After three disappointing seasons, Royals fire manager Mike Matheny

Shortly after wrapping up a 69-93 season, Kansas City announced that manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred will not return in 2023. Just a few weeks ago, the Royals made massive changes atop the front office. Longtime president of baseball operations Dayton Moore was dismissed in late September, with general manager J.J. Picollo … More After three disappointing seasons, Royals fire manager Mike Matheny

Royals trade Andrew Benintendi to Yankees

In one of the first big moves near the trade deadline, the Kansas City Royals make a crucial move. It was announced on Wednesday night that the Royals have traded Andrew Benintendi to the New York Yankees. Kansas City will receive Minor Leaguers Beck Way (No. 21 on Yanks’ Top 30), Chandler Champlain and T.J. Sikkema (No. 19) in the trade, a source … More Royals trade Andrew Benintendi to Yankees

Kirk’s 2-run homer in 8th lifts Blue Jays over Royals

TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Kirk hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to a 4-2 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Kansas City (36-56), in last place in the AL Central, was without 10 unvaccinated players, including All-Star outfielder Andrew Benintendi and infielder Whit Merrifield, during … More Kirk’s 2-run homer in 8th lifts Blue Jays over Royals

Salvy has thumb surgery; plans on returning in ’22

KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Royals will be without their longtime catcher for an extended period of time, as the club announced Friday. Salvador Perez had successful surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament on his left thumb. But fear not, Royals fans: Perez is expected to return to play this season. Manager Mike Matheny said … More Salvy has thumb surgery; plans on returning in ’22

Bobby Witt Jr. hits clutch double in MLB debut as Royals win on Opening Day!

The Bobby Witt Jr. era has begun in Kansas City. And it certainly kicked off with a bang! Witt Jr. hit a go-ahead run-scoring double in the eighth inning to lead his club to an Opening Day win over the Cleveland Guardians. The Kauffman Stadium crowd of over 28,000 chanted “Bobby! Bobby!” throughout the at-bat … More Bobby Witt Jr. hits clutch double in MLB debut as Royals win on Opening Day!