Kyle Zimmer

Kyle Zimmer #45

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/225
  • Age: 25

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Kyle Zimmer Bio

  • Full Name: Kyle Joseph Zimmer
  • Born: 9/13/1991 in San Francisco, CA
  • Draft: 2012, Kansas City Royals, 1st rd. (5th overall)
  • College: San Francisco
  • Relationship(s): brother of Bradley Zimmer
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June 5, 2016 at 2:06 PM ET

Top pitching prospect Zimmer placed on DL

The Royals' top pitching prospect, Kyle Zimmer, was placed on the disabled list on Sunday with right shoulder fatigue.

April 6, 2016 at 3:17 PM ET

Zimmer remains in extended camp with shoulder issue

Right-hander Kyle Zimmer, the Royals' No. 2 overall prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, has been slowed by some shoulder issues and is remaining in Arizona at extended spring camp for the time being.

Awards

Kyle Zimmer Awards

AFL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
10/21/2014 Peoria AFL

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/15/2013 Wilmington CAR

Kyle Zimmer Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 3, 2016 Kansas City Royals recalled Kyle Zimmer from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
September 30, 2016 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated RHP Kyle Zimmer from the 7-day disabled list.
June 2, 2016 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed RHP Kyle Zimmer on the 7-day disabled list.
May 17, 2016 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
May 7, 2016 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 7, 2016 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Royals Ext. Spring Training.
April 6, 2016 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Royals Ext. Spring Training from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 5, 2016 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 14, 2016 Kansas City Royals optioned RHP Kyle Zimmer to Omaha Storm Chasers.
November 20, 2015 Kansas City Royals selected the contract of Kyle Zimmer from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
September 9, 2015 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed RHP Kyle Zimmer on the temporarily inactive list.
July 2, 2015 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Lexington Legends.
May 29, 2015 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Lexington Legends from AZL Royals.
April 8, 2015 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to AZL Royals from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
April 5, 2015 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
September 5, 2014 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
September 3, 2014 Kyle Zimmer assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Idaho Falls Chukars.
August 17, 2014 Northwest Arkansas Naturals sent RHP Kyle Zimmer on a rehab assignment to Idaho Falls Chukars.
June 9, 2014 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Royals Extended Spring Training.
January 9, 2014 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RHP Kyle Zimmer to spring training.
September 6, 2013 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated RHP Kyle Zimmer from the temporarily inactive list.
August 21, 2013 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed RHP Kyle Zimmer on the temporarily inactive list.
July 20, 2013 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated RHP Kyle Zimmer.
July 19, 2013 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
March 29, 2013 Kyle Zimmer assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Lexington Legends.
September 27, 2012 Kyle Zimmer roster status changed by Lexington Legends.
August 27, 2012 Kane County Cougars placed RHP Kyle Zimmer on the 7-day disabled list.
July 24, 2012 RHP Kyle Zimmer assigned to Kane County Cougars from AZL Royals.
June 13, 2012 Kyle Zimmer assigned to AZL Royals.
June 7, 2012 Kansas City Royals signed RHP Kyle Zimmer.

Kyle Joseph Zimmer Bio Info

Full name is Kyle Joseph Zimmer...resides in LaJolla, Calif., during the offseason...Graduated from La Jolla (Calif.) High School in 2009...batted .410 as a senior...Attended the University of San Francisco, where he moved from third base to the mound as a freshman...led pitching staff with 89 strikeouts in 2011...A two-time first-team All-West Coast Conference honoree and was selected a preseason second-team All-American by Baseball America and to the Midseason USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award Watch List...Posted a 5-3 record with a 2.85 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 88.1 innings during his sophomore season...Pursued a business degree at USF, where he was named to the 2012 WCC All-Academic team...Father, Eric, played baseball at UC-San Diego, while his mother, Cathy, ran track at San Diego State...younger brother, Bradley, was a first-round selection by the Cleveland Indians in 2014 and played at Double-A Akron last season.

2015

Kyle split the season between Lexington (A) and Northwest Arkansas (AA) posting 2.35 combined ERA (17 ER in 64.0 IP) in 24 appearances (seven starts) between the two stops...Returned to the mound from offseason shoulder surgery on May 29, tossing 1.2 scoreless innings for Lexington vs. Greenville...earned his first victory of the season in his next outing, June 2, with 2.0 shutout frames vs. Rome...Promoted to Northwest Arkansas July 2...went 1-0 with a 1.65 ERA (3 ER in 16.1 IP) as a reliever and was 1-4 with a 3.41 ERA (12 ER in 31.2 IP) in his seven starts...Held left-handed hitters to a .217 average (18-for-83), while righties batted .250 against him (24-for-96).

2014

Rated as the top prospect in the Royals' organization by Baseball America prior to the 2014 season.....tabbed the Royals' prospect with the "Best Curveball" and "Best Control" entering 2013 and "Best Curveball" and "Best Slider" in 2014.

2013

Kyle spent a majority of his second professional season with Wilmington (A-Advanced), but was promoted to Double-A Northwest Arkansas on July 14..Ranked seventh in the Carolina League with 113 strikeouts...needed just 89.2 innings to reach his total, while the six pitchers ahead of him all threw over 100.0 innings in the league...Recorded his second professional shutout on June 29, blanking Potomac on two hits in a 7.0-inning complete game...Posted a 2-1 mark with a 1.93 ERA (4 ER in 18.2 IP) in his first four starts with the Naturals, before being shut down for the season on August 16 with right shoulder tightness.

2012

Posted a 2-1 record with an 0.38 ERA (1 ER in 23.2 IP) in August with Kane County..recorded a season-best 7.0 innings on August 16, 2012 vs. Clinton, in a 5-3 triumph.