The Kansas City Royals announced today that they placed right-handed pitcher Kyle Davies on the 15-day Disabled List, retroactive to July 26, with a right shoulder impingement. The club is expected to recall left-handed relief pitcher Everett Teaford from Omaha (AAA) prior to tomorrow’s game against the Orioles.
Davies has posted a 1-9 record with a 6.75 ERA for the Royals in 13 starts, last pitching on July 25 at Boston and allowing just one run on five hits in six innings in a no decision.
Teaford, 27, is 0-0 with a save in two stints with the Royals, compiling a 2.25 ERA in 16.0 innings. The left-hander is also 3-2 with a 3.34 ERA in 16 games (three starts) for the Storm Chasers.