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15 Kyle Zimmer SP

Kansas City Royals

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Report: Royals SP Zimmer targeting late April for game action
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Royals' plan for pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer is to build up his strength in extended spring training before returning to game action in late April, Yahoo! Sports reports.

Zimmer underwent arthroscopic surgery Tuesday after feeling tightness in his shoulder during Arizona Fall League play.

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MRI comes back clean on Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The MRI on Royals pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer came back clean, reports the Kansas City Star. Zimmer might undergo arthroscopic surgery "to see what's being missed," the paper added.

Zimmer felt tightness in his shoulder during a start in the Arizona Fall League this month and was shut down for the rest of the offseason.

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Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer shut down with shoulder issue
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Promising Royals right-handed pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer felt tightness in his shoulder during a start in the Arizona Fall League last week. He has been shut down for the rest of the offseason, per the Kansas City Star.

Zimmer, who has 187 strikeouts in 152 2/3 minor league innings since 2012, has struggled to maintain health with his shoulder. He was limited to just 4 2/3 innings pitched in 2014.

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Kyle Zimmer set to make season debut
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Royals pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer will throw an inning for Class A Idaho Falls Sunday, as he continues to work his way back from a lat strain, reports the Kansas City Star.

Zimmer is expected to take two days off before making his second appearance for Idaho Falls, but his next step beyond that is not yet known. Zimmer has yet to pitch in a competitive game this season, due to a number of issues dating back to spring training. 

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Kyle Zimmer has throwing program accelerated
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Royals starting pitcher prospect Kyle Zimmer (lat strain) said the team has accelerated his throwing program, according to The Kansas City Star. The highly touted prospect might be assigned to a minor-league affiliate in two weeks to throw in relief.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/215
Birthdate:
9/13/1991
Age:
23
Hometown:
San Francisco, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Kansas City Royals
College:

MLB Experience:
0
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