• by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Royals recall, place Brian Flynn on 60-day DL

    The Royals recalled pitcher Brian Flynn from Triple-A Omaha Saturday and placed him on the 60-day disabled list with a left latissimus dorsi tear. Flynn suffered the torn lat in April and will likely be out until at least August. The move opened up a spot on the team's 40-man roster.

  • by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

    Royals LHP Brian Flynn diagnosed with torn lat, out three-five months

    Royals pitcher Brian Flynn has been diagnosed with a torn lat muscle and is expected to be out three to five months, possibly returning by early August, per MLB.com.Flynn did not make the Royals out of spring training and had one appearance this season in Triple-A, throwing two-thirds of an inning.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Royals examining Brian Flynn for possible lat injury

    Royals pitcher Brian Flynn is back in Kansas City getting checked out for a possible lat injury, MLB.com reports. Flynn, who didn't make the team out of spring training, pitched two-thirds of an inning in his only appearance with Triple-A Omaha before suffering the injury.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Ryan Madson, Franklin Morales, Paulo Orlando make Royals' roster

    Ryan Madson, Franklin Morales and Paulo Orlando earned the last two spots on the Royals' Opening Day roster. The RHP Madson was a non-roster invitee who earned a spot with his spring performance. Madson had a 3.00 ERA in nine games, with two saves. LHP Morales was also a non-roster invitee. He went 2-0 in the spring with a 6.55 ERA. Orlando, an outfielder, earned the last position player spot. To set the roster, the Royals sent LHP Brian Flynn to Omaha and placed LHP Tim Collins and RHP Luke Hochevar on the 15-day DL.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Brian Flynn will have tough time making Royals' staff

    Royals pitcher Brian Flynn will have a tough time making the Major League roster, according to a report by the Kansas City Star. Flynn had a 1.50 ERA in nine games this spring, and manager Ned Yost said he was one of the best pitchers in camp. However, the Royals would risk losing either Ryan Madson or Louis Coleman if they sent either of those pitchers down. Flynn still has options available.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Brian Flynn makes successful transition to Royals' bullpen

    Royals pitcher Brian Flynn has made just one relief appearance in 98 professional appearances. But the team decided to convert him into a reliever this spring. Flynn has a 1.74 ERA with eight strikeouts this spring. He's been really impressive to come in and do what he's done," manager Ned Yost said, per MLB.com's Jeffrey Flanagan. "We traded for him for a reason -- because we liked his stuff. We expected him to show good stuff and he's done it.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Report: Royals trade RHP Crow to Marlins for lefty Flynn

    The Royals have swapped right-hander Aaron Crow to the Marlins for southpaw Brian Flynn, according to Fox Sports Insider Ken Rosenthal, who has further reported that minor league righty Reid Redman is also heading to Kansas City in the trade. Crow, who had been pitching for Kansas City since 2010, struggled at times in 2014 despite a 6-1 record. His 4.12 ERA was nearly a point higher than what he compiled the previous year. Flynn has pitched in just six major league games over the past two seasons.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Marlins send one lefty down, put another on concussion DL

    Two Marlins southpaws had bad days on Thursday. Dan Jennings was placed on the 7-day concussion list while Brian Flynn was optioned to the minors. Flynn made one start in his latest fling with Miami and gave up five runs on eight hits in four innings.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Brian Flynn gets hit hard in spot start

    Marlins pitcher Brian Flynn (0-1) got hit hard and took the loss in a spot start Thursday night against the Pirates in Pittsburgh. Flynn permitted five runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three over four innings of a 7-2 defeat.He owns a 9.00 ERA and a 2.14 WHIP over seven innings of work.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Brian Flynn to start Thursday for injured Jarred Cosart

    Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart was scratched from his Thursday start at Pittsburgh due to an oblique injury. Recent callup Brian Flynn will start in Cosart's absence Thursday. Cosart is expected to rejoin the rotation Tuesday against the Cardinals.