Royals Press Releases
Royals recall Bonifacio, Strahm; option Mondesi, Orlando to Omaha
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled outfielder Jorge Bonifacio and left-handed pitcher Matt Strahm from Omaha (AAA). In corresponding roster moves, infielder Raúl Mondesi and outfielder Paulo Orlando have been optioned to Omaha.
Statement from Marisol Hernandez on throwing out today's first pitch
Marisol Hernandez, the mother of late Royals' pitcher Yordano Ventura, made the following statement regarding throwing out the first pitch at today's home opener:
The 30th annual Greater Kansas City Day to take place tomorrow
The Kansas City Royals, Royals Charities and area Rotary Clubs will activate the 30th annual Greater Kansas City Day on Monday, April 10. Throughout the morning, Rotarians and other volunteers will be in the metro area selling newspapers on street corners and metro Price Chopper stores. Union Station will also host a free First Pitch party from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Royals in the community
The Kansas City Royals will begin their 2017 home schedule as they host the Oakland Athletics (April 10-13), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (April 14-16) and San Francisco Giants (April 18-19). Throughout the first homestand, Greater Kansas City Day (April 10), Autism Awareness Day (April 14) and Jackie Robinson Day (April 15) will all take place. The Royals Charities Golf Tournament is scheduled on the second off day of the homestand. Please see below for more details.
Homestand highlights: April 10-19
After starting the 2017 season on the road, the Kansas City Royals come home for their first homestand of the year and will host the Oakland Athletics (April 10-13), Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (April 14-16) and San Francisco Giants (April 18-19). The eight-game homestand will feature the first GordoNation (April 13) and Bark at The Park (April 19) events for 2017. Fans can also pick up many great giveaway items, including a magnetic schedule (April 10), reusable Royals tote bag (April 15) and t-shirt (April 18). Please see below for more details.
Diamond of Dreams set for June 22
Royals Charities has announced that Diamond of Dreams will take place on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, June 22.
Royals finalize Opening Day roster
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Day, tomorrow against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Royals announce new & extended partnerships for 2017
The Kansas City Royals announced today several new corporate partners for the upcoming season, in addition to partnership extensions with several current Royals partners as the Club heads into the 2017 season.
Royals announce a flurry of roster activity
The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves Monday, optioning left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander and outfielders Billy Burns and Peter O'Brien to Omaha (AAA).