Kelvin Herrera News Archive
Herrera was tagged with his fifth blown save after allowing a run on two hits during the ninth inning of Thursday's extra-innings loss to Cleveland.
Herrera pitched a clean eighth inning Wednesday against Detroit in his first appearance since being removed from the closer's role.
Herrera will relinquish his role as the closer in the Kansas City bullpen, according to manager Ned Yost, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
Herrera (3-3) took the loss while suffering his fourth blown save Thursday against the Twins after allowing three runs on three hits with two walks and one strikeout while only recording two outs.
Herrera (forearm) said he was available out of the bullpen Tuesday, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star reports.
Herrera had an MRI that showed a lower forearm strain and he will be unavailable for at least a couple days, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
Herrera gave up two unearned runs on a hit and two walks and was pulled before he could lock down the save with two outs in the ninth Friday night against the Twins.
Herrera (wrist, forearm) is ready to return to game action Thursday, Joel Goldberg of FOX Sports Kansas City reports.
Herrera, who left Tuesday's game early with forearm tightness, is not expected to miss much time, if any. Manager Ned Yost went so far as to say the closer could be available Wednesday against the Rockies, Rustin Dodd of The Kansas City Star, reports.
Herrera exited Tuesday's game against the Rockies with right forearm tightness, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports reports.