Kansas City Royals

Starling energized to compete for starting spot
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Most Royals fans know Bubba Starling’s story: A first-round pick in the 2011 Draft, he was a three-sport standout from Gardner, Kan., who was so good at football that the University of Nebraska signed him to play quarterback.

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Yost embracing Royals' rebuilding effort
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You can safely say that Royals manager Ned Yost is fully embracing the team’s rebuilding effort.

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Zimmer sets sights on injury-free season
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Royals right-hander Kyle Zimmer dreams of the day he won’t have to answer another question about his health.

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Royals bring back Escobar on one-year deal
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The Royals are nearing a deal that would bring free-agent shortstop Alcides Escobar back to Kansas City, a source told MLB.com on Friday. The club has not confirmed a potential agreement, which was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.

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Royals acquire Hahn in trade with A's
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Royals general manager Dayton Moore continued his offseason of shaving payroll and restocking his farm system on Monday, as he traded left-hander Ryan Buchter and designated hitter/first baseman Brandon Moss to the A’s for right-hander Jesse Hahn and Minor Leaguer Heath Fillmyer.

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Hammel hopes change in routine leads to big '18
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Royals right-hander Jason Hammel looks back at his 2017 performance with a sense of frustration, as well as a commitment to change. Hammel, appearing at the team’s Fan Fest in downtown Kansas City, said he took a little bit longer this offseason to rest his arm. He also changed his diet.

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With Cain gone, Perez looking for next 'victim'
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Now that Lorenzo Cain is officially a Milwaukee Brewer, having signed a five-year, $80 million deal Friday, who will be Royals catcher Salvador Perez’s next clubhouse victim?

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Royals near deal to bring back Escobar
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The Royals are nearing a deal that would bring free-agent shortstop Alcides Escobar back to Kansas City, a source told MLB.com on Friday. The club has not confirmed a potential agreement, which was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.

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Yost 'way ahead of schedule' in recovery
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When Royals manager Ned Yost suffered a horrific and near-fatal 20-foot fall from a tree stand last November, it seemed highly unrealistic that his fractured pelvis would be healed enough for him to attend the team’s annual Fan Fest event, which began Friday.

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Source: KC near deal to bring back Escobar
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The Royals are nearing a deal that would bring free-agent shortstop Alcides Escobar back to Kansas City, a source told MLB.com on Friday. The club has not confirmed a potential agreement, which was first reported by MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.

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Cain joins Brewers, leaves heart with KC fans
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Lorenzo Cain is going back to the team that drafted him and developed him. But Cain said he will never forget his time in Kansas City and his love affair with Royals fans.

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Royals ink Goins to Minor League deal
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The Royals signed former Blue Jays infielder Ryan Goins to a Minor League deal on Wednesday with an invite to Spring Training, according to a club official.

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