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Royals | Three reassigned

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:29:57 -0700

The Kansas City Royals reassigned Ps Chris Dwyer, Justin Marks and John Lamb to minor league camp Tuesday, March 12.

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Royals | John Lamb missing velocity

Mon, 25 Feb 2013 08:46:09 -0800

Kansas City Royals SP John Lamb's velocity was in the mid-80s in his spring debut Sunday, Feb. 24. He never touched 90 mph. He used to touch 94 mph before having Tommy John surgery 19 months ago and has yet to regain that velocity.

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Royals | John Lamb pain-free

Tue, 19 Feb 2013 15:29:53 -0800

Kansas City Royals SP John Lamb (elbow) is in camp this spring and is pain-free after coming back from Tommy John surgery. He's not hitting low- to mid-90s on his fastball like he did before his surgery yet, but he's not far off. Lamb has also added a new low-stress curveball to his arsenal. "I don't care how hard it is or how much it's breaking." Lamb said. "All I care is it's not hurting my elbow right now. And it's not, but… It's breaking a lot more than I've ever had a curveball break. And it's a lot harder than I've ever thrown a curveball." Lamb has also dropped 40 pounds to 197 pounds over the past 14 months. He doesn't think the drop in weight will affect his velocity at all, though. Kansas City just hopes he can pitch a full season in the minors, although there is a chance he could get called up late in the season.

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Royals | Make roster moves

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:12:41 -0800

The Kansas City Royals added Ps John Lamb, Mike Montgomery, Chris Dwyer, Donnie Joseph, Justin Marks and Juan Gutierrez to their 40-man roster Tuesday, Nov. 20, in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft. As a result, Ps Vin Mazzaro, Chris Volstad and Ryan Verdugo, Cs Brayan Pena and Adam Moore, 1B Clint Robinson and OF Derrick Robinson were designated for assignment. Backup C Brett Hayes reached a one-year, $600,000 deal Tuesday.

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Royals | John Lamb rehabbing

Mon, 20 Feb 2012 13:57:10 -0800

Kansas City Royals P John Lamb (elbow) is doing light throwing exercises in camp as he rehabs from Tommy John surgery last June. He is scheduled to return to the mound sometime in July in extended spring training. The team hopes he can pitch in the final month of the minor league season.

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Royals | John Lamb to undergo surgery

Thu, 02 Jun 2011 11:54:10 -0700

Kansas City Royals P John Lamb (elbow), the team's minor league pitcher of the year in 2010, will undergo Tommy John surgery Friday, June 3. He went 1-2 with a 3.09 ERA in eight starts with Double-A Northwest Arkansas this year.

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Royals | John Lamb nursing elbow injury

Fri, 27 May 2011 23:15:18 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP John Lamb (elbow) is out with a sore elbow. He left his May 19 start for Double-A Northwest Arkansas. He is awaiting a second opinion next week in California before the team can figure out how much time he'll miss.

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Royals | John Lamb leaves with elbow discomfort

Fri, 20 May 2011 06:50:25 -0700

Kansas City Royals SP John Lamb (elbow), one of the team's top prospects, walked off the mound after six pitches at Double-A with left elbow discomfort Thursday, May 19.

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Royals | Six players cut

Sat, 12 Mar 2011 11:33:01 -0800

The Kansas City Royals have optioned Ps Kevin Pucetas and Everett Teaford to Triple-A Omaha, according to MLB.com's Dick Kaegel. Ps Chris Dwyer, John Lamb, Steven Shell and Will Smith have been reassigned to minor league camp.

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Royals | Pitching schedule set for Wednesday

Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:06:23 -0800

Kansas City Royals SP Jeff Francis will start in the Cactus League game Wednesday, March 2, reports Bob Dutton, of The Kansas City Star. Ps Sean O'Sullivan, John Lamb, Brandon Sisk, Greg Holland and Blake Wood are scheduled to work in relief.

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