Kansas City Royals
    Brian Flynn
    Brian Flynn
    #33 | Brian Flynn
    Healthy
    Relief Pitcher | Kansas City Royals
    Bats / Throws Left / Left
    Date of Birth 4/19/1990
    Height, Weight 6'7", 255 lbs
    From Tulsa, OK
    College Wichita State
    Drafted 2011 - Rd 7
    Salary --
    Nationality United States USA
    2019 Season
    SV
    0
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    WHIP
    1.81
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    ERA
    5.18
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    BIOGRAPHY  
    Bats / Throws Left / Left
    Date of Birth 4/19/1990
    Height, Weight 6'7", 255 lbs
    From Tulsa, OK
    College Wichita State
    Drafted 2011 - Rd 7
    Salary --
    Nationality United States USA
    RotowireJul 14, 7:07p ET

    News

    Flynn (2-1) gave up seven runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out three through two innings to take the loss against the Tigers on Sunday.

    Impact

    Flynn allowed one run in his first two innings before allowing four hits and hitting two batters without recording an out in the third inning. The 29-year-old was put in a tough situation, making his first start in the majors since 2016 and given minimal time to prepare for a spot start after Homer Bailey was traded to Oakland less than an hour before his scheduled start. Flynn has a 2-1 record with a 5.18 ERA through 24.1 innings this season.

    RotowireJul 14, 1:47p ET

    News

    Flynn is slated to start Sunday's game against the Tigers after Homer Bailey (undisclosed) was a late scratch, Lynn Worthy of The Kansas City Star reports.

    Impact

    The Royals announced Bailey was unavailable just over a half hour prior to the series finale, leaving Flynn with minimal time to prepare for his first big-league start since 2016. Flynn has topped out at four innings and 78 pitches over his eight appearances in the majors this season, so those likely represent the upper bounds of his workload for the spot start.

    RotowireJul 2, 3:28p ET

    News

    Flynn was charged with three runs on seven hits and three walks over four innings of relief in Monday's 11-4 loss to the Blue Jays.

    Impact

    Flynn wasn't really able to stop the bleeding for the Royals as Toronto finished with a season-high 18 hits, but he at least saved the rest of the bullpen from overuse with starter Glenn Sparkman lasting only three innings. The Royals will continue to deploy the lefty as a mop-up man in relief, a role that won't lend itself to much fantasy utility.