Categories Archives: Kansas City

Royals acquire Karns from Mariners for Dyson

KANSAS CITY — The Royals on Friday traded outfielder Jarrod Dyson to the Mariners for right-handed starter Nathan Karns. Karns, 29, likely will compete for the Royals’ vacant No. 5 spot in the rotation. The Texas Tech product was a 12th-round

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Royals reportedly interested in Cards’ Adams

KANSAS CITY — Just a few hours after the Royals acquired promising slugger Peter O’Brien on Tuesday to possibly compete for their designated hitter role, a report surfaced in USA Today that the club might also be interested in Cardinals left-h

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Inbox: Who will be Royals’ No. 5 starter?

KANSAS CITY — Spring Training is roughly six weeks away, and Kansas City fans have plenty of questions about the 2017 Royals. So let’s get to it, with the first Inbox of the new year. @FlannyMLB Are the Royals still serious in converting Matt

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Sanchez the latest reclamation project in KC?

KANSAS CITY — The Royals are hoping Round 2 with left-hander Jonathan Sanchez goes significantly better. Sanchez was signed by the Royals to a Minor League deal last month. The 34-year-old has not pitched in the Major Leagues since 2013 when in five

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Royals acquire slugger O’Brien from D-backs

The Royals acquired outfielder Peter O’Brien from the D-backs on Tuesday in exchange for Minor League pitcher Sam Lewis. Arizona designated O’Brien, 26, for assignment last month. The Florida native and University of Miami product collected fi

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Royals poised for bounce-back season in 2017

KANSAS CITY — Faced with the mandate of trimming payroll yet remaining competitive for 2017, Royals general manager Dayton Moore made the difficult move of trading All-Star closer Wade Davis to the Cubs for promising outfielder Jorge Soler at the Wi

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Duffy, rookies shine in Royals’ rocky ’16

KANSAS CITY — The defending World Series-champion Royals arrived in Surprise, Ariz., last February with full intentions of a third straight trip to the World Series. Ownership and management went all in, re-signing Alex Gordon, the face of the franc

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Inbox: Are Royals feeling Merri for 2017?

KANSAS CITY — The end of 2016 is approaching, and Spring Training is less than two months away. So let’s do one final Royals Inbox for the year. Happy holidays everyone and here goes: @FlannyMLB Why is there so little respect for Whit at secon

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Parnell, KC reportedly agree to Minors deal

The Royals have reportedly reached agreements with four players on Minor League deals, including reliever Bobby Parnell, starter Jonathan Sanchez, infielder Brooks Conrad and outfielder Ruben Sosa, according to Baseball America. The club has not confirmed

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