Luis Mendoza RUMORS & NEWS

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    Bob Dutton @Royals_Report

    Former #Royals RHP Luis Mendoza's new two-year deal with Nippon Ham Fighters is for approximately $1 million a year. Made $532,000 in 2013.

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    Kansas City Royals @Royals

    The #Royals have requested release waivers on right-handed pitcher Luis Mendoza, who plans to pitch in Japan next season.

  • Royals' bullpen coach had a hand in Mendoza’s improvement

    Kansas City Star "Luis Mendoza was a broken pitcher when the Royals took him off the Rangers’ hands in a 2010 trade. It wasn’t that Mendoza, who won the fifth spot in Royals’ rotation during spring training and will make his second start in Friday’s series opener against Toronto, lacked big-league..." April 12

  • Chen goes to bullpen as Mendoza wins final spot in rotation

    Kansas City Star "The final spot in the Royals’ rotation goes to right-hander Luis Mendoza after a series of strong spring performances. Mendoza, 29, won the job Tuesday morning when manager Ned Yost announced plans to shift left-hander Bruce Chen to the bullpen. “Mendy had a better spring,” Yost said. “He’s..." March 27

  • Royals pick Mendoza for final spot in rotation; Chen goes to bullpen

    Kansas City Star "The final spot in the Royals’ rotation goes to right-hander Luis Mendoza after a series of strong spring performances. Mendoza, 29, won the job Tuesday morning when manager Ned Yost announced plans to shift left-hander Bruce Chen to the bullpen. “Mendy had a better spring,” Yost said. “He’s..." March 26

  • Why Not Luis Mendoza As The Fifth Starter?

    Royals Review "This spring - like the last one - promises to be devoid of drama. Aside from some ginned up competition at second base (if you don't think Chris Getz isn't a fait accompli, you haven't been paying attention) pretty much all that's left to decide are the back of the bullpen spots. Not very..." February 07

  • Why Not Luis Mendoza As The Fifth Starter?

    Royals Review "This spring - like the last one - promises to be devoid of drama. Aside from some ginned up competition at second base (if you don't think Chris Getz isn't a fait accompli, you haven't been paying attention) pretty much all that's left to decide are the back of the bullpen spots. Not very..." February 06