Yordano Ventura will start Game 1. Johnny Cueto will start Game 2. Gentleman Ed Volquez will start Game 3.
Fox Sports Kansas City "Edinson Volquez will try to steady his personal bumpy ride Friday night while keeping the Kansas City Royals on the fast track up. With a very comfortable lead in the AL Central, the Royals will hit the road to try to hinder the wild-card chances of the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-game..." August 28
The Score "A pair of AL heavyweights wasted no time exchanging verbal blows on the heels of a heated four-game series. The Toronto Blue Jays took three from the Kansas City Royals after Sunday's 5-2 win, one in which Royals starter Edinson Volquez kick-started the fireworks by plunking Blue Jays third..." August 03
#Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez will drop his appeal and start serving his 5-game suspension tonight vs. Cleveland.
Kansas City Star "Edinson Volquez has dropped his appeal and will accept his five-game suspension when the Royals play the Indians on Monday. He will be eligible to pitch for Kansas City on Saturday against the Tigers. When Volquez’s turn in the rotation comes on Friday, Kansas City is likely to use Chris Young..." April 27
Hardball Talk "Free agent starter Edinson Volquez had a nice bounce-back year with the Pirates in 2014, finishing at 13-7 with a 3.04 ERA and a 140/71 K/BB ratio in 192 2/3 innings. Pirates president Frank Coonelly doesn’t sound like he’s in a rush to bring him back. Per MLB.com’s Tom Singer, on the..." December 15
Source w/direct knowledge: RHP Edinson Volquez is looking for a two-year, $20 million deal after going 13-7, 3.04 in 192.2 IP for #Pirates.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Bargain-hunting general manager Neal Huntington got it right last winter when he signed right-hander Edinson Volquez to a one-year, $5 million contract. If the Pirates are interested in re-signing Volquez, who will become a free agent after this season, he said the feeling is mutual. “Why..." September 23
CSN Philly "Edinson Volquez has signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The right-hander was in the bullpen Friday night for the opener of a three-game series against San Diego. Volquez was the Padres' opening day starter this season for the second straight year. He went 9-10 with a..." August 31
Los Angeles Times "The Dodgers have agreed to a major league deal with pitcher Edinson Volquez who was released by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday. Volquez’s deal is expected to be finalized Thursday according to people familiar with the situation. The Dodgers will have to pay Volquez only the prorated share of..." August 29
No one claimed Edinson Volquez. Released today
Hardball Talk "The worst start of Edinson Volquez‘s Padres career was also apparently his last. He was designated for assignment prior to Saturday’s game with reliever Brad Brach replacing him on the roster. Volquez’s final line last night was six runs — five earned — in two-thirds of an inning. The Padres..." August 24
Hardball Talk "he July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is over a month away, but the winds of change are already blowing. According to Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune, scouts from the Orioles, Phillies and Blue Jays were in attendance at Petco Park for Edinson Volquez‘s start on Saturday night against..." June 23
San Diego Union-Tribune "It doesn’t get much worse that Edinson Volquez’s previous start. On Wednesday, the enigmatic right-hander reminded everyone just how good he can be on a given day. Fresh off the worst start of his career, Volquez struck out a season-high nine batters over seven strong innings, Chris Denorfia..." June 12
San Diego Union-Tribune "Previously struggling right-hander Edinson Volquez blanked Milwaukee on five hits over seven innings Wednesday night and Carlos Quentin launched a home run onto the third balcony of the Western Metal Supply Co. building to lead the Padres to a 2-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers before 17,205..." April 25
San Diego Union-Tribune "Finally, there was good news all around for the Padres Monday. --Edinson Volquez was named the Padres’ Opening Day starting pitcher in New York next Monday with Clayton Richard scheduled to pitch the home opener at Petco Park on April 9. --Left fielder Carlos Quentin and infielder Logan..." March 26
San Diego Union-Tribune "Edinson Volquez will be the Padres’ Opening Day starting pitcher in New York next Monday with Clayton Richard scheduled to pitch the home opener at Petco Park on April 9. Volquez was also the Padres’ Opening Day starter in 2012. “I do think it’s a feather in the cap,” Padres manager Bud..." March 25