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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Royals sign left-handed pitcher Mike Minor to two-year deal

The Royals have signed left-handed pitcher Mike Minor, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports it is a two-year deal. Terms have not been disclosed and Rosenthal indicates the deal is pending a physical. Minor previously pitched for the Royals in 2017 as a reliever, after recovering from shoulder surgery. He had a 2.55 ERA in 77 2⁄3 relief innings, resurrecting his career.

Minor has gone on to re-establish himself as a starting pitcher since then, making the All-Star team and receiving Cy Young Award votes with the Rangers in 2019 when he finished with a 3.59 ERA as a 7.8 WAR pitcher, according to Baseball Reference. His numbers regressed last year and he had a 5.56 ERA with 62 strikeouts and 56 2⁄3 innings in 12 games with the Rangers and Athletics.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: November 29, 2020 at 11:49 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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