Kansas City Royals

Smith turns in hitless outing in Royals debut
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Burch Smith, a Rule 5 acquisition trying to find a spot in the Royals’ bullpen, threw two hitless innings, giving up one unearned run, in KC’s 8-4 win over the Dodgers on Saturday.

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Name game: Mondesi opts to go by Adalberto
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The Royals infielder formerly known as Raul Mondesi said he will now go by his middle name of Adalberto (ADD-al-berto), because he wanted to distinguish himself from his family members.

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Healthy Hahn pumped up for Royals' debut
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After almost two weeks of side sessions and live batting practices, Royals pitchers are ready to show what they can do in an actual game.

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Royals add Saunders to outfield mix
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On Friday, the Royals signed outfielder Michael Saunders to a Minor League deal with an invite to Major League camp.

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Lee leads Royals' 2018 Top 30 Prospects list
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The Royals are one of just three organizations shut out on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list. They haven’t drafted as well since they started picking lower — their top choice has averaged to the 30th overall selection in the last four years, compared to fifth overall in the previous nine — though they are […]

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Royals have intriguing dark-horse candidates
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As the Royals launch into a major rebuild, they will be looking to their farm system to fill some holes. They are counting on prospects such as Hunter Dozier, Kyle Zimmer and Tim Hill to emerge from the pack and take their games to the next level.

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Asche looking to seize opportunity with KC
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For Cody Asche, he learned a lot from his first Spring Training invitation on a Minor League contract last year. And he is applying as much as possible as he finds himself in the same situation this spring with the Royals.

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Duffy proud to be Hosmer's 'best teammate'
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Royals left-hander Danny Duffy said he was flattered that now ex-teammate Eric Hosmer identified him as his best teammate.

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Gordon back to baseball after father's funeral
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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon arrived in camp on Monday afternoon, a day after attending his father’s funeral in Nebraska. Gordon’s father, Michael, died at the age of 63 last week.

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McCarthy set up for new bullpen role in KC
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With last year’s setup men of Ryan Buchter, Joakim Soria and Scott Alexander having been traded, the Royals will be searching for late-inning replacements this camp to take their spots.

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Cuthbert out to show he can handle hot corner
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With the Royals moving on from free-agent third baseman Mike Moustakas, Cheslor Cuthbert knows it’s time for him to grab the starting job and run with it.

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Healthy Soler focused, ready to prove worth
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This is the season the Royals likely will find out what they have in outfielder Jorge Soler.

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