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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 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

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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

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.

He'll replace Kelvin Herrera on the active roster. Coleman, 27, had an excellent 1.03 ERA and 30/9 K/BB ratio over 26 1/3 innings in Triple-A this season and could work his way into the late innings.
Thu, May 23, 2013 04:28:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman had a decent 3.71 ERA, 1.31 WHIP and 65/26 K/BB ratio in 51 innings last season with Kansas City. He should see plenty of action in the majors this year.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 11:05:00 AM

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.

The Royals called up Coleman and Nate Adcock for Wednesday's game while Vin Mazzaro was sent down to the minors and Mitch Maier was designated for assignment. Coleman has a 4.91 ERA and 23/13 K/BB ratio over 22 innings in the majors this season and will pitch in middle relief.
Wed, Jul 4, 2012 02:36:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

The move clears the way for Irving Falu to be added to the active roster. Coleman gave up five runs over two innings in his most recent appearance on Monday and has a 4.91 ERA and 23/13 K/BB ratio over 22 innings with the Royals this season. He'll likely be back at some point this summer.
Wed, Jun 20, 2012 11:04:00 AM

Royals recalled RHP Louis Coleman from Triple-A Omaha.

Coleman was sent down last week, but he's allowed to return due to the injury to Chris Getz. The 26-year-old right-hander has a 3.15 ERA and 18/12 K/BB ratio over 20 innings with the Royals this year.
Mon, Jun 18, 2012 04:17:00 PM

Royals optioned RHP Louis Coleman to Triple-A Omaha.

He was cleared to make room for Jonathan Sanchez's return from the disabled list. Coleman has a 3.15 ERA and 18/12 K/BB ratio in 20 innings with the Royals this season. He figures to return to the majors later this summer.
Wed, Jun 13, 2012 02:53:00 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
2Justin Maxwell
DH1Billy Butler
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1James Shields
2Jason Vargas
3Jeremy Guthrie
4Bruce Chen
5Yordano Ventura
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Greg Holland
2Wade Davis
3Tim Collins
4Kelvin Herrera
5Aaron Crow
6Louis Coleman
7Francisley Bueno
8Michael Mariot
9Danny Duffy
10Luke Hochevar