Kansas City Royals News
Six first-time winners among 2017 Gold Glovers
Nolan Arenado, Jason Heyward and Alex Gordon each won a fifth career Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night. The prizes for defensive excellence were announced by Rawlings for the 60th time. Arenado, the All-Star Colorado Rockies third baseman, joins Ichiro Suzuki as the only players to win at least
Source: Wade Davis agrees to 3-year, $52M deal with Rockies
Right-handed reliever Wade Davis, who saved 32 games for the Chicago Cubs last season, has agreed to a deal with the Colorado Rockies , a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, confirming multiple reports. Davis' agreement is for three years and $52 million, a source told Crasnick. The contract
Jack Morris, Alan Trammell voted into Hall of Fame by Modern Era committee
Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee after falling short of induction to Cooperstown before. Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Luis Tiant were also on the ballot.
Royals manager Ned Yost says fall from tree stand nearly proved fatal
Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said he nearly died a week ago when he fell from a tree and shattered his pelvis. "After the surgery, the trauma doctor came in and said, 'Look, you guys don't know how lucky you are Yost said in a conference call on Monday. 'We've seen these things before --
Is Carlos Beltran a Hall of Famer?
Editor's note: This story originally ran on May 15, 2017. Carlos Beltran announced his retirement Thursday. Nov. 13, 2017. Do you remember Dos Carlos? If you're a Kansas City Royals fan of a certain age, you surely do. That was the moniker attached to a pair of hotshot Royals rookies in the late
Gold Glove Award winners announced; Jeter, Jackson to receive special recognition
Nolan Arenado, Jason Heyward and Alex Gordon each won a fifth career Rawlings Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night. Arenado, the All-Star Colorado Rockies third baseman, joins Ichiro Suzuki as the only players to win at least five Gold Gloves to start their careers, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
Dove Tail Bats hopes to put a dent in the competition in the major leagues
When Paul Lancisi didn't make it into Major League Baseball , he revised his dream: to have his bats swung in the major leagues. Lancisi tried to play for the MLB twice in the '70s and '80s and then, in 1996, he got into the wood industry, starting a cabinet-making business with his wife. That
Braves denied permission to interview Royals GM Dayton Moore
The Atlanta Braves asked for permission to interview Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore about running their baseball operation, but their request was denied earlier this week by Royals owner David Glass, baseball sources told ESPN.com. The Braves' front office has been in a state of
'Proud' dad John Farrell tips cap as son Luke pitches ninth for Reds
CINCINNATI -- On July 1, John Farrell took leave from his managerial post with the Boston Red Sox and flew to Kansas City to watch his son, Luke, make his major league debut. It was a day neither will forget. But no father ever has watched his son pitch from the vantage point John Farrell had