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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||81.10||4.00||5.00||0.00||4.76||1.50||66.00||37.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs LHB|| 5.0||0||0|| 7.20||0||0||2|
|vs RHB|| 11.1||0||0|| 2.38||0||2||7|
|Last 10 Games|
Blister forces early exit for Royals P Edinson Volquez
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(5/7/15) Royals pitched Edinson Volquez was only able to go three innings in his team's 7-4 win over the Indians on Thursday.
Royals manager Ned Yost said Volquez developed a blister on his hand that popped during the game, according to FOX Sports Kansas City. That led to command issues, which forced him out of the game.
"I have been dealing with that the last couple of starts and today was the worst," Volquez said, via MLB.com. "When it [burst] in the second inning, I didn't say anything. But the last inning, I couldn't grip the ball. It was tough to throw."
After giving up a run in the second inning, Volquez faced eight batters and allowed two runs in the third. Franklin Morales relieved Volquez in the fourth, went two innings and earned the win. Morales is now 3-0 this season with a 4.50 ERA.
Volquez now has a 2.65 ERA. He struck out three batters and walked six.
Yost isn't expecting for Volquez to miss a start with this minor injury.
"I asked the trainers if he would have to miss a start," Yost said, "and right away they said, 'No, we'll harden it up before his next start.' … I trust our trainers."
Ryan Madson, Franklin Morales, Paulo Orlando make Royals' roster
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(4/5/15) Ryan Madson, Franklin Morales and Paulo Orlando earned the last two spots on the Royals' Opening Day roster.
The RHP Madson was a non-roster invitee who earned a spot with his spring performance. Madson had a 3.00 ERA in nine games, with two saves.
LHP Morales was also a non-roster invitee. He went 2-0 in the spring with a 6.55 ERA.
Orlando, an outfielder, earned the last position player spot.
To set the roster, the Royals sent LHP Brian Flynn to Omaha and placed LHP Tim Collins and RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day DL.
Yost: 'High probability' Franklin Morales makes Royals' roster
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(3/31/15) Royals manager Ned Yost said there was a "high probability" that pitcher Franklin Morales will make the team's Opening Day roster, per the Kansas City Star.
Morales was signed as a free agent on February 19. He went 2-0 this spring with a 7.20 ERA. Yost said that Morales still needs to be added to the team's 40-man roster.
Royals' Franklin Morales will compete for spot in bullpen
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(2/25/15) Royals pitcher Franklin Morales will not be stretched out as a starter this spring, according to MLB.com. Morales, who is in camp on a minor-league deal, will be competing with Tim Collins and Brandon Finnegan for a spot in the bullpen as a left-handed reliever.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|5/22/15||STL||8:10 pm||Lance Lynn|
|5/23/15||STL||7:15 pm||John Lackey|
|5/24/15||STL||2:10 pm||Michael Wacha|
|5/25/15||@ NYY||1:05 pm||Nathan Eovaldi|
|5/26/15||@ NYY||7:05 pm||Adam Warren|
|5/27/15||@ NYY||1:05 pm||Michael Pineda|
|5/29/15||@ CHC||2:20 pm||Jake Arrieta|
= probable start