Fillmyer (undisclosed) was placed on the minor-league injury list Friday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports. Fillmyer last pitched for Triple-A Omaha on Monday and allowed five runs over four innings. He has a 6.12 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 31:16 K:BB through six starts. The specifics and severity of the injury are currently unclear.
Fillmyer was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Monday. Fillmyer's latest trip to Kansas City lasted just three days. He did not get into a game. A corresponding move has not yet been announced.
Fillmyer was recalled from Triple-A Omaha on Friday. Fillmyer started three games and relieved in another for the Royals in April, allowing 15 runs in 15 innings with a poor 7:5 K:BB. He appears to be up as a reliever this time around, with third baseman Kelvin Gutierrez optioned in a corresponding move.
Fillmyer was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday. Fillmyer made three starts and one relief appearance for the Royals without much success, striking out just 9.7 percent of opposing hitters en route to a 9.00 ERA. Ben Lively will take his place on the roster.
Fillmyer (0-1) took the loss against the Yankees on Saturday by allowing six runs on seven hits over four innings. He struck out three and walked two. Fillmyer served up four home runs Saturday and was chased from the contest after giving up four runs during the fourth inning. The 24-year-old has a 10.50 ERA, 1.92 WHIP and 7:5 K:BB over 12 innings and lines up to start versus the Angels next Friday.