ST. LOUIS -- Kyle McClellan is hoping to write a different ending to his major league baseball career.
The St. Louis native, who last pitched for the Cardinals in 2012, said Monday morning at the Winter Warm-Up that he is recovering from shoulder surgery nine weeks earlier and hopes to sign with someone as a free agent this summer.
"Last year was just an up-and-down year and...
Texas Rangers right-hander Kyle McClellan could miss the first month of the season because of a strained lat muscle.
The Rangers scratched McClellan from his start Sunday against Seattle with the injury. Texas says in a release Saturday that McClellan should need three to four weeks of recovery before beginning a throwing program. Opening day is March 31.
McClellan, who had spent...
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March 16, 2013
Kyle McClellan's rough spring with the Texas Rangers took another bad turn Saturday as he was diagnosed with a strain of his right lat muscle.
The right-hander is expected to be out three to four weeks before being able to resume a throwing program.
McClellan, a non-roster invitee, was slowed at the beginning of spring training by right shoulder soreness. He's made just...
Kyle McClellan is trying quickly to win over what he hopes is his new fan base with the Texas Rangers.
While McClellan played a role in St. Louis getting to the postseason in 2011, he's quick to point out that his right arm played no role in the crushing blow to the Rangers that was the 2011 World Series.
McClellan is hoping to ease some of that pain this year by being a key...
The Texas Rangers added some pitching depth Tuesday, signing right-hander Kyle McClellan to a minor-league deal with an invite to the big-league camp.
McClellan spent the last five seasons with St. Louis, where he was both a starter and a reliever.
He'll begin camp with the Rangers working as a starter but could figure in the bullpen mix too.
"Kyle has had success...
The St. Louis Cardinals have released veteran reliever Kyle McClellan, a St. Louis County native who spent five seasons with the team.
McClellan appeared in just 16 games in 2012 because of elbow and shoulder problems. He was 0-1 with a 5.30 ERA.
The Cardinals also announced Tuesday the signing of catcher Rob Johnson to a minor league contract. Johnson is a career .201 hitter....
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November 13, 2012
Courtesy: St. Louis Cardinals
ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced today the they have signed veteran catcher Rob Johnson to a minor league contract with the Memphis Redbirds (AAA) and extended him a non-roster invite to the teams 2013 Spring Training camp. The Cardinals also announced that pitcher Kyle McClellan was given his unconditional release.
Johnson, 30, split time...
Cardinals' right-handed pitcher Kyle McClellan will miss the rest of the season after undergoing shoulder surgery Tuesday. McClellan, on the disabled list since May with a right elbow strain, required surgery after he tore the labrum in his right shoulder during a throwing session. A starter to begin the 2011 season, McClellan appeared in 43 games, including 26 out of the...
ST. LOUIS Cardinals pitcher Kyle McClellan doesnt know whats going to happen between now and the start of the season. Nobody does.
But after being left off the World Series roster and facing a logjam of right-handed relievers in the bullpen as Spring Training approaches, McClellan is hoping for one thing: to stay in St. Louis.
McClellan avoided arbitration with the Cardinals...
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ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that righthanded pitcher Kyle McClellan has agreed to terms ona one-year contract with the club, thus avoiding salary arbitration. Financial terms of the deal are not disclosed.
McClellan, 27, split his time between starter and reliever in 2011. In 17 starts he accumulated a 6-6 record...