Tim Collins leaves spring debut with tight left elbow

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Royals reliever Tim Collins missed time last season with a flexor strain in his left elbow and again had an issue with the joint Wednesday in his 2015 Cactus League debut …

Collins allowed a double and a walk in the short appearance Wednesday versus the Rangers, throwing only nine of his 17 pitches for strikes. If he’s dealing with something serious, left-handed pitching prospect Brandon Finnegan will have a better shot at making the Opening Day roster.