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Royals' Gavin Cross: Lands on injured list
Cross (illness) was placed on Double-A Northwest Arkansas' 7-day injured list Tuesday, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.
Cross has been feeling unwell the last few days and the team is being cautious by giving him some extra down time. He went 0-for-5 with a walk in his first two games with Northwest Arkansas before he exited the lineup, but it's not expected to be a long absence.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Gavin Cross: Climbs to Double-A
The Royals promoted Cross from High-A Quad Cities to Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Monday.
Cross will be making the jump to Double-A this week along with two of the Royals' other top position prospects in third baseman Cayden Wallace and middle infielder Javier Vaz. Over 407 plate appearances at Quad Cities this season, the 22-year-old outfielder slashed .206/.300/.383 with 12 home runs and 23 stolen bases in 94 games.... See More ... See Less
Royals' Gavin Cross: Scuffling for River Bandits
Cross is hitting .136 with 15 strikeouts and one walk in 11 July games for High-A Quad Cities.
He has a .667 OPS on the season and things seem to be trending in the wrong direction. Given that Cross is a 22-year-old who was the ninth overall pick in last year's draft, High-A shouldn't have been a big challenge for him, so these struggles are a pretty bad sign.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-3, 215 lbs|
|Birthplace: Bristol, TN|
|Bats/Throws: L, L|