Kansas City Royals

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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The latest on the Hosmer market
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Free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has been linked to the Padres this week, but his agent, Scott Boras, would not comment directly on those rumors as he addressed reporters on a variety of topics at the Winter Meetings. Royals general manager Dayton Moore has said he is still holding out hope that Kansas City could […]

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Starling may be in Royals' center-field mix
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As the Royals’ front office ponders position scenarios for 2018, it knows replacing free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain will be a tall order.

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Royals weigh options on Day 2 of Meetings
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Teams continued to check in on the Royals’ available trade candidates on Day 2 of the Winter Meetings on Tuesday.

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Royals experiences up for bid in WM Auction
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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.”

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Yost 'feeling better every day' after injury
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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.”

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Royals' farm system is priority at Meetings
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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.

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