Passan said that 25 players total have been excluded from going to Toronto so far this season due to their vaccination status, and the Royals come in and single-handily raise that number to 35.That's far and away the most players a team has left behind on a trip to Toronto this season. Next closest is four players (Reds, Twins, and Phillies).
Maybe we should sell Diekman and other crap that can be disguised into value into the sellers market?Seattle and Baltimore are red hot and winning again and Toronto is going to continue to clean up on the Covid Phillies & Royals the next few days. Wild Card race is getting crazy heading into the break.
He came off the paternity list on 6/20. I wonder if that has anything to do with it? He got absolutely shelled last night. 6 runs, 3 homers including a walk-off grand slam by Mike Yaz in 1/3 of an inning. Yikes.Something’s wrong with Josh Hader. Unhittable all year then just getting bombed lately.
Of all these players KC had to call up for their series in Toronto... assume that caused the service time clock to start for at least a few? Eventually, that could cost the team many millions, right?KC's Covid reinforcements / mlbtr
The Royals announced Thursday that they’ve recalled top first base prospect Nick Pratto from Triple-A Omaha as one of eight players joining the Major League roster. Also coming to the Majors are catcher Sebastian Rivero, infielder Maikel Garciaand lefty Angel Zerpa, who’ve been recalled from Double-A Arkansas. Additionally, the Royals selected the contracts of infielder/outfielder Nate Eaton, catcher Freddy Fermin, outfielder Brewer Hicklen and infielder Michael Massey from Omaha.
As MLB.com’s Anne Rogers tweets, the roster spots of starting pitchers placed on the restricted list (i.e. Singer, Keller) cannot be filled until four days after they last pitched, per MLB rules, which explains the discrepancy between eight players being added versus the ten who went on the restricted list.