SP - KC
The Royals recalled Jakob Junis from the alternate site. They plan to use him out of the bullpen.
He made his first relief appearance on Wednesday night and tossed one scoreless inning with three strikeouts. Before this appearance, Junis had a 6.94 ERA, 1.67 WHIP, and 16 strikeouts in 23.1 innings through six starts.
The Royals optioned RHP Jakob Junis to the team's alternate training site.
Junis gave up five runs in 2 1/3 innings in Tuesday's spot start. He has a 6.94 ERA this season.
Kansas City Royals right-hander Jakob Junis allowed five runs over 2 1/3 innings in a 6-0 loss to Detroit on Tuesday. Junis struck out two and walked one.
Junis got a spot start after originally scheduled starter Danny Duffy missed a team flight. Junis hadn't pitched since September 8 after getting hit by a line-drive against the Indians. He now has a 0-2 record, 6.94 ERA, 1.67 WHIP, and 16 strikeouts in 23 1/3 innings of work.
Jakob Junis will start for the Royals on Tuesday against the Tigers.
Danny Duffy was scratched from this start after missing the team flight. Junis isn't on the streaming radar, however.
Kansas City right-hander Jakob Junis allowed five runs over 4 1/3 innings in an 8-6 win over the Indians on Tuesday. Junis struck out three and walked none.
All of the damage off Junis came via the homer as he served up three. Overall, Junis has a 0-1 record, 5.57 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, and 14 strikeouts in 21 innings of work.