Swarzak, 35, pitched in six video games earlier this yr with the Diamondbacks. He allowed 5 runs over 4 2/3 innings, putting out 4 whereas strolling only one. Arizona reduce Swarzak unfastened on the finish of April, and he latched on with the Royals not lengthy thereafter on a minor league deal. He obtained off to a unbelievable begin with Triple-A Omaha, punching out 14 of 33 batters confronted (42.4%) whereas not issuing a stroll. He allowed three runs (two earned) in 9 1/3 frames as a Storm Chaser earlier than incomes his means again to the large leagues.
Bolaños went on the IL earlier this week with a forearm pressure. It’s not but clear if that’ll require surgical restore, however he’s now out till not less than mid-August. The 24-year-old was off to a robust begin to the yr, putting out ten whereas issuing only a pair of walks over 6 1/3 aid innings.