A look at the Royals’ salary commitments for this season and beyond
Barring any free-agent additions in the final days before spring training, the Royals are expected to spend more than $110 million in payroll in 2018, a reduction of more than $30 million from last season, according to a Star analysis of the proje
Kansas City Royals starter Heath Fillmyer walked five batters, giving up four runs against the Toronto Blue Jays, but a late Royals lead was erased when Blaine Boyer gave up a home run to Jays' Kevin Pillar for the win on Tuesday August, 14, 2018.
Kansas City Royals' Ryan O'Hearn delivered his first Kauffman Stadium home run of his career, in the second inning of Monday's August 13, 2018 baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Royals won, 3-1.
The Kansas City Royals placed starting pitcher Danny Duffy on the disabled list after playing through shoulder soreness that last few starts. Glenn Sparkman is scheduled to take Duffy's spot for Thursday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez scored from second on a single by Lucas Duda, by switching hands on the slide at home plate around the glove of St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina during Sunday's August 12, 2018 game at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City Royals reliever Glenn Sparkman delivered 4 1/3 innings of one-run ball, coming in long relief on Friday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. Sparkman came in the game after starter Burch Smith was pulled in the second inning.
Chicago Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist returns to Kansas City, where he was a member of the 2015 World Series team, and tells the story of his daughter, Blaze Royal, being born a day after the World Series parade.
Since joining the KC Royals in the trade for Mike Moustakas, new outfielder Brett Phillips has made a few stunning defensive plays. In Thursday's 6-4 loss, he threw out White Sox outfielder Leury Garcia at home plate with a 100 mph throw.
Royals minor league first baseman Ryan O'Hearn was added to Kansas City's 40-man roster and made his major-league debut as their designated hitter against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field Tuesday, July 31, 2018.