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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 12:37:29 EDTRoyals general manager Dayton Moore loves to point out that his roster now, or at the end of the upcoming Winter Meetings, or at the beginning of Spring Training, or on Aug. 1 won't remain the same.
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.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 20:53:34 EDTThe Royals added four prospects to their 40-man roster recently to protect them from being picked in the Rule 5 Draft.
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.
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.
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.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:00:21 EDTCan you ace this quiz about Bo Jackson's career?
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:25:00 EDTAfter 50 years in the game, former executive John Schuerholz finds himself in consideration for the ultimate recognition of his career. He is among 10 candidates listed on Today's Game Era ballot for consideration by a 16-member committee for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame next July.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 11:52:29 EDTHere's the curious thing about the Royals as they prep for this year's Winter Meetings: They could send shock waves through the industry with some blockbuster trades, or they could be the most silent and anonymous team present.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:03:46 EDTThe Today's Game Era ballot for induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be voted upon this Sunday at the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Md. Five former Major League players, three executives and two managers will be considered, and the results of the voting will be announced live on MLB Network's "MLB Tonight" at 6 p.m. ET.
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.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:04:02 EDTCatchers Drew Butera and Francisco Cervelli have been added to Team Italy's roster for the 2017 World Baseball Classic, sources told MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi.
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.
Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:12:35 EDTIn a battle of two teams that entered the day tied for first place in their respective Arizona Fall League divisions, the Surprise Saguaros, led by Ryan O'Hearn, edged the Mesa Solar Sox, 4-2, on Saturday afternoon at Surprise Stadium.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 14:30:18 EDTThere were many factors that conspired to derail the 2015 World Series champion Royals last season. A slew of injuries and overall fatigue certainly were at the top of the list. But one can't overlook the fact that several players simply underperformed.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:04:25 EDTScott Boras, the agent for former Royals closer Greg Holland, said at the General Managers Meetings that Holland won't have another showcase before potentially signing with a team.
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 17:55:36 EDTThere's at least a decent chance the Royals will open 2017 with the same outfield candidates they had for much of '16: Alex Gordon in left, Lorenzo Cain in center and either Paulo Orlando or Jarrod Dyson in right field.
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 16:21:03 EDTRoyals general manager Dayton Moore has taken great pride in creating one of the best defensive teams in baseball. Moore has beamed in recent years as the Royals have repeatedly brought home multiple American League Gold Glove Award winners. But in 2016, the Royals, who had three Gold Glove Award finalists, got just one as catcher Salvador Perez notched his fourth straight.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 20:50:40 EDTCatcher Salvador Perez won his fourth straight American League Rawlings Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 00:01:00 EDTNow that the World Series is over, the Royals can get down to business in formulating plans for their 2017 roster.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 16:22:45 EDTThe Royals outrighted right-hander Dillon Gee and infielder Daniel Nava to Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday, and both players opted to become free agents instead.