Royals Press Releases
Friday, November 21, 2014
Royals acquire Fuentes; set 40-man roster ahead of tonight's deadline
The Kansas City Royals announced several moves today to set the club's 40-man roster for the offseason reserve list deadline.
Former Royals infielder Chris Getz to join Baseball Operations staff
The Kansas City Royals announced today that former infielder Chris Getz will join the club's front office staff as a Baseball Operations Assistant/Player Development.
Royals announce 2015 Spring Training schedule
The Kansas City Royals announced their 2015 Spring Training today, with the club opening its 13th season in the Cactus League as the visiting team against its Surprise complex mates, the Texas Rangers, on Wednesday, March 4.
Alex Gordon named Hutch Award winner
The Fred Hutchinson Center Research Center has announced that Royals outfielder Alex Gordon will receive the 50th annual Hutch Award. The award is given each year to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of baseball great Fred Hutchinson, both on and off the field.
85th Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony
For 85 years, families have come together to celebrate the holiday season in the heart of Kansas City with the Annual KCP&L Plaza Lighting Ceremony. This year offers the same traditions, with some new additions that are sure to delight. The American League Champion Kansas City Royals' All-Star left fielder Alex Gordon and his family will help illuminate the Country Club Plaza as the honored guest to "Flip the Switch." The two-time All-Star was awarded with his fourth-consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove Award last week and also won the American League's 2014 Rawlings Platinum Glove Award as the best defensive player in the league.
Royals partner with City Union Mission for Thanksgiving feast
The Kansas City Royals will once again reach out to area families in need this holiday season by volunteering for the ninth-straight year at the City Union Mission on Thursday, November 13.
Royals sign minor league free agents INF Ryan Roberts, LHP Joe Paterson
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed a pair of six-year free agents, infielder Ryan Roberts and left-handed pitcher Joe Paterson, to minor league contracts, which include an invite to Major League Spring Training.
Gordon and Molina win 2014 Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), announced that Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon and St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina won the 2014 Rawlings Platinum Glove Award presented by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) in their respective Leagues.
Cain, Gordon earn Wilson Defensive Player of the Year honors
Kansas City Royals outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon have received Defensive Player of the Year honors by Wilson Sporting Goods, which were announced tonight on as part of a one-hour special on MLB Network.