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  • • Royals Make A Number Of Roster Moves
    The Kansas City Royals have been busy this afternoon. They announced a number of roster moves. In terms of additions, Kelvin Gutierrez has been reinstated to the active roster from the injured list, and Nick Heath has been recalled. To make room, Matt Reynolds has been designated for assignment and Ryan McBroom has been assigned…...2020
  • • Royals Place Jorge Soler On IL
    The Kansas City Royals announced that outfielder Jorge Soler has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain. Matt Reynolds has been recalled to take his roster spot. Soler has not appeared in a game since Saturday. The Royals had hoped he’d heal enough from a few days off, but they…...2020
  • • Thom Brennaman suspended by Reds for using gay slur
    Thom Brennaman has been suspended by the Cincinnati Reds for using a gay slur while on air Wednesday. Brennaman was calling the first game of a doubleheader between the Reds and Kansas City Royals....2020
  • • Reds suspend broadcaster Thom Brennaman for anti-gay slur
    The Cincinnati Reds have suspended television broadcaster Thom Brennaman for using an anti-gay slur while on the air during Wednesday's game versus the Kansas City Royals....2020
  • • Patrick Mahomes reflects on his new $500M deal and becoming Royals part owner | QB7
    It has been a busy offseason for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and reigning Super Bowl MVP, Patrick Mahomes. First, he signed a deal worth half a billion dollars and then he bought into a minority stake in the Kansas City Royals. He walks through the whirlwind NFL offseason with Michael Vick....2020
  • • Matt Harvey set for MLB return with Kansas City Royals, per report
    The former Mets star had a 7.09 ERA with the Angels in 2019...2020
  • • Royals minority ownership a long-term strategy for Patrick Mahomes
    Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is now a part-owner of the Kansas City Royals, and he said that investment is something he’s been looking into for a year, and something he thinks will be a big part of his future. Mahomes, whose father Pat Mahomes spent 11 years in the major leagues, said he knew baseball [more]...2020
  • • Teams, athletes, celebrities react to Patrick Mahomes becoming part owner of the Kansas City Royals
    Mahomes is the youngest owner in MLB history...2020
  • • Where Patrick Mahomes stands among youngest athletes to own a team after buying stake in Kansas City Royals
    Mahomes becomes one of the few athletes to own a sports team in his 20s...2020
  • • Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes becomes part-owner of MLB's Kansas City Royals
    Patrick Mahomes is further entrenching himself as one of Kansas City's key figures after joining the ownership group for the Royals.        ...2020

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Kansas City Royals injury and suspension

  • • Thom Brennaman suspended by Reds for using gay slur
    Thom Brennaman has been suspended by the Cincinnati Reds for using a gay slur while on air Wednesday. Brennaman was calling the first game of a doubleheader between the Reds and Kansas City Royals....2020
  • • Reds suspend broadcaster Thom Brennaman for anti-gay slur
    The Cincinnati Reds have suspended television broadcaster Thom Brennaman for using an anti-gay slur while on the air during Wednesday's game versus the Kansas City Royals....2020
  • • Twins sign Rich Hill, Homer Bailey to one-year deals
    The Minnesota Twins added significant pitching depth before the new year, signing starting pitchers Homer Bailey and Rich Hill to one-year deals. According to MLB.com’s Do-Hyoung Park, Hill’s contract comes with $3 million in guarantees, while Bailey will receive $7 million guaranteed. Both deals also include performance bonuses that can raise the total value. Hill is expected to miss the start of...2019
  • • Royals Notes: Perez, First Base, Holland, Trades
    After missing all of 2019, Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will see extended stretches of time at first base in 2020, per The Athletic’s Alec Lewis (via Twitter). Perez underwent Tommy John surgery, and the Royals are willing to be cautious with their catcher as they ease him back in behind the plate. New…...2019
  • • Yankees OF Aaron Judge leaves game with oblique injury
    The New York Yankees cannot catch a break on the injury front. On Saturday, outfielder Aaron Judge left the game against the Kansas City Royals, and was in visible pain after taking a swing in the bottom of the sixth inning. Judge was taken to the hospital with an oblique injury, according to the team, and will require an MRI. The Yankees have been hit with a lot of injuries to start the season, a...2019
  • • Yankees slugger Aaron Judge leaves game with left oblique injury
    In a season defined by injuries for the New York Yankees, they might have sustained the most concerning during Saturday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Outfielder Aaron Judge exited the game with a left oblique injury after a single in the sixth inning. According to The Athletic’s Lindsey Adler, Judge is headed to the hospital for further tests and an MRI. Outlook: Given the nature of the i...2019
  • • Report: Tim Anderson used derogatory term toward Royals' Brad Keller
    Tim Anderson was suspended one game by MLB on Friday for using bad language during a bench-clearing incident between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals Wednesday. Now there is some information about what he said, per ESPN's Jeff Passan. The phrase reportedly was said within earshot of umpires, leading to Anderson’s ejection. Anderson was hit by a pitch as retribution for celebrating a ho...2019
  • • MLB hands down suspensions in Royals-White Sox incident
    Major League Baseball has handed down multiple suspensions stemming from the bench-clearing incident between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox earlier this week. By now, it’s well known that Royals pitcher Brad Keller hit White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson with a pitch after the youngster flipped his bat following a homer in a previous at-bat. MLB decided to hand Keller a five-game ban wh...2019
  • • Report: Tim Anderson to be suspended for role in brawl
    Some would say Tim Anderson was the victim in Wednesday’s scuffle between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox, but MLB clearly sees things differently. According to Stadium, Anderson will be suspended for his role in the dust-up, which started after he was hit by a pitch in apparent response to a bat toss after hitting a home run. There was some surprise that Anderson was ejected from the...2019
  • • MLB must toughen stance against pitchers who throw at batters
    It happened again. Two weeks following a similar situation, baseball saw a starting pitcher take revenge into his own hands on Wednesday. Now with the usual suspensions on the horizon for those involved, we face the same problem as the league continues to get it wrong with its discipline of pitchers. What happened: Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson launched a go-ahead home run in the fourth...2019

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Kansas City Royals trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Patrick Mahomes reflects on his new $500M deal and becoming Royals part owner | QB7
    It has been a busy offseason for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback and reigning Super Bowl MVP, Patrick Mahomes. First, he signed a deal worth half a billion dollars and then he bought into a minority stake in the Kansas City Royals. He walks through the whirlwind NFL offseason with Michael Vick....2020
  • • Patrick Mahomes Joins Royals Ownership Group
    Not long after inking a monster contract with the Kansas City Chiefs, star quarterback Patrick Mahomes has undertaken an interesting new business venture. He’s now a part owners of MLB’s Kansas City Royals, per a club announcement. Much as Mahomes stands to earn over the next decade, if he stays healthy, he’ll be far less…...2020
  • • Royals Activate Brady Singer For Debut
    Tyler Zuber made his debut out of the Kansas City Royals bullpen last night in a week that will see quite a number of newly-minted big-leaguers dirty their cleats on major-league soil for the first time in their careers. Count highly-touted Royals’ prospect Brady Singer among them. The 18th overall selection of the 2018 draft…...2020
  • • 2020 MLB Draft Results – First Round
    The 2020 amateur draft kicked off Wednesday. We’ll keep track of the first-round results here… 1. Detroit Tigers: Spencer Torkelson, 3B/1B, Arizona State 2. Baltimore Orioles: Heston Kjerstad, OF, Arkansas 3. Miami Marlins: Max Meyer, RHP, Minnesota 4. Kansas City Royals: Asa Lacy, LHP, Texas A&M 5. Toronto Blue Jays: 6. Seattle Mariners:...2020
  • • OF Jarrod Dyson signed with Pirates due to lack of interest elsewhere?
    When a professional athlete signs with a new team, he often lights up when talking about what led him to join that organization. After signining with the Pittsburgh Pirates, outfielder Jarrod Dyson offered a rather depressing explanation for landing in Pittsburgh. Dyson spoke to reporters after signing a one-year deal with the Pirates and was quite open about the process. The 35-year-old didn’t ha...2020
  • • Holland reaches minor league deal with Royals
    Reliever Greg Holland is back with the Kansas City Royals, agreeing Wednesday to a minor league contract....2020
  • • Whit Merrifield has harsh comments about Jose Altuve, Astros
    Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield made the first All-Star appearance of his career last year, but he feels it would have been the second had it not been for all of the cheating that went on in Houston. Merrifield spoke openly about how disappointed he was when he was not selected to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. Jose Altuve was one of the players who was voted in over Merrifield, and...2020
  • • Royals sign OF Alex Gordon to one-year, $4 million contract
    The Kansas City Royals are bringing back veteran outfielder Alex Gordon, with the two sides reportedly agreeing to a one-year contract for $4 million, per MLB.com’s Jeffrey Flanagan. Gordon, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2005 MLB Draft by the Royals, will return to Kansas City for his 14th season with the team. The 35-year-old outfielder is coming off one of his best seasons in years. A three-time...2020
  • • Trevor Bauer thinks meltdown on mound may have played role in Indians trade
    Trevor Bauer was the subject of trade rumors leading up to the deadline last year long before he threw a fit over being removed from a game, but the star pitcher thinks that incident may have helped solidify the Cleveland Indians’ decision to move on from him. Bauer was a guest on the “Pardon My Take” podcast this week, and he was asked if he believes angrily heaving a ball over the center field w...2020
  • • Royals reportedly working to bring back Alex Gordon
    Alex Gordon appears to have all the makings of a Kansas City Royals lifer. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported on Sunday that the Royals are talking about a return with the veteran outfielder. Gordon, who is a free agent at age 35, has spent his entire career with Kansas City since being drafted by the Royals in 2005 and making his MLB debut in 2007. Despite the Royals’ whopping 103 losses last sea...2020

Kansas City Royals stats

  • • Watch: Adalberto Mondesi scores on wild pitch from second base
    Young shortstop Adalberto Mondesi and the Kansas City Royals didn’t do a whole bunch at the plate against the Tampa Bay Rays’ pitching staff in a 5-2 loss on Monday. However, Mondesi showed us just how fast he is on the bases. The dude scored from second base on a wild pitch from Rays reliever Austin Pruitt. It has to be seen to be believed. Scoring from second on a wild pitch is one of the rarest...2019
  • • Garth Brooks: Taking part in spring training with Pirates 'heaven for me'
    Garth Brooks has spent two weeks in Bradenton, Fla., with the Pittsburgh Pirates, taking part in workouts and spring training, but Friday marks the country music icon’s final day living out his baseball dreams. Brooks, 57, enjoyed the camaraderie with current players, but a real thrill for him was spending time with Pirates’ World Series legends Manny Sanguillen and Steve Blass. “These are the guy...2019
  • • Watch: Yankees fans hold ‘candlelight vigil’ for Aaron Judge after injury
    The New York Yankees received some terrible news Thursday night when it was determined Aaron Judge will be out for at least several weeks due to wrist injury.Upon the announcement of the dire development, scores of fans at Yankee Stadium held an impromptu “candlelight vigil” for the slugging superstar. Well, not so much a candlelight vigil, per se. More like a bunch of fans employing flashlights o...2018
  • • Alex Gordon 9th inning RBI single, Royals win 7-6
    Alex Gordon hits an RBI single in the top of the 9th inning, and Alcides Escobar scores. The Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6....2017

