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Royals No. 1 Minor League Prospect Mike Montgomery On The Disabled List

Last winter, Baseball America ranked pitcher Mike Montgomery as the Royals No. 1 prospect. A supplemental pick in 2008, the Royals obviously have high hopes for him.

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And since it's the Royals, and they have high hopes for him, of course he lands on the DL. Per Bob Dutton of the Star:

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Royals put LHP prospect Mike Montgomery back on DL at Class AA Northwest Arkansas following a recurrence of elbow soreness.

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Ugh. This originally came up at the end of May. This isn't a catastrophe by any means but any arm injuries to a pitcher should be carefully monitored.

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Montgomery, by the way, is doing pretty well. Over 10 starts in A and AA, he has a ERA just over two with five wins and just one loss.