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Louis Coleman | Relief Pitcher

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (28) / 4/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 202
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.
Coleman has struggled in his time in the majors this season, posting a 7.48 ERA over 20 appearances. He'll be used in a middle relief role. Aug 29 - 5:45 PM

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Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

The move clears space on the roster for the arrival of Jason Frasor. Coleman has gone back-and-forth between the majors and minors this season, holding a 7.48 ERA over 20 appearances with the big club.
Jul 18 - 8:21 AM

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman had a 6.41 ERA in 18 appearances with Kansas City earlier this season. He'll pitch in mid-relief.
Jul 10 - 3:41 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman holds a 6.41 ERA over 18 relief appearances for the Royals this season. He should get another chance later this season.
Jun 22 - 11:42 AM

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman owns an ugly 6.27 ERA and 1.88 WHIP over 17 appearances with the Royals this season, but he pitched well after his demotion earlier this month. He'll hope for better results this time around.
Jun 17 - 2:54 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman gets the boot after allowing six runs over his last four appearances. He holds an ugly 6.27 ERA and 1.88 WHIP in 17 appearances this season, but should get another shot with the big club down the line if he regains his form in the minors.
Jun 2 - 4:05 PM

Royals activated RHP Louis Coleman from the 15-day disabled list.

Coleman got a late start to the season due to a bruised right middle finger, but he's ready to roll now. He'll fill a middle relief role for the Royals.
Apr 9 - 11:10 AM

Louis Coleman (finger) is expected to throw a bullpen session Monday.

If all goes well, he will likely be activated Tuesday. Coleman began the year on the disabled list with a bruised right middle finger.
Apr 7 - 5:11 PM

Louis Coleman (finger) will throw a "high intensity" bullpen session Wednesday.

Coleman was bothered by a bruised right middle finger for much of spring training, but it sounds like it won't be long before he rejoins the Royals' bullpen. He's eligible for activation on April 8.
Apr 2 - 11:05 AM

Royals placed RHP Louis Coleman on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 24, with a bruised right middle finger.

Coleman dealt with the bone bruise for much of spring, and was enough of an issue that he won't be ready for the start of the season. With some rest he should be ready to return after just one 15-day stay on the DL, so expect him back sometime in mid-April.
Mar 29 - 5:21 PM

Louis Coleman could begin the season on the disabled list due to a bone bruise in his right middle finger.

It has apparently been bothering him for most of the spring. Coleman was considered a sure thing to make the Opening Day roster after the injury to Luke Hochevar, but it sounds like he'll get a late start to the season.
Mar 26 - 11:13 AM

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Hi-A Wilmington.

The 27-year-old essentially received the last week off due to roster maneuvering by the Royals. Coleman posted a spectacular 0.39 ERA and 24/4 K/BB ratio over 23 1/3 innings with Kansas City earlier this season.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 03:31:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

Another paper move for the Royals, as Coleman should be back when rosters expand in September. The 27-year-old has a tidy 0.39 ERA and 24/4 K/BB ratio over 23 1/3 innings with the Royals this season.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 04:01:00 PM

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman has posted a 0.00 ERA in 4 1/3 innings this season with Kansas City. He'll pitch in mid-relief.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013 02:55:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman has not allowed a run in 4 1/3 major league innings this season. He should get another shot soon.
Tue, Jun 4, 2013 05:04:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Salvador Perez
2Erik Kratz
3Francisco Peña
1B1Eric Hosmer
2B1Omar Infante
2Johnny Giavotella
SS1Alcides Escobar
3B1Mike Moustakas
2Jayson Nix
3Christian Colon
LF1Alex Gordon
2Terrance Gore
CF1Lorenzo Cain
2Jarrod Dyson
3Lane Adams
RF1Norichika Aoki
2Moises Sierra
DH1Billy Butler
2Josh Willingham
3Raul Ibanez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1James Shields
2Jason Vargas
3Jeremy Guthrie
4Yordano Ventura
5Danny Duffy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Kelvin Herrera
4Jason Frasor
5Francisley Bueno
6Scott Downs
7Louis Coleman
8Brandon Finnegan
9Casey Coleman
10Aaron Crow
11Michael Mariot
12Luke Hochevar