Royals Press Releases
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Current & Former Royals Involved in Several Events throughout Homestand
The Kansas City Royals return home Thursday for a seven-game homestand against American League Central foes, as the club welcomes the Cleveland Indians (July 24-27) and Minnesota Twins (July 29-31) to Kauffman Stadium.
Gordon wins Royals Heart and Hustle Award
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) is pleased to announce Alex Gordon as the Kansas City Royals 2014 Heart and Hustle Award winner.
Homestand Highlights: July 24-31
The Kansas City Royals will make their return to Kauffman Stadium following the All-Star break to host the Cleveland Indians (July 24-27) and the Minnesota Twins (July 29-31).
Royals acquire pitcher Jason Frasor from Texas for pitcher Spencer Patton
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired veteran right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton.
All-Stars honored with Majestic All-Star Game send-off prior to Friday game
The three members of the Kansas City Royals who have been chosen for the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be recognized prior to Friday's 7:10 p.m. game against the Detroit Tigers. Fans should plan on arriving early and being in their seats by 7 p.m. in order to see the special pregame ceremony.
Royals in the Community
The Kansas City Royals finish the first half of the season as they return home to host the Detroit Tigers in a four-game series, July 10-13. Continuing from earlier in the week, the Royals will take part in the annual Royals Blood Drive at the Community Blood Center from July 10-12. Additionally, the Royals will highlight several local programs at the ballpark through RBI Night (July 10), Big Game James Section (July 11) and Dream Factory Day at The K (July 13). Please see below for more information.
Royals "All-Star Teachers" Winner Announced
Major League Baseball, Target Corp (NYSE: TGT) and PEOPLE today announced the 30 winners in the "Target Presents PEOPLE All-Star Teachers" campaign, which celebrates remarkable current and retired teachers who make an impact on the lives of their students and communities. Megan Coone has been selected by fans to represent the Kansas City Royals.
Royals Sign Left-Handed Pitcher Joe Saunders to Minor League Deal
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed veteran left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders to a minor league contract. He opened the year with the Texas Rangers, but was released on July 4. He will be assigned to Triple-A Omaha.
Homestand highlights: July 10-13
The Kansas City Royals will return home on Thursday, July 10 for a four-game series before the All-Star break against the Detroit Tigers. Throughout the brief homestand, the Royals will host great events including the first ever Legends Night (July 11), Viva Los Royals (July 12) and KidsFest (July 13). In addition, fans can also get great giveaways including an All-Star Summer Guide (July 10) and the second bobblehead of the player series (July 12).