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Francisley Bueno | Relief Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/5/1981
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Royals activated LHP Francisley Bueno from the 15-day disabled list.
Bueno missed nearly two months of action with a sprained left middle finger, but he's ready to go after nine rehab appearances. He'll be stationed in middle relief for the Royals. Jun 1 - 10:39 AM

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Francisley Bueno (finger) will begin a minor league rehab assignment this weekend.

Bueno landed on the disabled list last month with a sprained left middle finger. The 33-year-old allowed two runs on three hits over his first two appearances.
May 1 - 5:08 PM

Francisley Bueno (finger) resumed throwing Tuesday.

Bueno was placed on the 15-day disabled list on April 7 with a sprained left middle finger. The Royals are hoping to get him back by the end of this month.
Apr 15 - 5:32 PM

Royals placed LHP Francisley Bueno on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left middle finger.

Bueno and Tim Collins both struggled in Sunday's loss to the White Sox and now they're both on the disabled list. Left-hander Donnie Joseph and right-hander Michael Mariot will replace them on the active roster.
Apr 7 - 4:08 PM

Royals recalled LHP Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Omaha.

Bueno appeared in one game for the Royals earlier in the season, tossing 2 1/3 scoreless innings of relief. The veteran southpaw will add depth to an already strong Royals' bullpen.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 11:24:00 AM

Royals optioned LHP Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Omaha.

Bueno had been designated for assignment, but he cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He returns to a 2.93 ERA and 1.32 WHIP at Triple-A.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013 01:42:00 PM

Royals designated LHP Francisley Bueno for assignment.

Bueno was called up on Thursday and appeared in one game with the Royals. The 32-year-old seems likely to pass through waivers unclaimed and remain in the organization.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 03:28:00 PM

Royals purchased the contract of LHP Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Omaha.

He'll take Danny Duffy's place on the active roster. Bueno made 18 appearances for the Royals last season and owns a 2.93 ERA and 47/20 K/BB ratio over 58 1/3 innings this season in Triple-A.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013 04:56:00 PM

Royals sent LHP Francisley Bueno outright to Triple-A Omaha.

The 32-year-old left-hander passed through waivers unclaimed and will continue to work out of the bullpen at Triple-A Omaha. He's posted a 3.40 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 39/16 K/BB ratio over 45 innings this season.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 06:28:00 PM

Royals designated LHP Francisley Bueno for assignment.

Bueno had a 3.40 ERA and 39/16 K/BB ratio through 45 innings this year at Triple-A Omaha. The 32-year-old lefty may draw interest from other teams on waivers.
Tue, Jun 25, 2013 04:23:00 PM

Royals optioned LHP Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Omaha.

Bueno, 32, appeared in 18 games as a reliever for the Royals last season, posting a 1.56 ERA and 1.04 WHIP in 17 1/3 innings. He should be back up at some point.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 08:20:00 PM

Francisley Bueno was reinstated from his suspension on Wednesday and threw a scoreless inning of relief.

Bueno had to complete a two-game suspension stemming from an incident in August 2008 in which he threw at the head of Alfonso Soriano. The 31-year-old left-hander will finish out the season in a middle relief role. He's now thrown 14 1/3 career innings in the major leagues.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 03:20:00 AM

Francisley Bueno on Sunday will begin serving a two-game suspension stemming from an incident during the 2008 season.

Bueno, who was then with the Braves, was found to have intentionally thrown at the head of Alfonso Soriano in an August game. He had the suspension reduced from three to two games after appealing.
Sun, Sep 9, 2012 12:12:00 PM

Royals recalled LHP Francisley Bueno from Triple-A Omaha.

Bueno, who has allowed two runs on five hits in 4 2/3 innings of relief this season in the major leagues, takes Jose Mijares' spot on the roster and will assume the same specialist role.
Mon, Aug 6, 2012 03:45:00 PM

Royals optioned LHP Francisley Bueno to Triple-A Omaha.

He was bumped to make room for the recently-acquired Jeremy Guthrie. Bueno has allowed two runs on five hits in 4 2/3 innings of relief this season in the major leagues. He'll be brought back up eventually.
Sat, Jul 21, 2012 04:49:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Brett Hayes
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Danny Valencia
LF1Alex Gordon
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Jarrod Dyson
RF1Norichika Aoki
DH1Billy Butler
2Raul Ibanez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1James Shields
2Jason Vargas
3Jeremy Guthrie
4Yordano Ventura
5Danny Duffy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Kelvin Herrera
4Aaron Crow
5Jason Frasor
6Francisley Bueno
7Scott Downs
8Bruce Chen
9Luke Hochevar