Monday Dec 9
Royals to give Hochevar, Davis second mmm, sixth chances as SPs
After two seasons as a below average starter, Wade Davis broke through as a reliever for the Rays in 2012, amassing a 2.43 ERA and striking out 87 in 70 1/3 innings.
The Kansas City Star
Royals have potential trade chips in bullpen
It’s a good bet the new contract that right-handed reliever Joe Smith signed with the Angels brought smiles to Royals officials — and not just because it gets him away from division-opponent Cleveland.
The Kansas City Royals have and have had an outstanding bullpen: not just good, but deep.
Kings of Kauffman
Royals' Bullpen Dominance & Sustainability
All year long, we saw the dominance displayed by several Royals' relievers, who combined to throw 461.2 innings with a 2.55 ERA and 9.57 strikeouts per 9 innings.
Minor League Ball
Brian Poldberg named new Omaha Storm Chasers manager
Poldberg seems to be a perfect fit for the Storm Chasers. He's been in the organization for the better part of thirty years and has managed many of the guys who currently play for Omaha and Kansas City.