Kansas City Royals

Kris Medlen
current status: Right elbow surgery, 60-day DL
Birth Date:October 7, 1985 (29 years old)
Place of Birth:Artesia, CA
Hometown:Norwalk, CA
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2006 (10th round).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
Scouting Report
Assets: Has tremendous stuff, enabling him to strike out a ton of batters. When he's on, he can dominate the strike zone. Can both start and relieve.
Flaws: Is smallish for a pitcher, so stamina may be an issue throughout his career. Gets hurt when he loses control and command of his pitches.
Career Potential: Versatile right-hander, when healthy.