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

Despite eyes on Juan Soto, pitching remains a priority for Cardinals

We’re getting closer to the Aug. 2nd trade deadline. And everyone knows (or at least, should know) how beneficial having All-Star Juan Soto on the St. Louis Cardinals would be. In a lineup that already has Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado, having Soto would make the Cardinals one of the most formidable and dangerous lineups … More Despite eyes on Juan Soto, pitching remains a priority for Cardinals

Royals shutout Angels to win their third straight!

The Royals scored seven runs in a three-inning span to earn their third consecutive win, a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in front of an announced 16,616 in the first game of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium on Monday night. The Royals pitching staff, recorded their sixth shutout of the season, and … More Royals shutout Angels to win their third straight!

Kansas man sues Royals organization alleging race discrimination, hostile work environment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas man is suing the Kansas City Royals organization, saying it fired him because he is Black. Cleitus Ross also said that, in addition to racial discrimination, he also faced a hostile work environment at the Kansas City Urban Youth Academy. In 2016, the Royals broke ground on the facility … More Kansas man sues Royals organization alleging race discrimination, hostile work environment

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