Kelvin Herrera

Choo loses fly in the sun as Royals shade Rangers - Taipei Times

On a bright afternoon in Kansas City, the Royals shaded the Texas Rangers. Texas right fielder Choo Shin-soo on Sunday lost Lorenzo Cain’s routine fly in the sun and the ball glanced off his glove for an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Royals over ...

Mets closer Jeurys Familia officially placed on disabled list

MILWAUKEE — Jeurys Familia was officially placed on the disabled list Friday afternoon. The Mets closer, who was diagnosed with an arterial clot in his right shoulder was scheduled to be examined by Dr. Robert Thompson in St. Louis on Friday. Mets GM Sandy Alderson was expected...

Kelvin Herrera is missing save opportunities amid the Royals’ offensive woes

Kelvin Herrera is in a new position. As a first-year closer, he’s having to wait out save opportunities — and the Royals aren’t giving him that with regularity. ...

The slider has hurt Royals closer Herrera, but here’s why he’ll keep throwing it | The Kansas City Star

The pitch was born during the second half of the 2015 season, in the months before a deep playoff run. Reliever Kelvin Herrera saw it as the next phase of his development. ...

Slider has hurt Kelvin Herrera twice in 2017

First it was Houston's Jake Marisnick who knocked one out at Minute Maid Park last Sunday, creating a blown save for Herrera in a game Kansas City eventually lost, 5-4. Then on Thursday, Oakland'...

Royals hope Herrera can be their next great closer

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Kelvin Herrera is the remaining reliever from a once-dominant Kansas City bullpen that included Wade Davis and Greg Holland. Davis was dealt to the World Series champion...

Herrera to be Royals' closer after Davis, Holland leave

Kelvin Herrera is the remaining reliever from a once-dominant Kansas City bullpen that included Wade Davis and Greg Holland.Davis was dealt to the World Series champion Chicago Cubs during the of...

KC Royals: Thoughts on the bullpen

Wade Davis is gone. So is Luke Hochevar and Greg Holland. What’s in store for the KC Royals bullpen in 2017? No unit was more associated with Kansas City’s back-to-back World Series runs in ...

Why Ned Yost’s job might get a lot more complicated in 2017

The main thing an American League manager does, besides leaning on a dugout railing looking thoughtful, is handling the pitching staff.If the Kansas City Royals had a lead after six innings two y...

Dayton Moore, Joakim Soria, Kelvin Herrera and the Royals’ bullpen scoreless streak

According to Rustin Dodd’s story this morning, the Royals bullpen’s scoreless streak ended Friday night at 42  1/3 innings. I bring that up for two reasons:1. If it’s wrong I get to blame...

Royals will use Kelvin Herrera in eighth inning as Joakim Soria works through mechanical flaw

The discovery came as the struggles mounted. Joakim Soria and Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland pored over video clips in a back room inside the clubhouse, looking for any hint of something amiss...