• Royals claim RHP Volstad on waivers from Cubs

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 26, 2012
    The Kansas City Royals have claimed pitcher Chris Volstad on outright waivers from the Chicago Cubs. Volstad becomes the 40th player on the Royals' 40-man roster. Opening the season in the Cubs' rotation, Volstad went 0-7 in nine starts and was optioned to Iowa on May 18. Volstad made 21 starts with Chicago and finished 3-12, with a 6.31 ERA and 61 strikeouts in 111 1/3 innings. The Royals said Friday that the addition of the 26-year-old right-hander fills its active 40-man roster. In four seasons with th...
    Sources: ESPN.com MLB.com

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