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Call to the Pen
James Shields to start Opening Day for Kansas City Royals
With three weeks to go before the season begins, the Kansas City Royals have started to align their pitching staff in preparation for when games begin to count.
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Wade Davis is no longer in the running for a rotation spot
The Royals gave Wade Davis a chance to win a rotation spot this spring even after he struggled as a starter last season, but Royals manager Ned Yost told Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star this morning that the 28-year-old right-hander is out of the fifth starter competition and will pitch out of the back end of the bullpen in 2014.
You can love Rays ace David Price, but don't get too attached
It's a fear every Tampa Bay Rays fan has to live with when it comes to the team's beloved ace, David Price.
Should the Tampa Bay Rays Extend Alex Cobb?
Alex Cobb came into his own last year, his third in the majors. The 25 year-old won 11 games and lost only 3, and his 2.76 ERA led all Tampa Bay Rays starters.
Jake Odorizzi: What Could An Extension Look Like?
Jake Odorizzi represents a different type of pitching prospect for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Picturing an Extension for Tampa Bay Rays' Wil Myers
From the moment the Tampa Bay Rays acquired him, the comparisons between Wil Myers and Rays star Evan Longoria were inevitable.
Kings of Kauffman
Dayton Moore's Role in Royals' Payroll Problems
This week, there has been quite a bit of criticism lobbed at David Glass for not increasing the team's payroll in 2014 to accommodate adding Ervin Santana or another impact starting pitcher in free agency.
St. Petersburg Times
Odorizzi in line for Rays' starting job
It's only fitting that the single biggest day of Jake Odorizzi's 2013 season came June 18. That was when he proved to himself and the rest of the Rays that he could handle pitching in the majors, the outing that propelled him to a strong finish that pushed him into prime position to claim the rotation spot now open due to Jeremy Hellickson's elbow ... (more)