Royals activate Medlen from 60-day DL, option Pino

The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that they have returned right-handed pitcher Kris Medlen from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list. In a corresponding roster move, the club optioned right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino to Triple A Omaha. Medlen will be in uniform, wearing number 39, for tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.   Medlen,...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals recall RHP Pino from Triple-A Omaha

CHICAGO (AP) The Kansas City Royals have recalled right-hander Yohan Pino from Triple-A Omaha and optioned reliever Brandon Finnegan to their top farm club. Finnegan pitched two scoreless innings and got the win when Kansas City beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in 13 innings on Saturday. The Royals used seven relievers in the victory, and manager Ned Yost wanted another fresh arm...
Via Associated Press
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals recall Aaron Brooks, option Yohan Pino to Omaha

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Aaron Brooks is joining the Kansas City Royals pitching staff and Yohan Pino is going back to the minors. Pino is optioned to Triple-A Omaha after going 5 1/3 innings Friday in a loss to Boston in his first big league start this season. He gave up six runs on 11 hits, four for extra bases, and a walk. Brooks, a 25-year-old right-hander, is making his third stint...
Via Associated Press
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pino's throwing error in 9th gives Tigers 6-5 win over KC

DETROIT (AP) Reliever Yohan Pino, called up earlier in the day by Kansas City, threw wildly to first base, allowing Anthony Gose to score the winning run in the ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Royals 6-5 on Friday night. Gose led off the ninth with a double on Pino's first pitch, and on the next delivery, Ian Kinsler bunted down the third-base line. Pino (0-1) fielded...
Via Associated Press
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals sign right-hander Pino, designate Coleman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals signed former Twins right-hander Yohan Pino on Monday and designated reliever Casey Coleman for assignment. The 30-year-old Pino went 2-5 with a 5.07 ERA in 11 starts for Minnesota last season. He made his debut June 19 against the White Sox and earned his first win against Seattle on July 10. Pino, who also has pitched for the Indians, Blue Jays...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign free-agent RHP Pino

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals today signed right-hander Yohan Pino to a major-league free-agent contract and designated right-hander Casey Coleman for assignment. Pino, 30, was 2-5 with a 5.07 ERA last season with Minnesota and walked 14 hitters in 60 1/3 innings while striking out 50. Pino made his major-league debut against the White Sox on June 19, allowing two runs on five hits...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Monday: Pino likely to get another start

MINNEAPOLIS -- Pitcher Yohan Pino was in the Twins' clubhouse prior to Monday's game, but the right-hander has not yet been added to Minnesota's 25-man roster. Manager Ron Gardenhire confirmed Monday that the Twins do plan to recall the 30-year-old Pino before Tuesday's game -- which Pino is slated to start. A corresponding roster move will be announced either after Monday night...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins place Santana on DL, bring back Pino

A knee injury suffered by Danny Santana in Wednesday's game was bad enough for the Twins to place the shortstop on the disabled list Friday. Santana had been listed as day-to-day by the team Thursday. Taking Santana's spot on the roster is pitcher Yohan Pino, who was sent down one day earlier when the team recalled shortstop Jorge Polanco from High-A Fort Myers. Because Pino is replacing...
Via Fox Sports North
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Pino undeterred by poor outing

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Before Yohan Pino made his big-league debut at the ripe age of 30 last week, Minnesota Twins' general manager Terry Ryan said he had never had a bad start in triple-A. Pino's single start in the big leagues, the one he had waited for longer than any other pitcher in baseball, was promising. Although not a factor in the decision, he allowed only two earned runs...
Via Fox Sports North
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite rain, Twins' Pino shines in major league debut

MINNEAPOLIS -- Yohan Pino waited a decade to make his major league debut. After all that, waiting two more hours for a rain delay was nothing. Pino, at 30 years, 175 days old, became the oldest player in Twins history to make his major league debut. Thursday's start for Minnesota came after 10 seasons, 292 games and 1093 2/3 innings in the minor leagues. When he took the mound Thursday...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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