Royals optioned LHP John Lamb to Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
John Lamb was sitting between 86-89 mph while getting blasted for four earned runs on four hits and two walks while recording just two outs against the Brewers on Saturday.
Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports that the Royals hope John Lamb will work his way into the rotation at Triple-A Omaha for the 2014 season.
John Lamb allowed five runs on six hits over five innings in his debut with Triple-A Omaha on Thursday.
The Royals plan to promote pitching prospect John Lamb to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday.
John Lamb has touched 91 mph but has been working in the 86-88 mph range with his fastball this season at High-A Wilmington.
John Lamb's fastball was clocked in the 87-91 mph range during his last two minor league starts.
Baseball America's J.J. Cooper reports that John Lamb (elbow) was sitting in the mid-80s during Sunday's appearance against the Rangers.
Royals purchased the contract of LHP John Lamb from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
The Royals are likely to send pitching prospect John Lamb to Instructional League this fall.
The Royals expect John Lamb (elbow) to make his first game appearance in the first week of July.
Royals pitching prospect John Lamb (elbow) is throwing from a mound in extended spring training.
Royals prospect left-hander John Lamb will undergo Tommy John surgery Friday.