Bruce Chen 52 | Pitcher

Kansas City Royals

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Sun. Apr 20, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Chen earned his first win Saturday. Impact: Chen allowed all four runs on eight hits and four walks, but the damage could have been a whole lot worse. The crafty left-hander twice walked the bases loaded, and his only clean inning was the first, when Brian Dozier hit a fly out that nearly left the park. He faces the Tribe next.(STATS, 2:17pm)
Sat. Apr 19, 2014
News: Chen struck out six and surrendered four runs over five innings, picking up his first win of the season Saturday against the Twins. Impact: Chen allowed eight hits and four walks, so he was rather fortunate to escape with just four runs allowed and a win. His highly encouraging first start versus the White Sox has been followed up by a pair of duds against the Twins. The lefty's next outing is scheduled for Thursday in Cleveland, with Corey Kluber slated to pitch for the opponent.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Apr 18, 2014
News: Chen said he's ready to pitch against the Twins on Saturday. Impact: He had his regular turn pushed back from Thursday because of a sore back.(STATS, 6:42pm)
Fri. Apr 18, 2014
News: Chen (leg) will take the mound Saturday versus the Twins, Josh Vernier of 610 Sports reports. Impact: Scratched from his scheduled start Thursday due to a tight left gluteal muscle, Chen was given the all-clear by manager New Yost on Friday. Nevertheless, Chen has been up-and-down in two starts this season, ringing in with seven earned runs on 14 hits and two walks, while striking out 10 in 10 frames.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Apr 16, 2014
News: Chen has been scratched from his scheduled start Thursday with a tight left glute muscle, the Kansas City Star reports. Impact: While admitting that the injury affected his performance last weekend, Chen insisted that he could pitch Thursday if necessary. The team will instead give him a few days to rest up, but Chen is expected to return to take on the Twins on Saturday. James Shields will move up to oppose Scott Feldman on Thursday, with Jason Vargas opening the weekend series against Minnesota on Friday.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Apr 12, 2014
News: Chen was roughed up in Friday's loss to Minnesota, surrendering six runs and seven hits over just 3 2-3 innings of work. Impact: Chen has looked like two different pitchers in his first two starts. He limited the White Sox to one run and seven hits over 6 1-3 innings in his season debut.(STATS, 5:18pm)
Fri. Apr 11, 2014
News: Chen was roughed up by the Twins for six earned runs on seven hits through just 3.2 innings Friday night. Impact: After a brilliant season debut, Chen certainly did not produce the follow-up he was in search of, as the Twins simply had their way with the veteran southpaw. He will be looking to bounce back when the Royals travel to Houston next week.(RotoWire, )
Sun. Apr 6, 2014
News: Chen had a strong season debut but did not get a decision in Kansas City's 4-3 win over Chicago on Saturday Impact: Chen allowed one unearned run on six singles, walked none and struck out seven in 6 1-3 innings.(STATS, 2:20pm)
Bruce Chen
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 2"  Wt: 216  Age: 36
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 6/19/1977, Panama City, Panama
College: None
Debut: 1998
Salary: $3,000,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury