Royals manager Ned Yost reflects on a 14-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. First baseman Eric Hosmer hit a home run in his first at-bat after receiving a standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals starter Ian Kennedy had to beg manager Ned Yost to allow him to make his 30th and final start of the season on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The Royals beat the Diamondbacks 2-1. He won for the first time at Kauffman Stadium in 2017 and again hit that mark of 30 starts in a season.
Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar are all free agents this winter, after helping push the KC Royals from the bottom of baseball to the top. Here are some of the moments that made them the core of the 2015 World Series championship team.
With the prospects of free agency looming, Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas fondly remembers growing up a Royal, and wonders if Sunday will be the last time he throws from third base to Eric Hosmer at first. As told to Star sports columnist Vahe Gregorian.
The Kansas City Royals minor-league pitchers and catchers of the year arrived in town to be honored prior to the Royals' game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday Sept. 29 at Kauffman Stadium. First round draft pick Nick Prato and left-handed pitcher Richard Lovelady stopped to visit.