Royals Press Releases
Statement from Dayton Moore on behalf of the organization
Statement from Dayton Moore on behalf of the organization on the tragic passing of Jose Fernandez
Homestand highlights: Sept. 27-Oct. 2
The World Champion Kansas City Royals will return home for the final homestand of the regular season when they host the Minnesota Twins (September 27-29) and Cleveland Indians (September 30-October 2).
Royals request unconditional release waivers on Chien-Ming Wang
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have requested unconditional release waivers on right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang. The 36-year-old pitcher was designated for assignment on September 17.
Royals reinstate Vargas from 60-day DL; designate Wang for assignment
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Jason Vargas from the 60-day disabled list (recovery from Tommy John surgery). Vargas, 33, will make his season debut in tonight's game against the Chicago White Sox. To make room on the roster, the club has reinstated right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang from the 15-day disabled list and designated him for assignment.
Royals extend Minor League agreement with Wilmington
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have extended their development contract with the Wilmington Blue Rocks through the 2018 season. Wilmington (DE) is Kansas City's Full-Season, Single-A affiliate in the Carolina League and have partnered with the Royals annually since 2007. Wilmington was also a Royals' affiliate from 1993-2004.
Royals announce a pair of transactions
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Nick Tepesch has been sent outright to Omaha (AAA), while outfielder Rey Fuentes has cleared unconditional waivers and become a free agent. Both players were designated for assignment on September 6.
Royals TV schedule updates announced
FOX picks up Royals-Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 24.
Royals request unconditional release waivers on Rey Fuentes
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have requested unconditional release waivers on Rey Fuentes.
Royals recall RHP Alec Mills
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled pitcher Alec Mills from Omaha (AAA). The right-handed pitcher will be in uniform (#63) for tonight's game against the Oakland Athletics.