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Royals option Hendriks to Double A, activate Downs, claim Nix off waivers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals again were busy massaging their roster before Thursday's game as they activated left-hander Scott Downs, optioned right-hander Liam Hendriks to Double-A Northwest Arkansas and claimed utility infielder Jayson Nix off waivers. To make room for Nix on the 40-man roster, the Royals put minor-league pitcher Michael Mariot on the 60-day disabled list...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Thursday: August 28, 2014

Holy cow am I on a losing streak! Wednesday was the fourth straight negative day and this one was really negative. At one point, I was 0-6 and then 1-8. How can you be that wrong that often? What the heck happened in Philadelphia to the Nationals? The Yankees....the Yankees got nine straight hits off of David Price. Whuh!? The Brewers' bullpen blows a lead and then loses in...
Via The Flagrant Fan
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks dazzles, Royals bat around in eighth to pull off another wild win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The late-inning magic that has been missing much of the season for the Royals suddenly arrived this week at Kauffman Stadium. A night after the Royals needed Alex Gordon's walk-off two-run homer to beat the Twins, Kansas City again trailed 1-0 heading into the late innings. And once again they broke the Twins' hearts, this time with a six-run explosion...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins dealt defeat by familiar face in Hendriks

By most accounts, Twins right-hander Phil Hughes had been one of baseball's best pitchers in August leading up to Wednesday's start against Kansas City. Hughes was 4-0 with a 1.32 ERA in his first four starts this month, walking just two batters while striking out 30. But on Wednesday night, Hughes was outdueled by a familiar face for Twins fans. Right-hander Liam Hendriks...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks, who is making a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota. Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura, whose turn was skipped in the rotation so that he could rest his sore lower back. Crow is headed...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals option reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

  The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota. Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura, whose turn was skipped in the rotation so that he can rest his sore lower back. Crow is headed to Northwest Arkansas...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota. Hendriks was called up from Triple-A Omaha to start in place of Yordano Ventura, whose turn was skipped in the rotation so that he can rest his sore lower back. Crow is headed...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals seek help from Down Under as Hendriks gets emergency start

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Liam Hendriks will become just the third Australian ever to don a Royals uniform, following first baseman Justin Huber and left-hander Graeme Lloyd from years ago, but Hendriks really has no time to think about any of that. Hendriks has been called upon for an emergency start tonight for the first-place Royals against the Minnesota Twins in yet another...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks on start for Royals: 'It could be really good or really bad'

Yordano Ventura has come into his own lately, but the Kansas City Royals are choosing to exercise caution by skipping his turn. Instead, they'll look to Liam Hendriks to knock off his former team. Hendriks makes his Royals debut Wednesday night against the visiting Minnesota Twins. Ventura was initially scheduled to start but will rest his sore back, which bothered him in his...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hendriks on start for Royals: 'It could be really good or really bad'

Yordano Ventura has come into his own lately, but the Kansas City Royals are choosing to exercise caution by skipping his turn. Instead, they'll look to Liam Hendriks to knock off his former team. Hendriks makes his Royals debut Wednesday night against the visiting Minnesota Twins. Ventura was initially scheduled to start but will rest his sore back, which bothered him in his...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Ventura to skip next start due to back soreness

  The Royals are skipping right-hander Yordano Ventura's next turn in the rotation to rest his sore back, clearing the way for Liam Hendriks to make his first start for the club since arriving in a trade from Toronto. Royals manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday night's series opener against Minnesota that Ventura experienced some pain in his lower back after his last start...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura back injury will force him to miss a start; Infante hurting, too

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's that time of the year when a long, grueling season takes its physical toll. The Royals are experiencing that as manager Ned Yost indicated Tuesday that starter Yordano Ventura will miss his next scheduled start Wednesday because of mid-back stiffness. Yost said the injury does not appear serious, but the Royals believe the safest measure is for Ventura...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dayton Blows Up Team

  I don’t get it. Dayton Moore, try as he may, just cant seem to please everyone. On Monday, he traded Danny Valencia for an old backup catcher and a project AAA pitcher. I like the trade. Don’t love it…but its so minor, honestly who cares? Many feel that losing Danny Valencia means losing a good right handed hitter, which is true. There are always two sides to a coin however...
Via Royals Blue
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jays get third baseman from Kansas City in deadline-week trade

It is hardly the blockbuster that many fans were hoping for but the Toronto Blue Jays have made a deal in advance of Thursday’s non-waiver Major League Baseball trade deadline. The Blue Jays have sent backup catcher Erik Kratz and pitcher Liam Hendriks, who were both playing in Triple-A for the Buffalo Bisons, to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for third baseman Danny Valencia...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals trade Valencia, designate Hayes for assignment

BOSTON -- The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-hander Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz to the Kansas City Royals for infielder Danny Valencia. The deal between playoff contenders was announced as the Blue Jays were starting their game in Boston on Monday night. The 29-year-old Valencia hit .282 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 36 games for Kansas City. He also has played for...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals acquire Liam Hendriks from Blue Jays

The Kansas City Royals have acquired right-handed pitcher Liam Hendriks from the Toronto Blue Jays, according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com. Catcher Erik Kratz is likely to headed to Kansas City as well, reports Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.com. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays win ninth straight with great defence and peculiar play

There are ground ball pitchers. And there are fly ball pitchers. Liam Hendriks is a warning-track pitcher. Blue Jays outfielders tracked down four drives on the track — two in spectacular fashion — as the Jays scored a walk-off 3-2 win in the ninth before only 17,309 fans at the Rogers Centre on Wednesday night. The Jays won their ninth straight as Dioner Navarro opened the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Liam Hendriks plays first game with the Jays and gets first win

As the current leaders of the AL East, the Toronto Blue Jays took a chance when they added Liam Hendriks to the
Via On-Base Talk
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays rolling under the radar

Since the May 4, the Toronto Blue Jays have gone 15-5, and have climbed from last to first in the American League East.  With a win Saturday, their fifth in a row, and a New York Yankees loss, the Jays now hold a two game lead in the division. A big reason for this streak has been the starting pitching.  Over the last time through, a Jays starter has given up two or more runs only...
Via Sports-Glory
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays get solid outing from Liam Hendriks in win over A's

Beating this Oakland Athletics team is never easy and the Blue Jays had to work and sweat to get the job done on Friday night. There were a number of Blue Jays that got the job done in style this game ,led by Liam Hendriks who was making his Jays debut. The 25-year-old right-hander, who is a native of Perth, Australia, squared up against the A’s, the hottest team in the big leagues...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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