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...
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7 days ago  |  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...
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Royals Make Numerous Moves For September

September brings roster expansion to Major League Baseball. The additional depth gives the Kansas City Royals some flexibility as they look forward toward a possibly playoff run. The roster moves allow the team to bring Eric Hosmer back from his injury and some familiar faces to the roster. Here is the press release that the team sent out: KANSAS CITY, MO (September 1, 2014) ‚Ä...
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September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

September Call-Ups Could Key Royals

For the majority of seasons for the Kansas City Royals, the rosters expanding in September meant an opportunity to see what players could do as a sort of audition for the following year. I can think back to late season call-ups for guys like Ruben Gotay and others who always got the Royals and their fans excited for the next season only for the next season to end in inevitable disappointment...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 08.10.14

The Affiliates had 2-4 record today, but Omaha picked up a big win late.HR Call:Johnny Giavotella (5), ¬†Raul Mondesi (5)¬†Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Omaha Bullpen (Blake Wood, Casey Coleman, Louis Coleman) ¬†7.0 IP ¬†3 H ¬†0 R ¬† 4 BB ¬†8 K¬†¬†Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Johnny Giavotella 2-2 R ¬†HR ¬†2 RBI¬†¬†Omaha Storm Chasers 4 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Colorado Springs¬...
Via Pine Tar Press
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 07.21.14

The affiliates had a good day going 4-2.HR Call: Leland Clemmons (1) Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Christian Binford 7.0 IP  6 H  2 R  1 ER  1 BB  7 KPine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Micah Gibbs 2-3  2 2B  2 RBI  BB  Omaha Storm Chasers 4            Memphis Redbirds 1The Chasers' started the road trip on a good note with a win.  Christian Colon lead the way...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamonds in the Rough 06.15.14

HR Call: None   Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Tim Melville 6.1 IP  4 H  0 R   3 BB  6 K  Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Paulo Orlando  3-6   3 R   RBI [caption id="attachment_12305" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by Levi Payton[/caption] Omaha Storm Chasers 10               Fresno Grizzlies 7The Chasers offense would win a high scoring game top...
Via Pine Tar Press
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals struggle through 9-2 loss to Astros

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- George Springer homered in his fourth straight game and went 4 for 4 with three RBIs and scored five runs in the Houston Astros' 9-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. The Astros have won three straight, matching their longest winning streak this season, and snapped a six-game losing streak to the Royals. Springer led off the eighth with a home...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals bring up Coleman, designate Maxwell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals selected the contract of right-hander Casey Coleman from Triple-A Omaha and designated outfielder Justin Maxwell for assignment before Friday night's game against Baltimore. The 26-year-old Coleman was released by the Cubs on April 14 and signed the next day by the Royals. He appeared in seven games for Omaha, going 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA. Coleman is the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals DFA Justin Maxwell, Promote Casey Coleman

The hero from the end of the Kansas City Royals home schedule last year, Justin Maxwell, has been designated for assignment as the Royals elected to call up Casey Coleman from Omaha to add depth to the bullpen. Maxwell was acquired last season for minor leaguer Kyle Smith at the trade deadline to add power to a Royals team bereft of it and he was quite good in 35 games, hitting ...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Casey Coleman, Rays get Doug Mathis

getty images The Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays have added some minor league depth to their organizations. Kansas City has come to an agreement with Casey Coleman on a minor league deal. The 26-year-old Coleman was recently let go by the Chicago Cubs. Last season he pitched at Triple-A appearing in 41 games and posting a 3.16 ERA. He appeared in 48 games at the big league...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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