Royals Press Releases
INF/OF Ben Zobrist officially joins Royals; OF Paulo Orlando optioned to Omaha
The Kansas City Royals announced today that infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist has officially joined the club and will be in uniform (#18) for tonight's 6:07 CT game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
Royals trade RHP Joe Blanton to Pittsburgh for cash considerations
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have traded right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash considerations.
Royals-Angels game on August 16 selected for ESPN Sunday Night Baseball
ESPN and Major League Baseball announced today that the Kansas City Royals August 16 game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has been selected to be the network's Sunday Night Baseball national game of the week and will feature a 7:08 p.m. CT first pitch.
Royals add RHP Johnny Cueto to 25-man roster
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto has officially joined the club and will be in uniform (#47) for tonight's game against the Cleveland Indians at 6:10 p.m. CT.
Royals acquire Ben Zobrist from Oakland for two Minor League pitchers
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired utility player Ben Zobrist and cash considerations from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks and left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea.
Royals acquire RHP Johnny Cueto from Cincinnati for three pitchers
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto and cash considerations from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for left-handed pitchers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed.
Broadcast auction set for August 7
Royals Charities, together with FOX Sports Kansas City, announced today the sixth-annual Broadcast Auction will now take place on Friday, August 7 when the Royals host the Chicago White Sox at 7:10 p.m.
Royals place LHP Jason Vargas on D.L.; recall RHP Yordano Ventura from Omaha
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas on the 15-day disabled list with a left ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tear.
Royals reinstate lhp Jason Vargas; option Yordano Ventura to Triple-A
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have returned left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list.