Last Build Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 16:02:03 EDT
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 13:29:18 EDTThe Royals' front office staff made its way out of the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on Thursday morning having accomplished part of its mission to trim payroll while staying in contention for a championship run in 2017.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:38:57 EDTThe Royals passed on selecting a player at Thursday's Rule 5 draft, and lost left-hander Daniel Stumpf to the Tigers and right-hander Glenn Sparkman to the Blue Jays.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:29:17 EDTOK, so now what? Royals general manager Dayton Moore pulled off a needed trade on Wednesday, Day 3 of the Winter Meetings, moving closer Wade Davis and the remaining $10 million on the right-hander's contract to the Cubs for outfielder Jorge Soler. But Moore and his staff's work is just beginning this offseason.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:41:32 EDTRoyals general manager Dayton Moore came to the Winter Meetings with a mission: Moore needed to cut payroll while remaining competitive for a possible championship run in 2017. Moore completed phase one of that process by dealing All-Star closer Wade Davis to the Cubs on Wednesday for 24-year-old outfielder Jorge Soler.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:35:17 EDTDayton Moore and Jed Hoyer take questions after completing the trade that sent Wade Davis to the Cubs in exchange for Jorge Soler.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 17:22:53 EDTRoyals have added the exciting Jorge Soler
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 13:36:00 EDTAside from possible roster improvements the Royals may make here at the Winter Meetings, Royals manager Ned Yost believes recovery time itself could help his team the most this offseason. Fatigue from two World Series runs in 2014 and '15 may have hurt the Royals as much as anything last season.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:43:23 EDTWho 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.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:10:07 EDTRoyals manager Ned Yost knows that based on the contract situation of his core group of players, teams all across baseball are going to inquire about potential trades.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:22:40 EDTRoyals manager Ned Yost answers questions during an interview at the Winter Meetings on Monday.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:18:44 EDTThere is speculation around baseball that the Royals, because of their massive potential free-agent class after the 2017 season, could be one of the teams most affected by the new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 20:43:28 EDTThe Royals on Thursday traded right-hander Brooks Pounders to the Angels for Minor League right-hander Jared Ruxer.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:24:20 EDTRoyals bench coach Don Wakamatsu has the daunting task each season of taking the mounds of data provided daily by the Royals' analytical department and transforming it into knowledge his coaching staff can use to win games.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:21 EDTCan you ace this quiz about Bo Jackson's career?
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:00:29 EDTThe Royals under owner David Glass and general manager Dayton Moore have taken great pride in making sure the team gives back to the community. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the Royals give many thanks to a community that has supported them through the good times and bad.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:39:34 EDTAs Royals general manager Dayton Moore spoke to inmates at the Lansing (Kan.) State Prison, he was struck by the sincerity in their faces.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 13:10:57 EDTRoyals general manager Dayton Moore has talked often this offseason about the rising costs of doing business in Major League Baseball. All one has to do is look at the Royals' payroll situation heading into the 2017 season to confirm that.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:30:22 EDTThe Royals made a flurry of roster moves ahead of Friday's deadline for protecting Rule 5 Draft candidates, first designating for assignment catcher Tony Cruz, then adding pitchers Jake Junis and Andrew Edwards, catcher Cameron Gallagher and first baseman Samir Duenez to the 40-man roster.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:53:50 EDTThe Royals and catcher Drew Butera have agreed to a two-year, $3.8 million deal. Butera will earn $1.5 million in 2017 and $2.3 million in '18.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:20:00 EDTOn Thursday, Ian Kennedy helped hand out food at the Union City Mission, a homeless shelter in Kansas City. He also aided the Royals during the year, posting an 11-11 mark with a 3.68 ERA in his first season with the club.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:45:11 EDTThe Royals released their Spring Training schedule Tuesday and will open Cactus League play on Feb. 25 against their Surprise Stadium-companion Rangers.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:15:57 EDTCome next spring, Denny Matthews expects to be right back behind the radio microphone for his 49th straight year, which coincides with the inception of the Royals in 1969.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:30:37 EDTWatch mascots try to pull off the #MannequinChallenge
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:33:56 EDTWith the Arizona Fall League in its final week, Josh Staumont is making sure that both he and the Surprise Saguaros go out on a high note. The Royals' No. 10 prospect dominated on Monday, allowing one hit over four scoreless innings as Surprise rolled through Peoria, 9-3, at Surprise Stadium to increase its lead over the Javelinas in the AFL West division.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:20:21 EDTJust a few days after general manager Dayton Moore said the Royals "had interest" in re-signing designated hitter Kendrys Morales, Morales reportedly has a deal with the Blue Jays.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 23:36:38 EDTIt has been quite a week for Royals catcher Salvador Perez. On Tuesday, Perez captured his fourth straight Rawlings Gold Glove Award. On Thursday, Perez won the Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award as the best offensive catcher in the American League, as voted upon by managers and coaches.