Kansas City Royals News

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  • Moore reiterates his commitment to Royals
    Royals general manager Dayton Moore held his end-of-the-season news conference Wednesday, and eventually the question of the open Braves general manager position surfaced, as one would expect.
  • Q&A: Saberhagen reflects on '85 World Series
    Bret Saberhagen turned 20 early during his rookie season in 1984, which ended with his Royals losing to the Tigers in the American League Championship Series. The next year, Saberhagen, at age 21, started and won Game 7 of the World Series.
  • Duffy's attorney enters not guilty plea for DUI
    The attorney for Royals left-hander Danny Duffy entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf Friday morning to a charge of driving under the influence.
  • Sveum shifts from hitting coach to bench coach
    The Royals began firming up their coaching staff for 2018 and hitting coach Dale Sveum will switch roles and become the bench coach, general manager Dayton Moore said Wednesday.
  • Moore pleased by 'next wave' of KC prospects
    The Royals' 2017 regular season was over less than 24 hours when general manager Dayton Moore boarded a plane to Phoenix to check out his next wave of prospects in the Instructional League.
  • Royals to celebrate 50th anniversary with book
    As the Royals gear up for their 50th season in 2018, the club has announced it will produce a special-edition coffee-table book to commemorate the anniversary.
  • Royals' Arizona Fall League overview
    Jim Callis checks in on the Royals' Arizona Fall League contingent, led by No. 11 prospect Nicky Lopez and catcher Nick Dini.
  • Royals' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Royals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Kansas City's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Inbox: Will Perez move to first and when?
    When will Salvador Perez move to first base? Is there a Minor League closer who is ready for the show? What happens with Terrance Gore? MLB Royals beat reporter Jeffrey Flanagan answers these questions and more in his Inbox.
  • Recent draftees represent building blocks
    It's still very early, but the Royals' 2017 Draft crop has the potential to be their best in a decade. Their top five selections are potential building blocks as Kansas City likely will begin to rebuild after an expected free-agent exodus this offseason.
  • Lopez leads Royals prospects in AFL rout
    A plethora of Royals' prospects led the way in the Arizona Fall League as Surprise topped Scottsdale, 11-1, on Saturday night at Scottsdale Stadium.
  • Core workout: Free-agent decisions loom in KC
    This could be the most eventful and busy offseason Royals general manager Dayton Moore has had since taking the job in 2006.
  • 3 teens at instructs may be worthy successors
    While the Royals won't have immediate replacements ready to fill all of their upcoming holes, they do have some promising position players in their pipeline. Arguably their three best prospects -- first baseman Nick Pratto and outfielders Khalil Lee and Seuly Matias -- are taking part in Kansas City's instructional league program in Surprise, Ariz.
  • Royals cut ties with Eiland, Wakamatsu
    The winds of change for the Royals started on Monday as the team announced it was cutting ties with pitching coach Dave Eiland and bench coach Don Wakamatsu.
  • Rivera, Griffin named Prospects of the Year
    Third baseman Emmanuel Rivera and left-hander Foster Griffin have been selected as MLB Pipeline's Hitting and Pitching Prospects of the year for 2017.
  • Milestone, slam, robbery lead '17 highlight reel
    After coming off two deep postseason runs to the World Series in 2014 and 2015, an exhausting and injury-plagued 2016 season was almost to be expected. But the Royals showed up in Spring Training in 2017 eager and ready to make one final run with their core group.
  • Royals 'core four' takes one final bow
    Eric Hosmer, one of several Royals who will be a free agent following the season, got a standing ovation before his first at-bat Sunday -- and then hit a home run to further delight the crowd. He and impending free agents Mike Moustakas, Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain -- who are impending free agents -- may have played their last game for the Royals.
  • Vargas falls short in bid for victory No. 19
    Jeremy Hazelbaker hit a three-run homer and Chris Iannetta went deep as the D-backs warmed up for Wednesday's NL Wild Card Game against the Rockies with a win over the Royals in the regular-season finale for both clubs. Jason Vargas fell short in his bid for his 19th victory for the Royals, who got a home run from Eric Hosmer, who along with Mike Moustakas, Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain -- who are impending free agents -- may have played their last game for the Royals.
  • Final day of featured two standoffs
    Final day of featured two standoffs
  • Draft order set; Royals pick 18th
    Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.
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