Royals sign Downs
07/06/2014 12:10 PM
07/06/2014 12:17 PM
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals signed veteran reliever Scott Downs on Sunday.
Downs was released by the White Sox on Thursday after going 0-2 with a 6.08 ERA in 38 games.
The left-hander has a 38-38 career record and a 3.57 ERA in 602 games (50 starts) with the Cubs, Expos, Blue Jays, Angels, Braves and White Sox.
To make room for Downs, the Royals optioned right-hander Casey Coleman to Triple-A Omaha. He gave up a run, two hits and a walk in one inning of action during Saturday night's 7-3 loss to the Indians.
Oops, you haven't selected any newsletters. Please check the box next to one or more of our email newsletters and submit again.
Oops, you didn't provide a valid email address. Please double-check the email field and submit again.
Join the Discussion
Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.