Kansas City Royals kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Royals minority ownership a long-term strategy for Patrick Mahomes
    2020
  • • Wednesday’s crowd for Royals game was unbelievably small
    Major League Baseball day games in April can sometimes be lightly-attended affairs, but Wednesday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays redefined that entirely. ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweeted out a photo of the stands at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, and it looked like you could count the game’s attendees individually. The weather looks bad and Passan makes good points about schedu...2019
  • • Former big leaguer gets championship ring back for Christmas
    PLEASE NOTE: This piece was originally published December 26, 2014. It would be an understatement to say the life of former big leaguer Willie Mays Aikens has had its share of ups and downs. This Christmas would be the latest chapter. In 1980, the former first baseman was seemingly on top of the world. Along with future Hall of Famer George Brett, Willie Wilson and Dennis Leonard, Aikens helped le...2018
  • • Mike Moustakas hurt his back lifting one of his kids
    The Kansas City Royals already have one of the worst records in baseball, and now their injury fortunes might quickly be following suit.Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was scratched from the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Cleveland Indians due to back spasms. After the game (a 6-4 Kansas City loss), manager Ned Yost revealed that Moustakas hurt his back lifting one of his kids, per Jeff...2018
  • • Woman charged following odd crime in Royals pitcher's home
    Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy recently had his home broken into, and fortunately there were no injuries or major losses as a result of the incident. Duffy was, however, left with a story he will likely tell for the rest of his life.According to a report from KCTV in Kansas City, a woman named Tabytha C. Yeary has been charged with second-degree burglary after she allegedly broke into Duff...2018
  • • Yankees owner: Missing playoffs would be a 'failure'
    The Steinbrenner family isn’t exactly known mincing words. New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner showed that off on Wednesday.Steinbrenner did note that he’s liked how the season has gone thus far. But he also made it clear that anything short of a playoff appearance would be considered a failure. The Yankees began play on Wednesday 4.5 games behind the Boston Red Sox for the American League Eas...2017

Top Kansas City Royals news

  • • Where Patrick Mahomes stands among youngest athletes to own a team after buying stake in Kansas City Royals
    2020
  • • Ex-Royals, Cubs manager Jim Frey dies at 88
    Former Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs manager Jim Frey died Sunday at age 88....2020
  • • Former Royals owner David Glass dies at 84
    David Glass, who bought the Kansas City Royals in 2000, died last week at the age of 84, the team announced. Under Glass' ownership, the team reached the World Series in 2014 and won the title in 2015....2020
  • • Sano, LeMahieu, Perez among positive cases
    Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, New York Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu and Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez are among a host of MLB players who have tested positive for the coronavirus, it was revealed Saturday....2020
  • • Former Kansas City Royals owner David Glass dies at age 85
    Glass sold the franchise to John Sherman back in November...2020
  • • Moustakas' 37th homer sets new Royals record
    Mike Moustakas launched his 37th home run of 2017 on Wednesday night, making him the new all-time record holder for home runs by a Kansas City Royals player in a single season....2017
  • • Kansas City Royals all-time team: Brett joined by Beltran in lineup; Bo makes the bench
    We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April...2020
  • • Holland reaches minor league deal with Royals
    2020
  • • Duffy named Opening Day starter for Royals
    Left-hander Danny Duffy will start for the Kansas City Royals when they open the season in Cleveland next week....2020
  • • Royals Notes: Perez, First Base, Holland, Trades
    2019

Kansas City Royals fantasy rankings and news

  • • Cody Bellinger's fantasy baseball stock just keeps on rising
    Cody Bellinger is living the life right about now. Not only are the Los Angeles Dodgers sporting an 8-3 record with baseball’s second-best run differential (+35) heading into Tuesday night, but there are also only three hitters with a better wRC+ than Bellinger’s 266 mark (Mike Trout, Tim Anderson and Tim Beckham). As if that wasn’t enough, the reigning National League Player of the Week is tied f...2019
  • • Garth Brooks: Taking part in spring training with Pirates 'heaven for me'
    2019

