Tue, 24 Jul 2012 15:29:50 -0700
Retired C Jason Kendall (shoulder) felt a twinge in his surgically repaired right shoulder while trying to play for Double-A Northwest Arkansas, which prompted him to call it quits on a comeback. "I didn't blow it out," Kendall said, "but I knew the next time, my shoulder would be done. I wouldn't be able to pick up my kids or have a normal life." He played in just two games with Class AA and had a hit in three at-bats.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 12:28:24 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Jason Kendall has announced his retirement.
Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:18:01 -0700
The Kansas City Royals signed free-agent C Jason Kendall to a minor league contract. He'll report to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
Sun, 30 Oct 2011 11:36:51 -0700
Kansas City Royals SP Bruce Chen, SP Jeff Francis and C Jason Kendall have filed for free agency, according to the players union.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 21:58:51 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Jason Kendall (shoulder) will have to keep his arm in a sling for two to four weeks after having follow-up surgery Wednesday, July 13, to repair new damage in his right rotator cuff. Kendall's recovery is expected to last into the 2012 season.
Fri, 08 Jul 2011 09:29:31 -0700
Updating a previous item, Kansas City Royals C Jason Kendall (shoulder) re-tore the rotator cuff in his right shoulder and will undergo surgery next week in Los Angeles that will keep him out through the 2012 season. It is unknown if Kendall will retire.
Thu, 07 Jul 2011 14:50:15 -0700
Kansas City Royals skipper Ned Yost said C Jason Kendall (shoulder) will undergo surgery next week that will likely keep him out for the rest of the year and all of next year.
Thu, 07 Jul 2011 14:22:34 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Jason Kendall (shoulder) has suffered a career-threatening setback in his recovery from shoulder surgery.
Sun, 19 Jun 2011 12:21:21 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Jason Kendall (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment in Arizona with the organization's rookie-level team.
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 01:21:09 -0700
Kansas City Royals C Jason Kendall (shoulder) took a major step Monday, June 6, in his recovery from right shoulder surgery. Kendall took live batting practice on the field for the first time since his surgery last September, after he spent the last month hitting in the indoor batting cage. "It's a huge step," Kendall said. "It's a lot better than hitting in the cage."