Royals Press Releases
Friday, March 7, 2014
Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar to have Tommy John surgery, Brad Penny released
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar will have surgery on his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), also known as "Tommy John surgery", in the coming weeks, while right-handed pitcher Brad Penny has been released from his minor league contract.
Royals announce opening of Belfonte Ice Cream Shop at Kauffman Stadium
The Kansas City Royals are pleased to announce a new, multi-year partnership with Belfonte Ice Cream & Dairy Foods, a Kansas City-based company specializing in premium ice cream and dairy products.
Guillermo Mota announces his retirement
Kansas City Royals' right-handed pitcher Guillermo Mota has announced his retirement from professional baseball after a 14-year career in the Major Leagues.
Royals agree to terms with three players on one-year contracts for 2014
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2014 Major League contracts with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy, infielder Johnny Giavotella and outfielder Carlos Peguero.
Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announce expanded television schedule for 2014
The Kansas City Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City today announced that 156 regular season Royals games are scheduled to be televised in 2014, the most in Royals history.
Royals agree to terms with 10 players on one-year contracts for 2014
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2014 Major League contracts with left-handed pitchers Francisley Bueno, Chris Dwyer, Donnie Joseph and John Lamb, right-handed pitchers Michael Mariot and Yordano Ventura, infielders Pedro Ciriaco and Christian Colon, and outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Jarrod Dyson.
Maikel Cleto claimed by Chicago White Sox
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto (pronounced: Michael CLAY-toe) has been claimed on Outright Waivers by the Chicago White Sox. Cleto, 24, was designated for assignment by the Royals on February 17.
"Royals Fans Got Talent" set for March 8
The Kansas City Royals will hold the fifth annual "Royals Fans Got Talent" auditions on Saturday, March 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Kauffman Stadium. Bands, choirs, groups, musicians and individual singers are invited to audition for National Anthem, "God Bless America" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" opportunities during the 2014 season.
Royals, KSHB-TV Form Official Weather Partnership
The Kansas City Royals and KSHB-TV, Kansas City's 41 Action News Station, announced today an official weather partnership. The multi-year agreement includes partnering on select community projects, as well as executing other strategic marketing opportunities.