The Royals have attended workouts of relievers Phil Coke and Alfredo Aceves recently, according to the Kansas City Star.
Kansas City is still in the market to add depth at the back of the pen. Coke, 32, posted a 3.88 ERA over 58 innings with Detroit last year. Aceves put up a 6.52 ERA in 19 1/3 innings with the Yankees.
Free-agent relief pitcher Alfredo Aceves is scheduled to throw in front of scouts Wednesday afternoon at the University of Arizona, MLB.com reports.
The Giants, Padres, Royals, Brewers and Reds are among the teams that are expected to attend the throwing session. Aceves made just 10 appearances with the Yankees last season, posting a 6.52 ERA and 16:4 K:BB ratio in 19 1/3 innings before being released in August. He owns a career 3.83 ERA in 380 1/3 innings.
The Yankees have released pitcher Alfredo Aceves .
Aceves was just reinstated after a 50-game suspension. He posted a 6.52 ERA over 19 1/3 innings in the majors.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves has been suspended 50 games after a positive drug test.
Aceves is currently in Triple-A. He tossed 19 2/3 innings in the majors this season, posting a 6.52 ERA. Aceves' suspension is not steroid-related.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves accepted his outright assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre rather than opt for free agency, reports SB Nation.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves has been outrighted to Triple-A Sunday.
Aceves was designated for assignment a few days ago. He went unclaimed on waivers, and will be sent to the minors. Aceves posted a 6.52 ERA over 19 1/3 innings in the majors.
The Yankees made several moves with their pitching staff Wednesday. They added Wade LeBlanc and Jose Ramirez to their active roster, designated Alfredo Aceves for assignment and demoted Preston Claiborne to Triple-A.
The most intriguing move is that regarding Ramirez, who has been impressive at Scranton-Wilkes Barre. He has given up just one run in 10 2/3 innings with 13 strikeouts. He has shown the ability to pitch out of jams, having allowed 12 hits and six walks.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves picked up his first win of the season Monday after tossing two scoreless innings in his team's 6-4, 12-inning win over the Cardinals.
Aceves (1-2) needed just 11 pitches to get six outs in the 10th and 11th innings, giving up one hit and hitting a batter but allowing no damage on the scoreboard. He owns a 5.28 ERA and 12:4 K:BB ratio in 15 1/3 innings.
Yankees manager Joe Giradi said reliever Alfredo Aceves is a candidate to start Thursday against the Mets, but he isn't locked into the decision since Aceves might be needed in relief before Thursday, per MLB.com. Aceves would take the rotation spot of CC Sabathia, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a knee injury.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves is the most likely candidate to take CC Sabathia's spot in the rotation, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Aceves has not started a game this year, but has appeared twice with the Yankees. Over 7 1/3 innings, he has allowed one run. Aceves has started 15 games over his career.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves was hit with a loss Saturday after giving up one earned run on two hits and one walk in two innings and striking out one in his team's 5-4 loss to the Brewers.
Aceves (0-1) gave up a leadoff double in the seventh inning and watched the runner move to third base on a balk with two outs. The decisive run then scored on a single by the next batter. Aceves would score in a pitch a scoreless eighth inning, but his offense wasn't able to make anything happen in the late stages of the game. He owns a 1.23 ERA and 6:1 K:BB ratio in 7 1/3 innings over two appearances.
Yankees pitcher Alfredo Aceves was called up Saturday.
The club was in need of more pitching after going into extras with the Rays Friday. Aceves has not been up with the club yet this year. He posted a 4.86 ERA in 37 innings last season.
The Yankees signed pitcher Alfredo Aceves to a minor-league deal on Friday, according to the New York Post.
Aceves, who did not make the Orioles roster, is expected to be in the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre rotation. He posted a 4.50 ERA in 10 innings pitched this spring with the Orioles. He can opt out of his deal on July 1.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves will not make the team and will use his opt-out clause, per MLB.com on Thursday. Aceves posted a 4.50 ERA in 10 innings pitched this spring.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves is slated to pitch Monday, according to MLB.com.
Aceves wanted to pitch Sunday against his former team, but won't get that chance just yet. He posted a 4.86 ERA in 37 innings last year.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves has returned to camp, according to the Baltimore Sun.
Aceves had to leave for a few days in order to obtain his work visa. He's expected to restart his workout routine Saturday. Aceves will compete for a spot on the team's 25-man roster. He posted a 4.86 ERA in 37 innings last season.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves is expected to return to camp Thursday after leaving camp last week to get a work visa, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Aceves will restart workouts on Saturday. He's looking to win a spot in the opening-day bullpen after going 4-1 with a 4.86 ERA in 37 innings last season.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves has left camp to get a work visa, according to MASN.
Aceves is flying back to Mexico to work out the issue. He's expected to miss a few days. Aceves is fighting for a chance to break camp with the major-league club. He posted a 4.86 ERA in 37 innings last year.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves isn't feeling any pressure with his new club, according to MLB.com.
Aceves signed a minor-league deal with the club in January, and will compete for a spot on the major-league roster during the spring. When asked about the pressure, he said he had "nothing to lose." Aceves had a 4.86 ERA in 37 innings last season.
Orioles pitcher Alfredo Aceves can opt out of his deal with the club March 28.
Aceves needs to be on the team's major league roster by that date, or else he can ask for his release with 48 hours. If he sticks it out, Aceves can again opt out of his deal on June 30.