The MLB Winter Meetings Charity Auction will benefit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Jackie Robinson Foundation. The auction is organized by a cooperation between MLB, its 30 teams and MLB Network.
The Kansas City Royals reached a pending agreement on a 1-year, $5.25 million contract with free-agent outfielder Billy Hamilton, formerly of the Reds, a source confirmed to The Star. Dayton Moore says an agreement isn’t complete.
The Kansas City Royals non-tendered four players, including a pair of former Kansas City high school standouts, Bubba Starling and Jason Adam, in moves announced by the club on Friday. They could be re-signed to minor-league contracts.
The Kansas City Royals have agreed to contracts with left-handed reliever Brian Flynn, third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert and right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn, all three of their arbitration-eligible players.
Bryce Dye, who will be play at Park University, hit a home run at Kauffman Stadium during the KC Royals’ “Hit For Your Seat” contest but was initially disqualified. The Royals later allowed the homer to stand.
Former KC Royals catcher Drew Butera went to check on one of his dogs during the Chiefs-Rams game last week, and was startled to find that the miniature schnauzer had chased a bear from the driveway at his home.
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny was hired by the Kansas City Royals as a special adviser for player development. Matheny took the Cards to the postseason in his first four years in St. Louis
Bryce Dye of Independence, Mo. hit a home run on the first pitch he saw during the Kansas City Royals 'Hit For Your Seats' event, where season ticket holders could swing for the fences in hopes of winning the cost of their 2019 season tickets.