Bannister recalled to Kansas City

The Royals on Tuesday recalled right-handed pitcher Brian Bannister and announced that he will make Wednesday's start against the Indians in Cleveland. The club cleared room on its 25-man roster by placing reliever Doug Waechter on the 15-day disabled list.
April 21, 2009

Bannister pulled after two innings

There was a potentially interesting development today in Omaha. Brian Bannister made his scheduled start against the Albuquerque Isotopes, but he went just two innings, before being lifted for reliever Josh Newman. Bannister was perfect in his two innings of work, getting five groundouts and a strikeout.
April 19, 2009

Minaya pleased with progress

For the Mets, the true impact of this year's Winter Meetings may not be known until at least a couple of weeks have passed. That's because general manager Omar Minaya believes his groundwork set will pay dividends in the very near future.
December 8, 2006

RC Interview with Brian Bannister

The Royals on Wednesday morning acquired starting pitcher Brian Bannister from the New York Mets in exchange for reliever Ambiorix Burgos. On Wednesday afternoon, RC caught up with Bannister for an interview to talk about his reaction to the trade, his pitches, and his recovery from a hamstring injury that cost him much of the 2006 season.
December 6, 2006

Royals acquire Brian Bannister

The Royals announced on Wednesday that they have traded reliever Ambiorix Burgos to the New York Mets for right-handed starter Brian Bannister.
December 5, 2006

Q&A: Brian Bannister

Mets rookie pitcher Brian Bannister made it back from a late April hamstring injury to rejoin the team for the September pennant drive, and was in the mix as the team sprayed Champagne all over Shea Stadium. Now in the bullpen, he discussed that special night and the situation of not having a clearly defined role with Inside Pitch's Bryan Hoch:
September 21, 2006

Bannister returns to KeySpan Park

Mets starting pitcher Brian Bannister returned to his old stomping grounds Wednesday as his Brooklyn Cyclones uniform number was retired, along with the unveiling of his very own bobblehead statue.
September 7, 2006

Inside Pitch: Mets to skip El Duque

With a comfortable lead and their rotation already in flux, the Mets aren't taking any chances. They scratched Orlando Hernandez from Friday's start against Philadelphia, and he will be replaced by Brian Bannister, who was reinstated from the disabled list after Thursday night's 6-2 victory over St. Louis.
August 25, 2006