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Gold Glove Award winners announced

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For the first time since the inception of the Gold Glove Awards in 1957, Rawlings collaborated with the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) last year to formally incorporate sabermetrics as a component in determining winners of the defensive ...

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Career Minor Leaguer Orlando earns roster spot

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Outfielder Paulo Orlando, a fixture in the Royals' Minor League system since late in the 2008 season, was placed on the club's Major League roster for the first time on Monday.

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Royals pick up option on reliever Davis

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The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that the club has exercised its one-year option on right-handed pitcher Wade Davis for the 2015 season.

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Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

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The Royals have extended a one-year, $15.3 million qualifying offer to pitcher James Shields for 2015. Shields has seven days to accept the offer, but it's expected that he'll test the free-agent market, searching for a lucrative multiyear contract tha...

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Royals decline Butler’s 2015 option, but want him back

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As expected, the Royals declined to exercise a 2015 option on designated hitter Billy Butler's contract for $12.5 million, but general manager Dayton Moore said the club wants him to return.

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Yost has minor skin cancer surgery on nose

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Royals manager Ned Yost delayed his return home to Georgia to undergo a skin cancer procedure on his nose on Friday in Kansas City. Yost said the surgery was minor for basal cell carcinoma.

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Duffy didn’t start in postseason due to cracked rib

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Left-hander Danny Duffy was the only member of the Royals' five-man rotation who didn't get a postseason start, but it wasn't because manager Ned Yost lost confidence in him. It was because Duffy had a cracked rib.

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Royals shift attention to free agency

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Fresh off their World Series appearance, the Royals must now turn their focus to 2015 and reshaping their roster through free agency.

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Fresh off Series run, Royals face tough decisions

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What's the obvious need for the 2015 Royals, fresh from their first World Series experience in 29 years? Right off the bat, you'd have to say more bats. Productive bats. Maybe even some that could get Kansas City off the bottom of the American League h...

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Dozier heads KC’s prospect class in Fall League

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The Royals' dream season may have finished just short in the Fall Classic, but that doesn't mean there isn't still hope for the Kansas City fan base. Hunter Dozier, the No. 8 Draft pick in 2013, is among the top prospects working up the pipeline at the...

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Talent in KC on display during improbable year

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Honestly, not even fervent Royals believers might have forecast this: The team took the 110th World Series right down to the final out before turning loose of their finest and most improbable season in 29 years.

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Yost surprised as anyone with MadBum’s performance

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On the day after Madison Bumgarner dispatched the Royals with five more shutout innings, manager Ned Yost had a story about the Giants' Most Valuable Player of the World Series.

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Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman Stadium

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Barely 12 hours had passed since the Royals' first postseason team since 1985 had absorbed a tough 3-2 loss to the Giants in World Series Game 7. But an estimated 15,000 fans piled into Kauffman Stadium on Thursday morning to say thanks to the Royals. ...

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