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Baltimore Sun Sep 5, 2014

Royals release former Oriole Bruce Chen

The Kansas City Royals said Friday they have released pitcher Bruce Chen. Chen, 37, went 2-4 with a 7.45 ERA in 13 games for the Royals this season, including seven starts, before he was designated for assignment on Aug. 29. The veteran left-hander has pitched for 10 teams in his 16-year MLB career, going 82-80 with a 4.58 ERA in 398 games, including 225 starts. He appeared in 113 games for the Royals between 2009-14.

Veteran pitcher Bruce Chen released by Royals

NEW YORK — Left-hander Bruce Chen has been released by the Kansas City Royals. The 37-year-old pitcher was designated for assignment Aug. 29, a day after he gave up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to Minnesota. Chen began the season in the rotation, went on the disabled list with a back injury and finished 2-4 with a 7.45 ERA in 13 games. He had a 47-43 record with a 4.53 ERA in six seasons with Kansas City. read more
KFFL Sep 5, 2014

Royals | Release Bruce Chen

Kansas City Royals SP Bruce Chen was released Friday, Sept. 5.

White Sox nemesis cut loose by KC

CHICAGO – There just weren’t enough Chicago White Sox lineups out there to keep pitcher Bruce Chen employed, as the left-hander was designated for assignment Friday by the Kansas City Royals. Chen's mastery of the White Sox has surfaced primarily over the last few years with the Royals. The soft-tossing left-hander has tied the White Sox in knots start after start Chen has an 8-5 career record against the White Sox with a 3.40 ERA over 129 2/3 innings.
Topeka Capital-Journal Aug 29, 2014

Royals cut LHP Bruce Chen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals have designated left-hander Bruce Chen for assignment after six seasons with the team. Friday’s move came one day after he gave up six runs in the 10th inning of an 11-5 loss to Minnesota. The 37-year-old Chen is 2-4 with a 7.45 ERA in 13 games this season. He was in the Royals’ rotation when the season began, but went on the 60-day disabled list with a back injury. The Royals recalled right-hander Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha to take Chen’s spot in the bullpen. read more
Baltimore Sun Aug 29, 2014

Royals designate ex-Oriole Chen for assignment

The Kansas City Royals began to steel themselves for the AL Central pennant race Friday, designating journeyman hurler Bruce Chen for assignment. The Royals and Chen had agreed to terms on a one-year contract with a mutual 2015 option in February. The itinerant 37-year-old Chen found a home with the Royals, for whom he has played since 2009. This season, the oldest pitcher on the Kansas City staff struggled to a 2-4 record and 7.45 earned run average over 13 appearances -- seven of those as a starter. Chen has a career mark of...
KFFL Aug 29, 2014

Royals | Designate Bruce Chen

Kansas City Royals SP Bruce Chen was designated from assignment Friday, Aug. 28. In a ...

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