Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star writes that "it appears increasingly likely" that Danny Duffy will open the season in the bullpen.
Danny Duffy allowed one run over three innings of relief Thursday against the White Sox.
Danny Duffy allowed three runs on five hits over two relief innings Saturday against the White Sox.
Royals manager Ned Yost on Friday wouldn't commit to who will serve as his No. 4 and No. 5 starters this season.
Royals and LHP Danny Duffy avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.225 million contract.
Danny Duffy has been moved to the bullpen.
Danny Duffy lasted only 2 1/3 innings, serving up four runs in a loss to the Indians on Wednesday.
Danny Duffy racked up eight strikeouts over five innings of work in a no-decision against the Orioles on Friday.
Danny Duffy allowed four runs on seven hits over seven innings in Saturday's loss to the White Sox.
Danny Duffy gave up two runs in five innings, taking a no-decision on Sunday as the Royals fell to the Rays.
Danny Duffy held the Orioles to two runs over 5 2/3 innings, earning the win on Tuesday.
Danny Duffy surrendered four runs in five innings Thursday against the Red Sox.
Danny Duffy pitched well in Friday's win over the Angels, yielding one run on five hits over six innings.
Danny Duffy failed to give the Royals length in a Sunday no-decision against the White Sox, allowing three runs on four hits over 3 1/3 innings.