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Yost relishes return of key KC cog Gordon

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When manager Ned Yost spoke of Alex Gordon at the Winter Meetings last month, he seemed confident the Royals would somehow find a way to re-sign their All-Star left fielder, even though the odds back then did not seem to be in the team's favor. Yost ad...

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Road warriors: Kershaw, Davis best in class

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We have 1,001 ways to evaluate ballplayers these days, ranging from traditional, familiar stats to complex, new-age, computer-driven data. No formula is without flaws or questions, leading to endless debate over the relative merit of numbers.

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No. 2 spot one of lone uncertainties in Royals’ lineup

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With Spring Training just a bit more than four weeks away, it's never too early to start debating the Royals' batting order again. There's one position not up for debate: Shortstop Alcides Escobar will again be the Royals' leadoff hitter in 2016, manag...

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Prospects, vets Gee, Wang among KC camp invites

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Prospects Hunter Dozier, Jonathan Dziedezic, Sam Selman and Brooks Pounders are just a few of the 17 non-roster players whom the Royals have invited to Spring Training in Surprise, Ariz., next month.

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Start times for Royals games unveiled

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Major League Baseball and the Royals announced start times for the 2016 season, which opens for the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April 3 against the Mets at 7:35 p.m. CT in a rematch of the World Series won by Kansas City in five games.

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Royals taking win-now approach in offseason

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If there was any doubt about Royals ownership's commitment to getting back to the World Series for a third straight season, look no further than the recent signings of left fielder Alex Gordon, right-hander Ian Kennedy and center fielder Lorenzo Cain.

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Kennedy a fit for Royals’ 2-year plan

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If Ian Kennedy opts out after helping the Royals get to October in 2016 and '17, the club will wish him well in his next round of free agency.

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Kennedy reportedly agrees to join Royals

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Veteran right-hander Ian Kennedy and the Royals have reportedly agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal, according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman.

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Source: Kennedy agrees to join Royals

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Veteran right-hander Ian Kennedy and the Royals have reportedly agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal, according to an MLB source.

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Cain, Royals avoid arb with 2-year contract

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One week after retaining the face of the franchise, Alex Gordon, with a four-year, $72 million deal, the defending World Series champion Royals appear to be close to signing All-Star center fielder and rising star Lorenzo Cain to a two-year deal.

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Cain, Royals reportedly close to 2-year deal

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The Royals are closing in on a two-year deal with All-Star center fielder Lorenzo Cain, according to Yahoo Sports. The deal is believed to be valued at $17.5 million. Club officials would not confirm the report.

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Dyson, Duffy among five signed by Royals

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The Royals came to agreement with five of their seven arbitration-eligible players, signing right-hander Louis Coleman, left-hander Danny Duffy, outfielder Jarrod Dyson, and catchers Tony Cruz and Drew Butera to one-year deals on Friday.

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Royals sign Dyson, Coleman and Cruz

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The Royals have agreed to one-year deals with outfielder Jarrod Dyson, right-hander Louis Coleman and catcher Tony Cruz, thus avoiding arbitration with those players.

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Mondesi talks historic MLB debut in Q&A

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Mondesi, who became the first player in Major League history to make his debut in the World Series, sat down with MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo the annual Rookie Career Development Program.

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