TIM COLLINS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Blessed with a young, healthy and productive bullpen, the Kansas City Royals are making it abundantly clear that they are not opposed to trading one or more of their standout relievers.
While young, controllable, middle-relief arms such as Tim Collins and Aaron Crow are obvious candidates to attract interest, the Royals have not ruled out dealing any of their relievers including...
In New York after 9/11, it was Steve Karsay.
In Boston on Saturday, it could be Tim Collins.
To play in one's hometown almost immediately after a terrorist attack - amid grief, anxiety and common purpose -- brings forth a unique set of emotions. To do so as an opposing player merely adds to the complexity.
Karsay, who grew up in Queens, was the setup man for the Atlanta Braves...
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Tim Collins is listed at 5-foot-7, which might be generous. His presence in the Kansas City Royals' bullpen, however, looms quite large.
The left-hander led AL relief pitchers with 93 strikeouts in only 69 2-3 innings last season.
"I was surprised," Collins said. "My strikeouts were up a lot from the year before. That's not something...
The Thursday Takeaway
As the Royals swept the Brewers out of Kauffman Stadium, one pitcher took home two of the three victories. That pitcher is lefty reliever Tim Collins, who is rapidly developing into one of the top bullpen arms in the American League.
The 22-year-old Collins struggled to rein in his walks last season, issuing 48 free passes in 67 innings as a rookie. He...
After the free agent signing of relief pitcher Jose Mijares in the off-season, many fans of the Kansas City Royals thought that the young arm of lefty Tim Collins may be in trouble.
Mijares brought in for his left-handed specialty which was the job of Collins in 2011, may be able to light a fire under Collins and make him step his game up. Collins may have taken the signing a...
Tim Collins grew up in Worcester, Mass. as an avid fan of the Red Sox. But after a few failed stops along his major league journey the reliever has ended up in Kansas City. Now with the Royals, Collins reflects back on his favorite Red Sox memories and how he wants to strike out childhood hero David Ortiz. NESN's Jenny Dell caught up with Collins before Tuesday night's game...
The Royals and left-hander Tim Collins have agreed to terms on a contract for this season, leaving 11 unsigned players on their 40-man roster.
The unsigned players have fewer than three years of service time, which means their contracts can be set at the club's discretion.
The deal with the 22-year-old Collins was announced Friday, three days before pitchers and catchers are...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2012
The Kansas City Royals signed left-handed relief pitcher Tim Collins to a one-year contract on Friday.The 22-year-old went 4-4 with a 3.63 ERA in 68 games for the Royals during his rookie season in 2011.Collins was acquired by the Royals from the Atlanta Braves on July 31, 2010.
As the game deteriorated into a one-sided, fast break dunk-fest and the score became even more embarrassingly lopsided against his team, Tim Collins stood on the sideline in front of his bench in sheer disbelief, pleading for the trouncing to stop.
Collins, the varsity boys basketball coach at Big Foot High School in Walworth, Wis., couldn't believe the bizarre series of events...
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Royals reliever Tim Collins' size will always provide a talking point, But a glance at Collins' physical build and his 2011 numbers, as well as an understanding of his work ethic, could shift attention to matters more central to his career.