12/19/2014 | Royals trade Giavotella to Angels for righty Broderick
The Royals have traded infielder Johnny Giavotella, who was designated for assignment on Thursday, to the Angels for right-hander Brian Broderick.
12/19/2014 | Royals request release waivers for outfielder Peguero
The Royals have requested release waivers for outfielder Carlos Peguero, the team announced Friday. The 27-year-old spent the majority of the 2014 season with Triple-A Omaha, batting .266 with 30 home runs and 76 RBIs.
12/18/2014 | Rehabbing Medlen joins Royals on 2-year deal
The Royals and right-hander Kris Medlen agreed Thursday to a two-year deal with a mutual option for 2017.
12/18/2014 | Royals Charities surpasses $1.2 million in 2014 funding
Royals Charities, the Royals' charitable foundation, announced funding on Thursday of more than $1.2 million this year to organizations and government entities in the Kansas City area that support children, education, youth baseball/softball and the military.
12/17/2014 | AL Central looking like one powerhouse division
Yes, the Tigers are still king of the AL Central, but everywhere they look someone is trying to stage a coup. That's the way it's supposed to be in a power division, as the Indians, Royals, Twins and White Sox are all looking to be in the title mix.
12/15/2014 | Royals reach one-year deal with Rios
The Royals have secured the outfield help they've been looking for this winter, agreeing to a one-year contract with veteran Alex Rios.
12/15/2014 | Royals add righty Pino on Major League deal
The Kansas City Royals have signed Yohan Pino to a Major League contract, the team announced Monday.
12/11/2014 | Royals plant seeds for future moves at Meetings
The Royals entered the new era of an American League title defense with some roster vacancies to fill, and the sunshine and relaxing vibe of San Diego didn't prevent them from getting to work on putting down the check marks.
12/11/2014 | Royals acquire Rule 5 pick Gustave from Red Sox
The Royals kept busy Thursday by acquiring hard-throwing right-hander Jandel Gustave in a trade with the Red Sox.
12/11/2014 | Source: Royals agree to 2-year deal with Kendrys
The Royals still have work to do on their slight roster remodel, but things got a bit clearer Thursday on the last day of the Winter Meetings when they agreed to terms with designated hitter Kendrys Morales on a two-year deal, according to a source.
12/10/2014 | Past Meetings a harbinger of Royals moves to come
Wednesday at the Winter Meetings brought about more conversations and more confidence that the Royals will eventually be successful in landing a bat or two and a starting pitcher, the needs that they've outlined very clearly since the end of October.
12/9/2014 | Royals content to play waiting game at Meetings
The Royals' waiting game continued on Tuesday, the second day of the Winter Meetings, and general manager Dayton Moore said once again that he was perfectly fine with talk that could either lead to action or not.
12/8/2014 | Royals seeking matches at Winter Meetings
As the sun went down over the Pacific out the window of his hotel suite on Monday, the first day of the Winter Meetings, Royals general manager Dayton Moore seemed about as relaxed as one could expect, even if he does have quite a bit of business to take care of.
12/8/2014 | Yost excited as Royals retool for run in 2015
Royals manager Ned Yost attacked his Winter Meetings media session on Monday in an energetic, demonstrative fashion that brought back memories of six weeks ago, when his team tore through October. His body language seemed to say, "Bring it on."
12/8/2014 | Royals offer inside access in LUNGevity auction
The Royals are defending American League champions, and that success is the product of baseball smarts, seamless cohesion in the front office, and inspiring leadership on and off the field.
12/7/2014 | Royals could address needs at Winter Meetings
The young and talented Royals came of age in a stirring 2014 for the ages. Now they prepare for next season and beyond, no longer as plucky upstarts but as American League champions.
12/5/2014 | Winning atmosphere kept Hochevar in Kansas City
Royals reliever Luke Hochevar said sitting out the 2014 season while his team went to the World Series was the hardest thing he has ever done. The chance to be a part of that was one reason why Hochevar re-signed with the Royals.
12/5/2014 | Royals enter Meetings seeking starter, DH
Desiring to build a perennial World Series contender, the Royals' front-office contingent will descend on next week's Winter Meetings in San Diego with specific needs to fill and a willingness to be creative to do so.
12/5/2014 | Wakamatsu to remain Royals' bench coach
While supportive of Don Wakamatsu's pursuit of another managerial job, the Royals learned on Friday that they will be retaining their bench coach for 2015.
12/4/2014 | Prep shortstop Rodgers leads 2015 Draft class
Ten years after grabbing Justin Upton, the D-backs could follow a similar path in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Lake Mary (Fla.) High School shortstop Brendan Rodgers sits atop MLBPipeline.com's initial Draft Top 50 rankings, thanks to his three plus tools (bat, power, arm) complemented by two solid ones (speed, defense).
12/3/2014 | Starting pitching the focus for Royals at Meetings
There's no doubt about priority No. 1 for the Royals at the upcoming Winter Meetings, where the brass from the 30 Major League clubs and their Minor League affiliates begin gathering this weekend. General manager Dayton Moore will lead the Kansas City contingent to San Diego with a focus on starting pitching.
12/3/2014 | Hochevar reportedly agrees to re-sign with Royals
After a strong bullpen performance helped vault the Royals to their first World Series appearance in 29 years, the relief corps gained a familiar face on Tuesday as the club and right-hander Luke Hochevar reached a two-year, $10 million agreement, according to a report by CBSSports.com.
12/2/2014 | Royals non-tender Bueno
The Royals declined to tender a 2015 contract to left-hander Francisley Bueno on Tuesday, making him a free agent.
12/1/2014 | Royals named Baseball America's top organization
The Royals' storybook season ended in the World Series and earned Baseball America's Organization of the Year honors.
12/1/2014 | Royals' Gordon reflects on World Series dash
Should he, would he, could he have scored in the ninth inning of the seventh game of the World Series? The Royals' Alex Gordon has heard the question often this offseason.