely thankful for. So, every prediction had the AL...
Via USS Mariner
4 days ago
Kris Medlen is looking for better results in Seattle after allowing seven runs in 3 2/3 innings to the Orioles the last time out. Felix Hernandez takes a 1.80 ERA into his second start at home in 2016.
6 days ago
Adding a new pitch isn’t always easy. Some pitchers may be able to tweak an old pitch to create a new one, but learning a brand new pitch from scratch can have its difficulties, which is why many pitchers won’t bother with changes to the repertoire that got them to the big leagues. They’d rather dance with the one that brought them, to paraphrase a famous Twain. In an article...
Via BP Kansas City
7 days ago
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
10 days ago | Discuss
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
21 days ago | Discuss
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...
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...
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 pic.twitter.com/grfIdKPv5f — David O’Brien (@ajcbraves...
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...
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