Making his second start of the season in Saturday's contest with the Rays, Kris Medlen allowed three runs on four hits over 5 1/3 innings.
Kris Medlen, making his first start of the season, got the win on Monday against the Orioles after giving up three runs in six innings.
Kris Medlen will start on Monday against the Orioles.
Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports that "it appears more likely" Kris Medlen, not Chris Young, would replace Jeremy Guthrie in the rotation if the Royals make a change.
Royals activated RHP Kris Medlen from the 60-day disabled list.
Royals manager Ned Yost confirmed Friday that Kris Medlen (elbow) will pitch out of the bullpen once activated.
Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star writes that the "most likely scenario" has the Royals using Kris Medlen (elbow) as a reliever when he's activated.
Kris Medlen (elbow) allowed two runs over 3 2/3 innings Monday in a minor league rehab start with Triple-A Omaha.
Kris Medlen pitched well in his first minor league rehab start with Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Friday, allowing three runs (one earned) on four hits over his four innings of work.
Kris Medlen (elbow) is scheduled to begin a minor league rehab assignment Friday with Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
Royals manager Ned Yost said Saturday that Kris Medlen (elbow) is on track to join the Royals around the All-Star break.
Kris Medlen (elbow) will throw a three-inning simulated game on Thursday.
Royals general manager Dayton Moore said that Kris Medlen (elbow) will depart for a minor league rehab assignment "sooner rather than later."
Kris Medlen (elbow) is slated to begin throwing to hitters next Monday.