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TOMMY HOTTOVY RUMORS

Jeremy Jeffress, Tommy Hottovy and Jason Bourgeois, we hardly knew ye

Offseason news is dominated with big trades (like the Miami Marlins shipping a part of their roster to the Toronto Blue Jays) and wondering where star free agents like Zack Greinke and Josh Hamilton will sign. But there’s a lot of small moves Major League clubs make in an effort to improve their teams and the Royals are no different. Last week, the Royals traded reliever Jeremy...
Via i70baseball
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals trade away two relievers

In separate deals Thursday, the Kansas City Royals traded two relievers who spent most of last season in their farm system. Right-hander Jeremy Jeffress went to the Toronto Blue Jays in a cash transaction, while left-hander Tommy Hottovy went to the Texas Rangers for a player to be named and cash. Both pitchers were designated for assignment Nov. 2, removing them from the Royals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Rangers trade for lefty reliever Hottovy

The Texas Rangers acquired left-hander Tommy Hottovy for Kansas City for a player to be named later and cash considerations. Hottovy was added to the 40-man roster, giving the Rangers 35 players on the roster. The addition of Hottovy gives the Rangers five lefties on their 40-man roster. Hottovy, 31, spent the majority of the 2012 season pitching in Triple A, where he went 2...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals call up Odorizzi, four other Storm Chasers after PCL Championship Series

After the Omaha Storm Chasers lost three of four games to the Reno Aces in the PCL Championship series, the Kansas City Royals called up starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi, relievers Tommy Hottovy and Nate Adcock, catcher Adam Moore and infielder Irving Falu this week. Besides Odorizzi, the other players were on the 40-man roster. The Royals added Odorizzi to the roster to protect him...
Via i70baseball
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals recall Mazzaro, option Hottovy to Triple-A

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals have recalled right-hander Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Omaha to provide support for their exhausted bullpen. Poor starting pitching the past two games forced the Royals to make the move before Tuesday night's game against Boston. Luke Hochevar went 2 1-3 innings against the Yankees before Jonathan Sanchez was pulled with none out in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals select contract of left-hander Hottovy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas City Royals selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy from Triple-A Omaha today and optioned right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress to Omaha. With the selection of Hottovy, who is expected to be in uniform tonight (46) in Cleveland, the Royals 40-man roster stands at 40. In addition, the club returned outfielder Lorenzo Cain from his rehab...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals add left-hander Hottovy to bullpen

The Kansas City Royals have optioned right-hander Jeremy Jeffress to Triple-A Omaha and recalled left-hander Tommy Hottovy. Hottovy, 30, was 1-0 with one save and a 2.70 ERA in seven games for Omaha, striking out 17 in 10 innings. He gives manager Ned Yost another lefty available for the final two games of the series in Cleveland against the Indians, who have a predominantly left...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals Promote Tommy Hottovy

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 25, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy from Triple-A Omaha today and optioned right-handed pitcher Jeremy Jeffress to Omaha. With the selection of Hottovy, who is expected to be in uniform tonight (#46) in Cleveland, the Royals 40-man roster stands at 40.  In addition, the club returned outfielder Lorenzo...
Via i70baseball
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals sign seven Minor Leaguers

The Royals announced the signings of seven Minor Leaguers, including left-hander Tommy Hottovy and right-hander Zach Miner, on Thursday.
Via royals.com
December 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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