Bruce Chen will start the season pitching out of the bullpen.
Bruce Chen was hammered for seven runs -- six earned -- in five innings Saturday against the Cubs.
Bruce Chen, Will Smith, Luis Mendoza and Yordano Ventura will be considered for the fifth spot in the Royals' starting rotation.
Bruce Chen allowed one earned run over three innings Tuesday in the Royals' 8-2 defeat of the A's.
Bruce Chen will not pitch for China in the World Baseball Classic.
Bruce Chen will pitch for China in the World Baseball Classic.
Bruce Chen surrendered six runs -- two earned -- on 10 hits and a walk over 5 2/3 innings in Monday's loss to the Tigers.
Bruce Chen pitched decently in Tuesday’s loss to the Tigers, allowing just two runs on over 6 2/3 innings.
Bruce Chen held the White Sox to five hits in 6 2/3 scoreless innings of Wednesday's 3-0 victory.
Bruce Chen was once again hammered in a no-decision against the Angels on Friday, surrendering five runs on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings.
Bruce Chen turned in another awful performance in Saturday's loss to the White Sox, allowing five runs on six hits over his six innings of work.
Bruce Chen baffled the Tigers in Wednesday's 1-0 victory, allowing just five baserunners in eight scoreless frames.
Bruce Chen turned in a rare quality start in a no-decision against the Red Sox on Friday, surrendering three runs on eight hits over his six-plus innings.
Bruce Chen allowed four runs on four hits, three walks and two home runs in 5 1/3 innings of Sunday's loss to the Orioles.