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34 Brandon Laird 3B

Kansas City Royals

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Key Stats
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715.1691170

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Nationals acquire Brandon Laird from Royals
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Nationals acquired infielder Brandon Laird from the Royals in a trade for a player to be named later, according to MLB.com. Laird signed with the Royals in the offseason after batting .169/.224/.423 with five homers and 11 RBI with the last season.

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Royals roster moves include sending Kyle Zimmer to minors
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Royals announced several roster moves Monday, which included sending top pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer to minor-league camp. Jason AdamAaron BrooksSugar Ray MarimonJuan GraterolBrandon LairdJorge BonifacioGorkys HernandezMelky Mesa  and Paulo Orlando were also reassigned to minor-league camp.

The Royals also optioned Chris Dwyer to Triple-A Omaha, while optioning John Lamb, Cheslor Cuthbert and Lane Adams to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

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Kyle Zimmer headlines list of Royals' non-roster invitees
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Royals announced Thursday they invited 16 players to spring training as non-roster invitees. The most notable name on the list is pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer, who was considered a top 50 prospect last season by Baseball America and MLB.com.

The other non-roster invitees are Jason Adam, Aaron Brooks, Sugar Ray Marimon, Cory Wade, P.J. Walters, Scott Alexander, Juan Graterol, Ramon Hernandez, Adam Moore, Jason Donald, Brandon Laird, Jorge Bonifacio, Gorkys Hernandez, Melky Mesa and Paulo Orlando.

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Royals to pick up Brandon Laird
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

The Royals agreed to sign infielder Brandon Laird to a minor league deal Saturday, according to the Kansas City Star.

Laird played in 25 games with the Astros in 2013, and he hit .169 with five home runs and 11 RBI.

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Astros outright four off 40-man roster
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Astros outrighted pitcher Philip Humber, infielder Brandon Laird and catchers Cody Clark and Matt Pagnozzi off the 40-man roster Wednesday.

Humber went 0-8 with a 7.90 ERA in 54 2/3 innings over 17 appearances (seven starts) with the major-league team. Laird hit .169/.224/.423 with five home runs and 11 RBI in 71 at-bats. Clark went 4 for 38 with Houston and hit .217/.258/.273 in 143 at-bats with Triple-A Oklahoma City. Pagnozzi went 3 for 21 with the Astros after being purchased by the team from the Braves in early September.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Third Basemen DNQ 89
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs N.Y. Yankees820 .250 .250 .250
vs Williams (Career)000000
vs RHP3153 .188 .452 .161
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/20@CLE3111100
9/21@CLE3000000
9/23@TEX4000000
9/24@TEX2010000
9/25@TEX4111200
9/28NYY3000000
9/29NYY4000000
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
13
@Min
L3-4
14
15
@Hou
W4-2
16
@Hou
W6-4
17
@Hou
W5-1
18
Min
W5-0
19
Min
W5-4
20
Min
2:10 pm
Tickets
21
@Cle
7:05 pm
Tickets
22
@Cle
7:05 pm
Tickets
23
@Cle
7:05 pm
Tickets
24
@Cle
12:05 pm
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25
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
26
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011NYY112134013400 .292 .190 .190
2012NYY-HOU173529142800 .297 .371 .257
2013HOU257171251132600 .224 .423 .169
Total 53127122561683800 .255 .370 .197
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2011NYY1B322216513 .955
2011NYY3B941037011.000
2012HOU1B4321210011.000
2012HOU3B851321010 .923
2013HOU1B13873712081.000
2013HOU3B43101811 .900
Total  402514911432314 .980
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2011NYY00401001
2012NYY-HOU101300001
2013HOU303000202
Total 404701204
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2007 R-Yankees45168275714182962600 .367 .577 .339
2008 A-Charleston122454711243112386408610 .334 .498 .273
2009AFA-Tampa124451531202041375397511 .329 .415 .266
2010AA-Trenton Thunder107409731192222390388422 .355 .523 .291
2010AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr3112213306021242700 .268 .344 .246
2011AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr123462511202701669178400 .288 .422 .260
2012AAA-Scranton/Wilkes-Barr1305035412831215773410310 .307 .414 .254
Total 68225693426981511010043817848553 .322 .455 .272
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/215
Birthdate:
9/11/1987
Age:
26
Hometown:
Cypress, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:
Cypress Coll. CA (J.C.)
MLB Experience:
3

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