NCCU Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – North Carolina Central University alum Eric Kimber has been invited to the Kansas City Royals’ Fall Instructional League after completing a season in the Arizona Rookie League.
Kimber was signed by the Royals on June 19 and appeared in 11 games during the summer as a pitcher. He earned one win and converted a save opportunity over 15.2 innings pitched. He struck out 14 batters while only allowing three walks.
During his career at NCCU, Kimber pitched 46.1 innings with 19 appearances and 10 starts with 30 strikeouts. He was also used as a utility player in the infield and outfield, and finished with a career batting average of .256, an on base percentage of .337 and 59 runs scored.