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Soler, Gordon entering crucial seasons

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:52:24 EDT

All eyes in the Royals' front office will be on Jorge Soler and Alex Gordon in 2018, for similar reasons -- they both need strong and productive seasons. Soler, acquired from the Cubs in the Wade Davis deal, can justify the trade with a breakthrough season. Gordon still provides elite defense, but the club might have to make an uncomfortable decision if his offensive struggles continue.

Moore thrilled with KC prospects this spring

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 21:02:47 EDT

One of the benefits of Spring Training for Royals general manager Dayton Moore is the proximity to his Minor League players.

Merrifield feels 'awful' for Bumgarner after injury

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 20:16:52 EDT

Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield was just as much in shock as everyone else regarding the news that Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner suffered a fractured left hand after being hit by a Merrifield line drive on Friday.

Karns ready to go after final spring outing

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:30:20 EDT

Right-hander Nathan Karns, the Royals' No. 4 starter, pronounced himself ready to go for the regular season after his final Spring Training start on Thursday.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 18:38:27 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Royals depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

Schwindel keeps 'cooking' at plate for Royals

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:00:11 EDT

Royals first baseman Frank Schwindel, 25, is perhaps the hottest hitter in Spring Training. He entered Thursday in a 13-for-17 stretch with six homers and 16 RBIs, raising his average to .378.

Hammel fans 7 in uneven start vs. Indians

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:13:18 EDT

Royals right-hander Jason Hammel's final Cactus League start on Wednesday against the Indians was one he'll quickly forget.

Royals' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:26:59 EDT

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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

Salvy jokes about charging pal Carrasco

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 23:01:35 EDT

Salvy jokes about charging pal Carrasco

O'Hearn among Royals' nine roster moves

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:14:27 EDT

The Royals made nine more roster moves on Wednesday, including red-hot first baseman Ryan O'Hearn, right-hander Josh Staumont and left-hander Richard Lovelady.

Gordon to hit in Minors games to get more reps

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:40:16 EDT

Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday he likely will send the Alex Gordon to play in some Minor League games starting Thursday in hopes of helping the struggling veteran get his timing back.

Yost plans to use Grimm in setup role

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:40:26 EDT

Royals manager Ned Yost said right-hander Justin Grimm, signed Sunday, is headed for some type of setup role in the bullpen.

Royals agree to Minors deal with Buchholz

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:27:22 EDT

The Royals agreed to a Minor League deal with right-hander Clay Buchholz on Monday.

Goins singles with assist from umpire

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:23:25 EDT

Ryan Goins singled with an assist from the umpire

Mayberry reflects on different hitting era

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:57:47 EDT

If only former Royals slugger John Mayberry had played his career in today's era, he would have been an analytics darling.

Royals holiday, special event uniforms unveiled

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:36:34 EDT

Major League Baseball on Monday unveiled the full lineup of holiday and special event uniforms that will be worn in 2018.

Royals sign Grimm; option 4 to Triple-A Omaha

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:45:00 EDT

In addition to optioning four players to Triple-A Omaha and designating Sam Gaviglio for assignment on Sunday morning, the Royals also announced they have signed reliever Justin Grimm, who was released by the Cubs just three days earlier, to a one-year Major League contract worth $1.25 million, with $300,000 in performance-based incentives, according to a source.

#SolerPower: Jorge crushes Cactus-best 6th HR

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:00:33 EDT

#SolerPower: Jorge crushes Cactus-best 6th HR

Jay likely to open as Royals' leadoff hitter

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:12:51 EDT

Jon Jay will likely start the season batting leadoff for the Kansas City Royals.

Moustakas slugs 1st HR since rejoining Royals

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:45:51 EDT

There was some concern that Mike Moustakas would not get enough at-bats to get his timing down before Spring Training concludes. But after two games, Moustakas has put any anxieties to rest.

O'Hearn among top prospect performers

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:19:33 EDT

Royals slugger Ryan O'Hearn was among top prospect performers in Spring Training on Saturday.

Moustakas makes return to KC lineup

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:05:24 EDT

Mike Moustakas was back in the Royals' lineup for the first time since re-signing with the club last Saturday. He went 1-for-4 with a two-run single.

Flynn headlines out-of-options Royals players

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:28:03 EDT

Royals left-hander Brian Flynn is just one of several Royals players who is out of options. The Royals will have some tough decisions to make with regards to these players soon.

Royals tab Duffy for opener vs. White Sox

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:31:03 EDT

Danny Duffy will get the ball for the Royals on Opening Day.

Hammel finding feel for two-seam fastball

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:01:24 EDT

Royals right-hander Jason Hammel's primary mission this spring was to command his two-seam fastball and get more ground balls. After Thursday's start against the Dodgers, a 14-8 win by the Royals, Hammel believes he's getting really close.

Revisiting Royals' projected Opening Day roster

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:33:21 EDT

The Royals break camp in less than 11 days, and they still have several key roster decisions to make. Do they keep four or five outfielders? Five or six infielders? Seven or eight bullpen arms? We'll know the answers soon enough.

Peralta comfortable with role in KC's bullpen

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:40:19 EDT

Royals manager Ned Yost hasn't made any proclamations about right-hander Wily Peralta's role in 2018. But with all the spots in the club's rotation taken basically before camp opened, it seemed an obvious conclusion that Peralta, a former starter, was a strong candidate to transition to the bullpen.

Actor Caviezel 'plays part' at Royals camp

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:35:21 EDT

After legendary Bo Jackson and comedic actor Rob Riggle spent some time in camp earlier this month, actor Jim Caviezel showed up to take some batting practice on Wednesday with the Royals and throw out the ceremonial first pitch before their game against the Cubs at Surprise Stadium.

Royals view Dozier as future first baseman

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:55:13 EDT

When camp opened, Hunter Dozier appeared to have at least a fair chance at becoming the Opening Day first baseman. Of course, that all changed when the Royals signed veteran Lucas Duda.

Royals unveil annual organizational awards

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:45:30 EDT

Just before the Royals unveiled their annual organizational awards here on Tuesday morning, the club wanted to informally recognize a veteran player whom few thought would even be in attendance.

Dozier, Zimmer among Royals' roster trims

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 00:39:48 EDT

The Royals on Monday night made their first round of camp reductions, which included optioning corner infielder Hunter Dozier and right-hander Kyle Zimmer to Triple-A Omaha.

KC prospect Staumont pitching only from stretch

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:11:54 EDT

The talent is there. No one has ever disputed that. Ever since the Royals took right-hander Josh Staumont in the second round of the 2015 Draft, he and his 100-mph fastball have been the center of conversation virtually where ever he has gone.