Until Wednesday night, Brandon Finnegan had not allowed a run in five appearances, struck out eight of the 19 batters he’s faced, impressed observers with his composure and earned manager Ned Yost‘s trust. The 21-year-old left-handed reliever probably will begin 2015 in Class AA or Class AAA, yet when team officials discuss their most recent first-round pick, they caution against self-imposed restrictions on his trajectory.
Until Wednesday night, Brandon Finnegan had not allowed a run in five appearances, struck out eight of the 19 batters he’s faced, impressed observers with his composure and earned manager Ned Yost‘s trust. The 21-year-old left-handed reliever probably will begin 2015 in Class AA or Class AAA, yet when team officials discuss their most recent first-round pick, they caution against self-imposed restrictions on his trajectory. File photo by JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
Until Wednesday night, Brandon Finnegan had not allowed a run in five appearances, struck out eight of the 19 batters he’s faced, impressed observers with his composure and earned manager Ned Yost‘s trust. The 21-year-old left-handed reliever probably will begin 2015 in Class AA or Class AAA, yet when team officials discuss their most recent first-round pick, they caution against self-imposed restrictions on his trajectory. File photo by JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

Pitcher Brandon Finnegan impresses Royals after call-up, could open 2015 in big leagues

September 24, 2014 06:24 PM