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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
As the Royals’ front office ponders position scenarios for 2018, it knows replacing free-agent outfielder Lorenzo Cain will be a tall order.
Teams continued to check in on the Royals’ available trade candidates on Day 2 of the Winter Meetings on Tuesday.
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.”
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.”