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KYLE ZIMMER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer has surgery on pitching shoulder

  Royals pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer had surgery on his shoulder to remove damaged tissue, throwing his status for the start of next season into question. Tuesday's surgery was performed by New York Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek in New York. The Royals had hoped the 23-year-old Zimmer would be able to help them this season, but a series of injuries have curtailed his...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 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...
Via Pine Tar Press
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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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...
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 27...
Via Tireball.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Kansas City’s Kyle Zimmer

www.milb.com 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 MLB.com when discussing his experience in the Royals camp so far that "it's great just being around some of these old guys...
Via Holdout Sports
February 21, 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
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