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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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Prospect Kyle Zimmer out 6-8 weeks

Today, the Kansas City Royals announced that top pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer will miss time with a strain in his right latissimus dorsi muscle. Zimmer was highly recruited and drafted number five overall in the 2012 MLB First Year Players Draft. Zimmer will begin throwing anywhere from six to eight weeks in the future. Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star tweeted the news...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer shut down with lat strain

Kansas City Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer has been shut down for the next 6-8 weeks following a lat strain. Zimmer, 22, had been limited to extended spring training thus far and now will likely be out for all of June and part of July. Kyle Zimmer has been shut down due to a lat strain. He won't play catch for six to eight weeks. Cripes. — Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) May...
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer to start throwing next week

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 29, 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

Royals pitchers chastise rookie Kyle Zimmer with 'Old Guy' jerseys (Video)

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 when discussing his experience in the Royals camp so far that "it's great just being around some of these...
Via Holdout Sports
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals rock 'Old Guy' jerseys at Spring Training

Video: Kyle Zimmer is not an "OLD GUY"
Via Beer Mug Sports
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future is Bright for the Royals

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...
Via i70baseball
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer back in college

(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...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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