Kansas City Royals schedule, game

  • • Kansas City Royals all-time team: Brett joined by Beltran in lineup; Bo makes the bench
    2020
  • • Kansas City Royals alter schedule to clear way for Chiefs’ Thursday opener
    The Kansas City Royals have changed their schedule to clear the way for the Chiefs to host the NFL’s opening game on Thursday, September 10. The Royals had a game scheduled for that day, which would have made things tricky for the Chiefs to play as well because the two teams’ stadiums are next to [more]...2020
  • • Royals sign OF Alex Gordon to one-year, $4 million contract
    2020
  • • Twins sign Rich Hill, Homer Bailey to one-year deals
    2019
  • • Royals sign ex-All-Star Rosenthal to minors deal
    The Kansas City Royals signed former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a $2 million minor league contract that includes an invitation to big league spring training and up to $2.25 million in bonuses if he makes the major league roster....2019
  • • Yankees reliever has funny comment about quirky uniform matchup
    Adam Ottavino and Terrance Gore combined to make uniform history on Friday night. When Ottavino and Gore faced off against each other in the top of the seventh inning of Friday’s New York Yankees-Kansas City Royals game, it marked the first matchup in MLB history between two players wearing jersey number zero. Ottavino was asked about the quirk after the game and gave a funny comment, saying it wa...2019
  • • MLB must toughen stance against pitchers who throw at batters
    2019
  • • Bruce Bochy follows through with amusing lineup choice vs. Royals
    Perhaps the most famous of the San Francisco Giants’ three titles of the last decade was sealed in 2014, when Madison Bumgarner’s amazing performance in Game 7 saw off the Kansas City Royals for a third championship in five seasons. On Sunday, manager Bruce Bochy decided to recreate a little of the magic. He started the same battery and infield that played the final five innings of that seventh ga...2019
  • • Bruce Bochy follows through with amusing lineup choice vs. Kansas City
    Perhaps the most famous of the San Francisco Giants’ three titles of the last decade was sealed in 2014, when Madison Bumgarner’s amazing performance in Game 7 saw off the Kansas City Royals for a third championship in five seasons. On Sunday, manager Bruce Bochy decided to recreate a little of the magic. He started the same battery and infield that played the final five innings of that seventh ga...2019
  • • Bruce Bochy has plans to troll Royals during spring training game
    The San Francisco Giants still have a lot of the same players on their roster from when they won the World Series in 2014, and manager Bruce Bochy may call attention to that to bring back some bad memories for the Kansas City Royals this weekend. It was the Royals that the Giants beat in a dramatic series more than four years ago, and World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner came on to close out Game 7 ...2019

Kansas City Royals rumors, scandals

  • • Royals will retain manager Ned Yost
    Despite significant speculation to the contrary, Ned Yost will return as Kansas City Royals manager for at least one more season.The team announced that Yost had agreed to a one-year contract extension through 2019, ensuring a tenth year in the Kansas City dugout. The conventional wisdom had been that the 64-year-old may just move on after his contract expired, with the Royals embarking on a rebui...2018
  • • Woman charged following odd crime in Royals pitcher's home
    2018
  • • Mike Moustakas royally screwed up his free agency
    Few players screwed up their free agency situation more than Mike Moustakas.The third baseman on Thursday agreed to a one-year deal to return to the Kansas City Royals, according to Yahoo’s Jeff Passan, who says there is a mutual option for a second year. Passan reports that the deal guarantees Moustakas $6.5 million and can max out at $22.7 million if the sides agree to the $15 million option nex...2018
  • • Report: ‘No indication’ Royals are trying to re-sign Moustakas
    With Eric Hosmer headed to the San Diego Padres, there has been some speculation that the Kansas City Royals could try to bring back third baseman Mike Moustakas instead.However, there is no real indication that’s going to happen, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney, who reported Sunday that the Royals have yet to make any real effort to retain Moustakas. With few contenders in need of a third basema...2018

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