MIKE MINOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

KC Royals: Mike Minor Could Be Only Mid-Season Addition

The KC Royals made two of baseball’s biggest mid-season trades last season by acquiring utility player Ben Zobrist and pitcher Johnny Cueto. This season, rehabbing pitcher Mike Minor could be the only help on the horizon. Kansas City Star columnist Sam Mellinger wrote how the Kansas City Royals officials believe they don’t have the prospect […] KC Royals: Mike Minor Could Be...
Via Kings of Kauffman
8 days ago

Minor agrees to $7.25 million, 2-year deal with Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals agreed to a $7.25 million, two-year contract with Mike Minor, adding another left-hander to what is becoming a crowded competition for two spots in their starting rotation. The 28-year-old, a former first-round pick of the Atlanta Braves, will earn $2 million this season and $4 million next season as part of the deal announced Friday. The deal...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves are wearing down on west coast trip

The Atlanta Braves are struggling through a handful of games on the West Coast, losing seven straight in a stretch of games that has dropped Atlanta to three games behind the Washington Nationals and has left fans and analysts alike wondering if this team plans to bounce back any time soon. Atlanta’s struggles through the past seven games boils down to poor pitching combined with...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Cuts: Braves swept by M's, despite Minor's magic

ATLANTA -- Here are three things we gleaned from the Braves' 2-0 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday -- marking the second time this season Atlanta has either swept or been swept by opponents in three consecutive series. 1. Perhaps Mike Minor should skip major-league outings every April The above comment was made with tongue planted firmly in cheek, but it also reflects how...
Via Fox Sports South
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Mike Minor has rough final rehab start

Last night, Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor made what the organization hopes to be his final rehab start. He was placed on the disabled list due to a sore shoulder he developed in Spring Training. It was a rough outing for Minor, as he gave up five runs, four home runs and 10 hits over seven innings. The good news is that he didn’t walk anyone but he still only struck...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves P Mike Minor had to get urethra surgery – ouch

Regular readers of LBS will tell you that one of our favorite pastimes is poking fun at baseball players for their weird — and oftentimes wimpy — injuries. We’ve seen everything from bad mattresses to infected bug bites, but the recent procedure Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor had to undergo is no laughing matter. You […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves pitcher had procedure in extremely painful area

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor apparently will have his spring training debut delayed by a week or two at least due to a urinary tract procedure he underwent in late December that led to shoulder soreness after the surgery prevented him from working out in in January. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has the cringe-inducing inside scoop […]The post Braves pitcher Mike Minor...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor recovering from urethra surgery

Mike Minor was one of the few young Atlanta players that didn't get a contract extension this winter. While a deal still may get done this spring, Minor may not be too active during Spring Training, because this winter, he underwent...urethra surgery. Oh. Mike Minor is a few weeks behind because he had to rest for a month after undergoing a 12/31 procedure to repair scarring...
Via The Outside Corner
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Minor behind in Braves camp after offseason procedure

Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Minor is hoping to build on a strong 2013 season but currently the left hander is a little behind in camp. Minor had a procedure done on his urethra- and we will leave it at that. David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution has more details…. #Braves Minor had procedure known as cystoscopy, to enlarge urinary tract impeded by scar tissue, the...
Via Tireball.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #103: Mike Minor | SP | ATL

After tantalizing in 2011 and 2012, Mike Minor finally took that big step forward last season. He surpassed 200 innings, shaved nearly a run off his ERA, and posted the 12th-best WHIP in the league (1.09). It was easy to look past how great Minor was last year because of Atlanta’s exciting pitching depth, but he was a legitimate ace. Interestingly, Minor has succeeded without...
Via Baseball Professor
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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