Kansas City Royals

Q&A with Royals' new pitching coach Eldred
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The Royals’ new pitching coach, Cal Eldred, was once regarded as one of the top pitching prospects in baseball.

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Royals trade Soria, Alexander for prospects
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The Royals’ rebuilding process kick-started Thursday when they traded veteran right-hander Joakim Soria and emerging bullpen star left-hander Scott Alexander in a three-team deal with the Dodgers and White Sox while acquiring right-handed prospect Trevor Oaks and infielder Erick Mejia.

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Royals reportedly offer Hosmer 7-year deal
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Royals general manager Dayton Moore would not confirm a USA Today report Wednesday that the Royals had offered free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer a seven-year, $147 million deal.

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KC looking for long-term success with rebuild
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Royals general manager Dayton Moore said he and his staff are energized by the prospect of rebuilding heading into 2018.

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Moose's record-setting HR tops '17 highlights
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The Royals didn’t have the season they hoped to, finishing with a losing record (80-82) for the first time since 2012. Yet there were some special moments on the diamond in ’17.

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Inbox: Could KC get Hoz with Moreland to Sox?
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What are the Royals’ chances of re-signing Eric Hosmer now that Mitch Moreland signed with the Red Sox? Beat reporter Jeffrey Flanagan answers this and more in the latest Royals Inbox.

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Q&A: Kuntz talks eyes, transition to new post
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Royals fans were saddened last September when the news hit that Rusty Kuntz decided to step down from his first-base coaching duties because of lingering vision issues resulting from cataract surgery. He has a new role now as a special assistant to general manager Dayton Moore. MLB.com chatted with Kuntz recently about his future.

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Holiday Q&A with Royals broadcaster Lefebvre
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Royals broadcaster Ryan Lefebvre has a lot of fond memories of Christmas. No other holiday brings as much joy to Lefebvre and his family. MLB.com caught up with the veteran play-by-play voice to talk about the happiness of the holiday season.

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Royals ink Asche, Broadway on Minors deals
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The Royals have signed two veterans to Minor League deals, including third baseman/outfielder Cody Asche, who made the White Sox Opening Day roster last season.

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KC adds pair of high picks in Rule 5 Draft
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While the Royals did not make any trades or free-agent signings, they were active in Thursday’s Rule 5 Draft, acquiring the Reds’ No. 5 pick, right-hander Brad Keller, and the Mets’ No. 6 pick, right-hander Burch Smith, both for cash ($100,000 each). The Royals passed with their selection at No. 13.

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Royals prep for potential rebuild at Meetings
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Laying the groundwork for a total rebuild. That would best describe how Royals general manager Dayton Moore and his staff spent their four days at the Winter Meetings.

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Royals field calls, lay groundwork at Meetings
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The Royals continued to draw strong interest from rival clubs for their available players, including Danny Duffy, on Day 3 of the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.

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