Edinson Volquez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Edinson Volquez becomes the first AL pitcher to get a hit in the World Series since 2010

    Hardball Talk "Royals starter Edinson Volquez singled to lead off the top of the third inning against Mets starter Matt Harvey. He was promptly erased when Alcides Escobar grounded into a 4-6-3 double play, but he became a part of an interesting, though not particularly meaningful, bit of trivia. As MLB.com’s..." November 02

  • Father's Day: With heavy heart, Volquez seeks clinch

    MLB.com "When Edinson Volquez arrived at his father's funeral in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, late Wednesday afternoon, he saw more than a dozen of his first professional teammates. Fourteen years ago, training together at the Rangers' academy in the D.R., they became a family, promising to always..." November 01

  • Royals' Yost: 'Still planning on' Volquez pitching World Series Game 5

    CBS Sports "Royals Game 5 starter Edinson Volquez won't be getting to New York from his Dominican Republic home after Game 4 is underway, at the earliest. Volquez lost his father the day of Game 1 of this series and went home after he was removed from the game to be with his family. Before manager Ned..." November 01

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Edinson Volquez left with his family today to return to the Dominican Republic. He will rejoin the #Royals when the WS moves to New York.

  • Volquez returns to D.R. for father's funeral, will rejoin Royals in NY

    CBS Sports "Royals World Series Game 1 starter Edinson Volquez pitched solidly against the Mets on Tuesday night (KC 5, NYM 4, 14 innings), but after he left the game he learned that his father had passed away from complications at the age of 63. Now, per ESPN the team has confirmed that Volquez has traveled..." October 28

  • Edinson Volquez did not know that his father had died until after he left the game

    Hardball Talk "This evening, just as Game 1 of the World Series was getting underway, the world learned that the father of Royals starter Edinson Volquez died shortly before game time. Edinson Volquez, however, did not. He was told by family members after he left the game in the sixth inning. While there were..." October 28

  • Report: Edinson Volquez’s father died day of Game 1

    Larry Brown Sports "The father of Kansas City Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez died on Tuesday, the same day his son was set to start Game 1 of the World Series, according to multiple reports. Z101’s Hector Gomez reports that Edinson’s father, Daniel (also reported as Danio) Volquez, died at the age of 63 of heart..." October 28

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    Marly Rivera ~ ESPN @MarlyRiveraESPN

    Source close to the Volquez family confirms to @Enrique_Rojas1 and @ESPNDeportes that Edinson Volquez's father died today in the DR

  • Royals' World Series rotation: Volquez, Cueto, Ventura, Young

    Hardball Talk "When asked Saturday why he was holding off on announcing the World Series rotation Royals manager Ned Yost said: “Because I’m being a little bit of a punk.” Today he finally revealed his plans, which include Edinson Volquez in Game 1, followed by Johnny Cueto in Game 2, Yordano Ventura in Game..." October 27

  • Marco Estrada, Edinson Volquez to start Game 5 of ALCS

    CBS Sports "As expected, Game 1 starters Marco Estrada and Edinson Volquez will return to start Game 5 of the ALCS Wednesday. The Blue Jays beat the Royals in Game 3 Monday (TOR 11, KC 8) to force a Game 5. Kansas City still leads the best-of-seven series two games to one. Estrada, 32, allowed three runs..." October 20

  • Volquez to start Game 1 of ALCS vs. Blue Jays

    The Score "Kansas City Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez will start Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against the Toronto Blue Jays, the team announced Wednesday. Pitching coach Dave Eiland told reporters of the decision shortly after the Royals clinched their second straight trip to the..." October 15

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughStar

    Yordano Ventura will start Game 1. Johnny Cueto will start Game 2. Gentleman Ed Volquez will start Game 3.

  • Royals need a consistently good Volquez -- not just every other start

    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

  • Volquez calls Donaldson 'a little baby,' Ventura takes shot at Bautista

    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

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    Kansas City Royals @Royals

    #Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez will drop his appeal and start serving his 5-game suspension tonight vs. Cleveland.

  • Edinson Volquez drops suspension appeal, can pitch again Saturday

    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

  • Pirates president Frank Coonelly downplays possibility of Edinson Volquez return

    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

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    Mike Berardino @MikeBerardino

    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.

  • Pirates Volquez open to re-signing with team

    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

  • Dodgers ink Volquez to one-year deal

    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

  • Dodgers reach agreement with pitcher Edinson Volquez

    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

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    U-T Padres @UTPadres

    No one claimed Edinson Volquez. Released today

  • Padres cut Edinson Volquez after horrible outing

    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

  • Volquez drawing interest from multiple teams

    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

  • Volquez sparkles in Padres' 5-3 win over Braves

    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

  • Volquez, Quentin lead Padres to 2-1 win

    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

  • Volquez Opening Day starter; Quentin, Forsythe playing Tuesday

    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

  • Volquez named Opening Day starter for Padres

    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

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