Kansas City Royals

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March 14, 2018 - 6:27 pm
Actor Jim Caviezel has played Jesus and golfer Bobby Jones on the big screen. On Wednesday, he portrayed Kansas City Royals bench coach Dale Sveum. Sveum had a medical appointment for his stiff neck and missed the photo shoot, so Caviezel stood in for him. "That way we can Photoshop the head with...
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March 09, 2018 - 10:28 am
Mike Moustakas is staying with the Kansas City Royals in a surprising turn dictated by a historically slow free-agent market. Kansas City agreed Thursday to a one-year contract that guarantees the third baseman $6.5 million, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The...
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March 06, 2018 - 9:50 pm
The Kansas City Royals have plugged a hole in center field by agreeing to sign Jon Jay. Jay agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract Tuesday, and could earn another $1.5 million in performance bonuses. Kansas City made room for Jay by placing pitcher Jesse Hahn on the 60-day disabled list with an...
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February 14, 2018 - 6:55 pm
As teams started spring training workouts across Florida and Arizona, the players' association had a Kansas City Royals scout escorted out of the union's opening training session for unsigned free agents. About 15 players attended the first day of workouts Wednesday at the union's camp in Bradenton...
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January 29, 2018 - 8:19 pm
The Royals had hoped to retain some of the core players that helped them to back-to-back American League pennants and a World Series title after hitting free agency this offseason. They accomplished it with at least one of them. Kansas City signed Alcides Escobar, 31, to a $2.5 million deal for the...
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January 24, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Kansas City Royals Hall of Famer George Brett is making a guest appearance on the hit TV show "Modern Family." Actor Eric Stonestreet, a Kansas City, Kansas, native who plays the character Cameron Tucker, said writers asked him to reach out to Brett about the part. He described shooting a scene...
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December 07, 2017 - 4:40 pm
The Kansas City Royals announced Thursday that the club has signed right-handed pitcher Scott Barlow to a one-year contract. Consistent with club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Barlow, 24, went 7-6 in 2017 with a 3.29 ERA (51 ER in 139.2 IP) and 160 strikeouts in 26 starts between...
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Wily Peralta - Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports
December 05, 2017 - 7:40 pm
Right-hander Wily Peralta and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,525,000, a deal that includes a club option for 2019. Peralta, 28, gets a $1.5 million salary next year and the chance to earn $1.25 million annually in performance bonuses. The option is for $3 million...
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Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
November 09, 2017 - 9:03 am
The Kansas City Royals have confirmed that manager Ned Yost sustained a broken pelvis on his property in Georgia. The Kansas City Star reports that Yost fell while working on an elevated platform used for hunting. The 62-year-old Yost was resting Wednesday at a hospital near Atlanta and expected to...
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November 07, 2017 - 4:31 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have extended qualifying offers to outfielder Lorenzo Cain, first baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Mike Moustakas. The team also announced Monday that pitcher Ian Kennedy did not opt out of his contract, and pitcher Mike Minor declined his mutual...
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