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Zimmer focused on mechanics, not results

You could say that right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' first-round pick in the 2012 Draft, wasn't all that wrapped up in his results on Sunday after his first spring start.
February 26, 2017

Top Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer to miss rest of 2016

The Kansas City Royals organization will be without one of its top prospects for the rest of the year. It was announced on Tuesday that pitcher Kyle Zimmer will undergo surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Royals SP Prospect Kyle Zimmer to undergo Thoracic Outlet Syndrome “Procedure” (surgery) late July or early August. Full recovery expected. — Soren Petro (@theprogramkc...
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July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Prospect Profile: Kyle Zimmer

The Kansas City Royals picked Kyle Zimmer fifth overall in the first round of the 2012 draft. He has all the potential to be an ace or at the very least the number two starter in any big league rotation once he has made his way through the minors. Unfortunately, Zimmer has been plagued by shoulder problems for over the past year and he has logged just 14 1/3 innings in the last calendar...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Call Up Rankings – 9 Possible September Call Ups 8.25.14

A weekly look at the possible September additions for the Kansas City Royals.#9 Kyle Zimmer - Not on 40 Man Roster - Three appearances in and Zimmer is still working one inning stints tossing one inning Sunday while allowing a hit and picking up his first strikeout of the season for Idaho Falls. The plan is continue to work Zimmer for an inning or so every couple days until the end...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Binford a Step Away and Zimmer is Back

A couple big things occurred in the minor leagues this weekend for the Kansas City Royals as they announced the promotion of Christian Binford to AAA while also getting Kyle Zimmer into a game at Idaho Falls.It was an extremely brief audition for Zimmer throwing against just three hitters. The results don't matter as much as the velocity reading that was reported to be in the 94...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Zimmer's MRI comes back clean, will resume throwing next week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' top pick in the 2012 draft, has been cleared to resume his throwing program early next week after an MRI taken last week in Arizona came back clean. Zimmer had been shut down in May after experiencing discomfort in his back while throwing off the mound. It was revealed that he had suffered a strained right latissimus dorsi...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sibling rivalry? Brothers become division foes after Indians select Brad Zimmer

Brad Zimmer has never faced his older brother, Kyle, in a game. Everyone in his family is hoping that will change in a couple years. "My parents are excited to watch us both play against each other. That day will eventually come and I'm excited about it," Brad said during a conference call after being selected in the first round by the Indians on Thursday night. The University of...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 MLB Draft Profile: Bradley Zimmer

Pic via Through The Fence Baseball.  Checkout more on Zimmer and others at Bradley Zimmer 6-5 205 lbs Bats/Throws L/R College: University of San Francisco Statistics as of 3/26/14 2014 San Fran .419/.471/.710 5-2b 2-3b 6-HR 14/5 K/BB 2013 Cape Cod Cotuit .281/.324/.406 3-2b 1-3b 1-HR 17/2 K/BB 2013 San Fran .320/.437/.512 12-2b 3-3b 7-HR 31...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Kansas City’s Kyle Zimmer Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three major projection systems. Those projection systems are...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Zimmer, Bonifacio top list of Royals' non-roster spring training invitees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This will warm you up: Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Surprise, Ariz., in 36 days. And with that in mind, the Royals officially released their list of non-roster spring training invitees Thursday, a list that includes top prospects Kyle Zimmer, a right-hander, and Jorge Bonifacio, an outfielder. Of the 16 invitees, 10 played in the Royals'...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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