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Royals name up catcher Tyler Cropley, Brad Keller returns

The Royals have referred to as up catcher Tyler Cropley from Double-A Northwest Arkansas and have positioned catcher Freddy Fermin on the Injured Checklist with a fractured finger. The crew additionally activated pitcher Brad Keller from the Injured Checklist and positioned pitcher Austin Cox on the 60-day Injured Checklist.

Fermin was having fun with a terrific rookie season, batting .281/.321/.461 with 9 residence runs in 70 video games, together with a two-hit efficiency final evening. Cox was injured protecting first base on a floor ball final evening, when he crumpled to the bottom in ache, clutching his leg. Supervisor Matt Quatraro mentioned the crew believes it’s an ACL damage, however they received’t know extra till they fly him again to Kansas Metropolis.

Cox had a 4.79 ERA in his first season with the membership with 33 strikeouts in 35 23 innings.

Tyler Cropley is a local of Sioux Metropolis, Iowa who was an eighth spherical choose by the Washington Nationals out of the College of Iowa. He was launched in 2020 and the Royals signed him to Northwest Arkansas, the place he has spent the final three seasons. The 27-year-old right-handed hitter was batting .235/.329/.359 with 4 residence runs in 43 video games.

Keller final pitched for the Royals in early Might, and has been out with proper shoulder impingement since. He went on rehab project in late June, however suffered a setback that ended his rehab. He returned to rehab in late August with Omaha and improved a bit. He has struggled together with his management this yr, issuing 40 walks in 43 1/3 innings protecting 9 begins with a 4.36 ERA.



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