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
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
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. … More Royals trade Andrew Benintendi to Yankees
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!
Strong pitching and clutch hitting were the keys for Kansas City on Saturday night. Michael A. Taylor came off the bench and delivered a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning to set the stage for a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Not too long after Taylor’s home run, Bobby Witt Jr. smashed … More Brady Singer strikes out 12, Royals rally to win 6-3!
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
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
Kris Bubic has been the victim of some unfortunate luck this season. Bubic, who came into the game as one of four pitchers in the majors to have at least eight starts and no wins this season, struck out a season-high seven in six innings for his first victory, improving to 1-4. Andrew Benintendi and … More Royals’ home run derby helps Bubic get 1st win
The I-70 Series kicked off Tuesday night at Busch Stadium. It turned out to be a home run derby. And no home run was bigger than the one hit by Albert Pujols. In his sixth at-bat back in St. Louis, and 3,855 days after his most recent home run in Busch Stadium as a Cardinal, … More Pujols homers, gets curtain call as Cardinals edge Royals
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!