The Kansas City Royals, along with all 29 other Major League clubs, MLB Advanced Media, Major League Baseball and MLB Network have organized a charity auction during the annual Winter Meetings to benefit a special cause — this year, the auction will support the “Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund.”
Royals manager Ned Yost, recovering from a fractured pelvis, is not in attendance at the Winter Meetings. But Yost told club officials on Monday that he is “feeling better every day.”
The first full day of the Winter Meetings on Monday had Royals general manager Dayton Moore and his staff poring over the plan to rebuild and restock their once-potent farm system.
Perhaps one of the most anticipated Winter Meetings for the Royals officially unfolds Monday morning. Will the Royals go for a total rebuild? Will they sign free agents Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas and push to contend again in 2018?
The Royals on Friday lost right-hander Mike Morin, who was claimed off outright waivers by the Mariners.
In the final hours of the 2012 Winter Meetings in Nashville, Royals general manager Dayton Moore huddled with his top scouts and front-office lieutenants in a suite at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
The Royals added to their pitching depth on Thursday by signing right-hander Scott Barlow to a one-year deal.
As the Royals ponder a possible rebuild in 2018 and beyond, there is one rock solid piece who will be vital next season: catcher Salvador Perez.
KANSAS CITY — The Royals continue to pluck Braves players now available after the Atlanta organization was found guilty by Major League Baseball of circumventing international signing guidelines. After signing 18-year-old right-hander Yefri Del Rosario on Tuesday, the Royals agreed to terms with outfield prospect Juan Carlos Negret.
Work your way through your holiday shopping list at the Royals Shop, where you get 25 percent off your order in Thursday’s Flash Sale. Use the code “SWING25” and save big until 10:59 p.m. CT.
Get ready for a potential wild ride at the Winter Meetings with the Royals. They don’t know what direction they will go — will they try to contend for a playoff spot in 2018 or will they pivot toward a total rebuild? But the domino effect will start with first baseman Eric Hosmer.