The Royals on Friday non-tendered speedy outfielder Terrance Gore, and also signed right-hander Mike Morin to a one-year deal, thus avoiding arbitration with him.
New Royals hitting coach Terry Bradshaw has become accustomed over the years to fans doing a double-take when they see or hear his name.
The deadline for non-tendering a player’s contract is Friday at 7 p.m. CT, and there’s a good chance the Royals will non-tender only one player.
Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy appeared to be headed for a career year in 2017, posting a 2.30 ERA through the first month of the season, as opponents slugged just .262 against the righty in April.
Cyber Monday is here and the shopping season is in full swing. Save big at the Royals Shop, where you can take 30 percent off all orders through 10:59 p.m. CT Monday.
Dig into the savings on Thanksgiving at the Royals Shop, where you can take 25 percent off orders over $25 through 10:59 p.m. CT Thursday.
The Royals announced a pair of moves Tuesday in their baseball operations department, promoting former pro scout Alec Zumwalt to director of baseball operations while bringing back Albert Gonzalez as assistant general manager of international operations.
Every year there are players who might not be at the top of prospect lists, but who use the Fall League as a bit of a coming out party. These are players who can be considered breakout prospects, with the usual caveat about small sample sizes.
The Royals added three prospects to their 40-man roster ahead of Monday’s 7 p.m. CT deadline, and now their 40-man roster stands at 38.
Former Royals outfielder Johnny Damon, one of the more popular players in Kansas City in the 1990s, made his debut on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot on Monday.
The Competitive Balance rounds for the 2018 Draft — at the ends of the first and second rounds — have been set. Eight teams will pick in Competitive Balance Round A, while six will make selections in Competitive Balance Round B.
The free-agent trio of Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain all did not accept qualifying offers from the Royals, leaving them free to sign with any team they choose. It does not, however, rule out a return to the Royals.