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We know the Kansas City Royals have an issue with Jeff Francoeur in right field. Cody Ross and Ryan Sweeney headline a crop of players who could help out the Royals with a platoon.
The Royals went all-in to get James Shields, sending Wil Myers and other prospects to the Rays for Shields and Wade Davis.
Though the Kansas City Royals didn't make any moves at the first day of the Winter Meetings, the Royals have been involved in much of the news.
Kansas City Royals fans gained a small moral victory this week as one of their own was a big winner in the massive Powerball jackpot.
Wil Myers has been often mentioned in trade talks during the winter about bringing back a quality starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals. Is he close to being moved?
If you take a look around the web, rumors are starting to become more intense that the Kansas City Royals will indeed be hitting the trade market sometime between now and the end of December, with...
Kansas City lands a new starting pitching via trade, while some think Josh Hamilton or Zack Greinke may be coming to the Royals
Brandon McCarthy could potentially be a free agent this off season, and the Kansas City Royals should defiantly have their eyes on the Bay Area.
For the Kansas City Royals to continue to show progress, guys like Justin Marks must take the next step at the minor league level.
Kansas City has long had great sports fans, but the current ownership groups have treated them with terrible products on the field at the Truman Sports Complex
It's no secret that the Kansas City Royals need starting pitching for the upcoming season. With those available, what will the Royals do to improve upon 2012?
Fate is on the side of the Washington Nationals and Texas Rangers to meet in the World Series, as neither team features any former Kansas City Royals
A long season is finally coming to an end for Kansas City, and the problems the Royals have as we head into the offseason are many of the same they've had for quite a few years now.
Kansas City may use pitcher Jake Odorizzi out of the bullpen first, but the rookie is set to make his first major league start over the weekend against the Cleveland Indians.
We take a quick glimpse back at what the top song and movie were on the day that Kansas City clinched the 1985 World Series and the Royals wore the crown of baseball.
A new set of baseball prospect rankings are out at MLB.com, and to no surprise Wil Myers tops the charts for the Kansas City Royals.
Wil Myers finds himself in unique company after being named the 2012 Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year. Typically the honor goes to someone who goes on to enjoy a long and productive major league career.
At this point in his career, Luke Hochevar may be best suited in the bullpen of an organization other than the Kansas City Royals. Past history shows there are prime examples of it working out.
It's been a dark decade for Kansas City Royals fans, and the pressure is on owner David Glass and general manager Dayton Moore to take Kansas City to marked improved in 2013 and beyond.
Alex Gordon has been moved out of the leadoff spot for the Kansas City Royals, in a move that questions the logic of putting together a winning product on the field. All thanks in part to manager Ned Yost.
Billy Butler continues to climb the Royals single season home run charts, while Jeff Francoeur has been completed void of driving in runs this season for the Kansas City Royals.
Will Smith threw 99 pitches on Thursday, allowing just two runs over seven innings as the Kansas City Royals continued to build on the Chicago series with an 8-2 victory in Baltimore.
Kansas City Royals slugger Billy Butler his his 22nd home run of the season for the Kansas City Royals in a 5-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. The 26-year-old is now on pace for 31 home runs and 103 RBI.
Kansas City has played some exciting baseball over the past three nights, as the Royals capped off a sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a Alcides Escobar walk-off hit in the bottom of the 11th inning on Thursday evening.
If you ever visit the Kansas City Royals fan page on facebook and read the comments, proceed with caution. While it was wise to unload Jonathan Broxton in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, not everyone was a big fan of the deal.
With the deadline approaching on Tuesday, will the Kansas City Royals be active in the trade market or will they stand pat? Currently closer Jonathan Broxton appears the most likely to be moved, if anyone.
We take a look back at the most recent trade Kansas City has made with every other major league club. There is one club the Royals haven't traded with since 1978.
With just under two weeks left, many rumors have been swirling around, but will the Kansas City Royals acquire any starting pitching help?