Hawk Harrelson was signed by the Kansas City Royals in 1959, and since then he has a constant presence in baseball, as a player, a manager and a broadcaster. Now 75, Harrelson still calls games for the Chicago White Sox, but he is clearly nearing the end. Show More Summary
The Royals are entering a pivotal year and it could mark the end of their successful run
While top prospect Yoan Moncada will get a lot of deserved attention for smacking his first longball of the spring today, there was other dong-related news out of the Chicago White Sox’s 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals. Cody Asche crushed a big home run—his third this spring—as a designated hitter. CSN’s Dan Hayes… Read more...
The Dodgers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 5-4, at Surprise Stadium on Sunday in the first half of split-squad, day-night doubleheader. ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw’s hitless and scoreless streak in the exhibition season came to an end on a first-inning home run by Mike Moustakas. The run was...
The game lasted nearly five hours, and two Venezuelan major leaguers were injured: Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez and Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez.
Royals catcher suffered left knee inflammation in Venezuela’s win on Saturday. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss the remainder of the 2017 World Baseball Classic after suffering a left knee injury on a bizarre homeShow More Summary
It was a rough day for Venezuela at the World Baseball Classic on Saturday, despite beating Italy in extra innings, 11-10. To get there, the team sustained its fair share of injuries, including a crash that saw the Kansas City Royals’ Venezuelan catcher Salvador Perez hurt by his own teammate and backup, Drew Butera. Drew […]
Surprise Stadium, the spring training home for both the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals, will be selling Triple Play hotdogs this preseason, consisting of a 1/3 pound hotdog wrapped in a 5.3-ounce hamburger patty wrapped with two slices of bacon. Show More Summary
Touching tribute by Beltre and Gomez In the last year, MLB lost some very good people. One of those is Yordano Ventura. Prior to the opening of the Kansas City Royals’ Spring Training game against the Texas Rangers, Adrian Beltre and...Show More Summary
I’d try it, but it’s probably bad. The Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers unveiled a nasty spring training delight on their menu called the “Triple Play.” Let me be clear, I would try it, but I doubt I’d like it. Anyway, here it is: NEW:...Show More Summary
In what appears to be turning into somewhat of a tradition, yet another baseball player has injured himself ahead of spring training in an unusual way. On Tuesday, Kansas City Royals reliever Brian Flynn fell through the roof of his barn in Oklahoma, resulting in a broken rib and three non-displaced fractures in his vertebrae. […]
Wednesday’s Say Hey Baseball laments the loss of Alex Reyes for 2017. Plus, a Kansas City Royal suffered a bizarre injury as well. The ultimate goal for nearly every team in spring training — other than getting prepared for the long and arduous regular season — is to get to Opening Day without any major injuries. Show More Summary
Wood is expected to compete for a spot in Kansas City's rotation
The Kansas City Royals, in an attempt to fill the gaping hole in their starting rotation left by the unexpected death of Yordano Ventura, have agreed with right-hander Jason Hammel on a $16-million, two-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told the Associated Press. The 34-year-old...
The veteran right-hander has reportedly agreed to terms with Kansas City on a contract for 2017
The Kansas City Royals will wear a special uniform patch next season in honor of deceased pitcher Yordano Ventura, the team announced Thursday on Twitter. The patch will debut this weekend at the team’s Royal FanFest. The patch has the number Ventura wore, 30, and his nickname, “Ace.” Players will...
This past Sunday, Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte were killed in separate car accidents in the Dominican Republic. Three days later, a sports memorabilia company promoted something it advertised as a "special combo," putting up for sale autographed baseballs from both of the deceased players.
The family of Kansas City Royals pitcher want his death investigated amid reports he was robbed and left for dead after a car crash.
The 25-year-old died suddenly on Sunday in the Dominican Republic
On Sunday, 25-year-old Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura was pronounced dead after a fatal car accident in his native Dominican Republic. Royals fans continue to gather at Kauffman Stadium to pay their respects to the late pitcher after news broke of his untimely death, including 94-year-old Maxine Bell, who left hospice care so she could visit the memorial […]