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  • 9/23/2016 | Homestand highlights: Sept. 27-Oct. 2

    The World Champion Kansas City Royals will return home for the final homestand of the regular season when they host the Minnesota Twins (September 27-29) and Cleveland Indians (September 30-October 2).

  • 9/22/2016 | Royals request unconditional release waivers on Chien-Ming Wang

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have requested unconditional release waivers on right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang. The 36-year-old pitcher was designated for assignment on September 17.

  • 9/17/2016 | Royals reinstate Vargas from 60-day DL; designate Wang for assignment

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas from the 60-day disabled list (recovery from Tommy John surgery). Vargas, 33, will make his season debut in tonight's game against the Chicago White Sox. To make room on the roster, the club has reinstated right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang from the 15-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.

  • 9/16/2016 | Royals extend Minor League agreement with Wilmington

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have extended their development contract with the Wilmington Blue Rocks through the 2018 season. Wilmington (DE) is Kansas City's Full-Season, Single-A affiliate in the Carolina League and have partnered with the Royals annually since 2007. Wilmington was also a Royals' affiliate from 1993-2004.

  • 9/16/2016 | Royals announce a pair of transactions

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Nick Tepesch has been sent outright to Omaha (AAA), while outfielder Rey Fuentes has cleared unconditional waivers and become a free agent. Both players were designated for assignment on September 6.

  • 9/16/2016 | Royals TV schedule updates announced

    FOX picks up Royals-Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 24.

  • 9/14/2016 | Royals request unconditional release waivers on Rey Fuentes

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have requested unconditional release waivers on Rey Fuentes.

  • 9/12/2016 | Royals recall RHP Alec Mills

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled pitcher Alec Mills from Omaha (AAA). The right-handed pitcher will be in uniform (#63) for tonight's game against the Oakland Athletics.

  • 9/12/2016 | Dates announced for 2017 Royals FanFest presented by Commerce Bank

    The Kansas City Royals have announced that the 2017 Royals FanFest presented by Commerce Bank will take place Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at the Kansas City Convention Center's Bartle Hall.

  • 9/9/2016 | Royals in the community

    The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will host the Oakland Athletics (September 12-15) and Chicago White Sox (September 16-19).

  • 9/8/2016 | HOMESTAND HIGHLIGHTS: September 12-19

    Royals Host Bark at the Park, Girls Night Out and STAR WARS Day; Games Start at 6:15 P.M. for Oakland Series

  • 9/7/2016 | Royals to wear special batting practice shirts on September 17

    On Saturday, September 17, the Kansas City Royals will wear special batting practice shirts in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Major League Baseball will celebrate the many ways league Clubs and Latino players impact the game on the field and in the Latino community by debuting a special version of the MLB silhouetted batter logo and a new commercial spot.

  • 9/6/2016 | Eric Hosmer named Royals nominee for the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

    Major League Baseball today announced that Eric Hosmer was named the Royals 2016 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, the most prominent individual player award bestowed by MLB.

  • 9/6/2016 | Royals recall Colon; select McCarthy, Nava; designate Fuentes, Tepesch

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Christian Colon from Omaha (AAA) and selected the contracts of outfielder Daniel Nava and right-handed pitcher Kevin McCarthy from the Storm Chasers. All three players will be in uniform (Nava - #12; McCarthy - #61) for tonight's game against the Minnesota Twins. To make room on their Major League reserve list, outfielder Rey Fuentes and right-handed pitcher Nick Tepesch have been designated for assignment.

  • 9/2/2016 | Royals announce a flurry of roster moves

    The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have returned right-handed pitcher Wade Davis from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list. The club has also recalled catcher Tony Cruz, outfielder Terrance Gore, infielder/outfielder Whit Merrifield and from Omaha (AAA) and also selected the contract of infielder Hunter Dozier. To make room for Dozier on the 40-man roster, the club has transferred right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar to the 60-day disabled list (thoracic outlet surgery on August 2).

  • 9/2/2016 | Gordon, Kennedy named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for August

    The Kansas City Royals announced that outfielder Alex Gordon has been named Royals Majestic Player of the Month and right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy is the Pitcher of the Month for August. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media.

  • 9/1/2016 | Royals Charities to renovate basement at Ronald McDonald House Charities of KC

    Volunteers Will Also Serve a Meal to Families Currently at the House.