LIVE FEED–ROYALS OFFSEASON ACTIVITES —UPDATING UNTIL OPENING DAY 2013–
LIVE- Fans and player exited about 2013 the “Dayton Dyninsty” will be test only and month away from spring tranning.
Royals make big trade for a great starter
11/20/12 Jeremy Guthrie, who went 5-3 with a 3.16 ERA after he was acquired July 20, signed a $25 million pact
Last week, the Royals traded reliever Jeremy Jeffress to Toronto for cash and reliever Tommy Hottovy to the Texas Rangers for cash and our old friend player to be named later. And on Monday outfielder Jason Bourgeois elected to become a free agent. Earlier this month, the Royals designated the three players for assignment to clear space on the 40-man roster.
11/13/12 Royals designated hitter Billy Butler claimed a Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award for the first time and Alex Gordan wins his second streght gold glove
11/2/12The Royals have acquired right-hander Ervin Santana from the Angels in exchange for lefty Brandon Sisk Dayton Moore said the Royals will receive some cash from the Angels but will pay the “majority” of the $13 million. In L.A., the cash involved was reported to be $1 million, equaling the cost of the buyout of Santana’s option. Ervin Santana is in the Royals’ rotation now, but could he take over as the No. 1 starter?
11/1/12 The Royals completed a series of roster moves on Friday, including picking up right-hander Guillermo Moscoso and catcher Brett Hayes on waivers.
10/31/12 Things are looking up for the Royals’ pitching staff. With a new pitching is looking up for the Royals’ pitching staff. At least 6-foot-8 Chris Volstad’s new teammates will have to be looking up at him.The tall, right-hander was claimed off outright waivers by Kansas City. Which is a small step in the right direction.
10/29/12 The Royals, as anticipated, declined to exercise their option on closer Joakim Soria’s $8 million contract for 2013, making him a free agent on Wednesday
Updated and writen by Lukas Dowd