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Royals' Logan Porter: Sitting Saturday
Porter isn't in the Royals' lineup Saturday versus Houston
Porter will take a seat after going 2-for-14 with a homer over his last six games. Tyler Cropley will start behind the dish instead while batting seventh.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Logan Porter: Playing-time outlook improves
Porter will start at catcher and bat eighth in Monday's game against the Guardians.
Porter will receive his second straight turn behind the dish and could operate as the Royals' primary backstop for at least the next week after Kansas City placed Salvador Perez (concussion) on the 7-day injured list and transferred Freddy Fermin (finger) to the 60-day IL on Monday. Since getting called up from Triple-A Omaha on Sept. 11, Porter has started his big-league career on a high note, going 4-for-10 with a home run and a double.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Logan Porter: Belts first career homer
Porter went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Saturday's 10-8 win over the Astros.
Porter began the game on the bench but entered as a result of an injury to Salvador Perez. The veteran catcher left the game in the fifth inning after a Jose Altuve foul tip ricocheted off Perez's facemask, and Porter took over behind the plate one batter later. The 28-year-old took advantage of the opportunity when he ripped a slider from Joel Kuhnel deep to left field for his first career homer in his second MLB game. Perez is thought to have avoided a concussion, but if he misses further action, Porter is the only other healthy backstop on the Royals' roster with MJ Melendez having made a full-time transition to the outfield earlier in the season.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Logan Porter: Officially joins Kansas City
Porter was called up by the Royals on Monday.
It was announced Sunday that Porter would be joining the Royals, and they officially selected his contract from Triple-A Omaha one day later. The 28-year-old will presumably be a part-time player, but he could see action at several different positions, including catcher and first base.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Logan Porter: Set to join major-league club
The Royals are expected to call up Porter from Triple-A Omaha on Monday, Ari Alexander of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Porter has been productive at Omaha this season, hitting .235 with 13 home runs, 52 runs, 47 RBI and a stolen base over 109 games. He'll have the opportunity to make his major-league debut late in the regular season, but it seems likely that he'll have to settle for a depth role behind the dish or at first base.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-0, 200 lbs|
|Birthplace: Phoenix, AZ|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|