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KRIS MEDLEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals Injury Update: New signing Kris Medlen not expected until second half

The Kansas City Royals head into this winter after a very successful 2014 season that left them just short of their first World Series championship since 1985.  In attempts to push them over the hump, the Royals have signed right-handed pitcher Kris Medlen, who is coming off Tommy John surgery. The benefits of the signing will not be immediate, though, as Medlen is not expected...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals see Kris Medlen as second half rotation piece

The Braves let pitcher Kris Medlen go this offseason to avoid paying him nearly $6 million in salary arbitration. There was some talk of the Braves re-signing him but that all officially ended on Thursday when the 29-year-old signed with the Royals. Medlen will earn $8.5 million on his two year deal with the Royals. More: Braves waste money signing Markakis The Royals will allow...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Once a rising star, Medlen gets another chance at stardom with Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore looked like a happy man Thursday. Moore had just introduced his latest signing, right-hander Kris Medlen, and this was anything but your typical splashy, big-monied, Hot Stove free-agent signing. This was a signing that pumped the scout's blood in Moore -- a risky-but-potentially-high-reward acquisition that energizes true baseball...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals, Medlen agree to two-year, $8.5 million contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery. Medlen will make $2 million next year and $5.5 million in 2016 under the agreement announced Thursday and could earn up to $10 million in performance bonuses based on starts and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Medlen and Royals agree to $8.5 million, 2-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery. Medlen will make $2 million next year and $5.5 million in 2016 under the agreement announced Thursday and could earn up to $10 million in performance bonuses based on starts...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Medlen signs with the Royals

The Royals announced this afternoon that they’ve signed Kris Medlen to a two-year deal worth $8.5 million with a mutual third-year option for $10 million. That’s such a reasonable deal and Medlen is such a good bounce back candidate that I’m finding myself pretty disappointed that the Pirates were seemingly not interested in Medlen at all this winter. I’m sure it’s all...
Via WHYGAVS?
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Royals sign ex-Braves pitcher Medlen to 2-year deal

ATLANTA -- What a difference a year makes. This time last winter, the Atlanta Braves and Kris Medlen were seemingly on the path to a contract extension, as a means of rewarding one of the true pillars of Atlanta's starting rotation. But a major elbow injury during Spring Training (the second of the right-hander's career) and subsequent contract non-tendering (in December) has led...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox Should Consider Signing Kris Medlen

The Boston Red Sox should consider pursuing Kris Medlen, formerly of the Atlanta Braves. Medlen, a 29 year old right handed pitcher was non-tendered by the Atlanta Braves who are financially restricted due to a few bad contracts. Considering that Boston Red Sox have recently been reported to be out of the mix for Andrew Miller, […]
Via Infield Single
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves Discussing Two-Year Deal with Medlen

According to Mark Bowman of MLB.com, the Atlanta Braves are considering a two-year contract with Kris Medlen. Medlen missed all of 2014 due to his second Tommy John surgery in March, but expects to return at some point in 2015. Because of the uncertainty surrounding his 2015 season, the #Braves have discussed a two-year deal with Kris Medlen. — Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) December...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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