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6-5 205 lbs
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...
Kyle Zimmer, a right-hander considered one of the jewels of the Royals farm system, is scheduled to throw his first bullpen session of the season next week, beginning a progression that could deliver him to the major leagues by September.
The Royals intend to keep Zimmer in extended spring training until the third week of May, assistant general manager J.J. Picollo said on Friday...
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...
Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals rookie pitcher Kyle Zimmer has learned two quick lessons during his first major league spring training camp: Be careful what you say to the media, and don't call your teammates old.Zimmer was quoted by MLB.com when discussing his experience in the Royals camp so far that "it's great just being around some of these...
Video: Kyle Zimmer is not an "OLD GUY"
JJ Picollo glanced at a copy of Sports Illustrated from last May, a glossy reminder of the attrition a major-league season exacts on a pitching staff.
The five members of the St. Louis Cardinals starting rotation smiled back at him. The magazine extolled the quintet as the team’s backbone. Except when the playoffs began four months later, sixty percent of the group had left the...
Ending the 2013 baseball season with 86 regular season wins was a 14-win increase from the 2012 season total of 72.
Just before the season, the Royals were projected to be around the .500 winning percentage mark for the 2013 season. Anything above that projection was a great accomplishment for the young team.
The average age for Kansas City this year was 28.1 years of age. That...
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&...
Mid-season adjustments put the Royals pitching prospect on the path to prominence.
(Eds: Adds details, quotes. Will stand. With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer Ideally, had he stayed healthy, Kyle Zimmer would be a September call-up and be making his major league debut this month for the Kansas City Royals.
Yet with Kansas City shutting him down in mid-August to protect the prized pitching arm of its top prospect, Zimmer has been presented with...
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September 13, 2013