K.C. Royals

Royals hope to rest Perez more
February 19, 2015
Salvador Perez set major-league records last year, catching 158 games and 1,389 2/3 innings, including 15 games and 141 innings in the playoffs.
Hosmer, K.C. agree on 2-year contract
February 18, 2015
First baseman Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration Wednesday by agreeing to a $13.9 million, two-year contract less than 24 hours before their hearing.
Revised Royals to open camp
February 18, 2015
That old, familiar baseball refrain made famous by fans of the Brooklyn Dodgers took on an entirely different meaning for the Kansas City Royals this offseason.
KC, Holland avoid arbitration
February 14, 2015
The Royals and closer Greg Holland avoided salary arbitration Friday when they agreed to an $8.25 million, one-year contract shortly before their hearing, and Kansas City gave free agent right-hander Joe Blanton a minor-league deal.
Royals, Duffy agree on deal
February 7, 2015
Pitcher Danny Duffy has agreed to a one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals worth $2,425,000, avoiding salary arbitration.
Royals, Dyson avoid arbitration
January 28, 2015
The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000.
Royals outfielder Gordon undergoes wrist surgery
December 31, 2014
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon has had surgery on his right wrist, and the four-time Gold Glove winner should be ready for the season opener against the White Sox on April 6.
Royals sign RHP Volquez
December 29, 2014
Edinson Volquez watched the Kansas City Royals make their surprising run to the World Series this past autumn and thought to himself, “Maybe I want to be a part of things there.” On Monday, he took the biggest step toward doing just that.
Royals ink Rios to $11M, one-year deal
December 20, 2014
The Kansas City Royals announced the signing of veteran outfielder Alex Rios to an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season.
Royals sign Medlen to two-year contract
December 18, 2014
After twice having Tommy John surgery, Kris Medlen was looking for a team to give him a chance. The defending AL champions were willing to take the gamble.
Royals finalize Morales deal
December 16, 2014
Kendrys Morales missed out on a postseason appearance last season when his Seattle Mariners fell just short of a wild card. Now he’s joining one of the teams that went to the playoffs at Seattle’s expense.
Source: OF Rios, Royals agree for $11M
December 16, 2014
Outfielder Alex Rios and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Monday.
Royals, Morales agree on two-year contract
December 11, 2014
Kansas City Royals and veteran slugger Kendrys Morales agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press on Thursday.
Source: Billy Butler to play for A’s
November 19, 2014
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free-agent designated hitter Billy Butler and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $30 million, three-year contract.
Kansas City stadium food areas criticized as dirty
11:24 a.m., November 14, 2014 Updated 12:50 p.m.
A food safety manager says dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City. A city health inspection prompted by the allegations found dozens of critical health code violations at the stadiums.