All posts tagged "Kansas City Royals"

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    What Can the Pirates Learn From Nathan Adcock?

    Adcock currently has a 2.03 ERA in 13.1 innings for the Royals. Yesterday I started working on an article talking about how I'm still not sold that Nathan Adcock is completely lost.  As you may know, a player isn't officially lost in the Rule 5 draft until he has spent an entire...

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    Adcock Makes Royals’ Opening Day Roster

    Adcock finds a spot on Royals 25-manThe Kansas City Royals announced today that pitcher Nathan Adcock will be on the team's opening day roster, meaning he will stay with the organization for now. Adcock was left off the Pirates 40-man roster in December, making him eligible for this year’s Rule 5 draft....

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    Two Left Handers Hit the Waiver Wire

    The past few days have seen two left handed pitchers hit the waiver wire around baseball.  With the Pittsburgh Pirates holding the number one waiver claim, and in need of left handed relievers, let's take a look at the two options available: Rommie Lewis, Toronto Blue Jays, DFA to make room for...

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    Greinke Prevents Sweep

    Zach Greinke was once again tough, allowing just two runs - split apart by an hour long rain delay - in 6-1/3 innings of work. The Bucs were trailing 2-0 heading into the bottom of the 7th. Adam LaRoche singled and after Andy LaRoche tripled him in, play was stopped. Jamey Wright...

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    Maholm Sharp as Bucs Win 4th Straight

    Paul Maholm allowed just four singles, a triple and two runs in seven innings to beat KC. He put the Pirates in a hole early as Billy Butler had RBI singles in the first and third innings. But Delwyn Young popped a three run homer in the fourth and added an insurance...

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    Vasquez Sharp in Bucs Debut

    Exit Ian Snell, enter Virgil Vasquez. The Pirates waiver wire acquisition who hadn't tossed in the Show since 2007 picked up his first career win with six solid innings. He allowed four hits and two runs, while whiffing seven. He took the roster spot of the struggling Ian Snell who was sent...

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