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Frank White, a Royals Hall of Fame member, will not be back as the team's television broadcast analyst next season. The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announced on Friday that White, whose role in the TV booth grew to full-time status over the last three years, would not have his contract renewed.
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Eric Hosmer plays first base for the Kansas City Royals. He played 2011 as a true rookie, posting a slash line of .293/.334/.465, not bad for a 21 year old. Hosmer rocketed through the minor leagues, playing A and A+ ball at age 19, A+ and AA ball at age 20, and 26 games at AAA at age 21 before reaching the big club. It was tough to keep him down as he hit .439/.525/.582 at that...
photo via @KimDeJesus12 (hope that's ok, Kim)
Kim DeJesus' already lucky husband got a little more fortunate today when he signed a 2 year contract with the Chicago Cubs worth 10 million dollars.
Kim's spouse spent 8 seasons with the Kansas City Royals and one - last season - with the Oakland A's. He has a .284 career batting average; hitting a total of 207 doubles...
Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella and pitcher Kelvin Herrera reached the Major Leagues this year, and now they'll have awards to commemorate how they did it.
The Royals announced the signing of seven players to minor-league contracts on Thursday. Among the notable moves: The club re-signed right-handed pitcher Zach Miner and infielder Jamie Romak, who played in the organization in 2011. The Royals also acquired utility infielder Tony Abreu, who spent time with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks during 2007-10.
Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Victoria sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Victoria Royals Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The December 2nd, 2011 edition…
The Royals announced the signings of seven Minor Leaguers, including left-hander Tommy Hottovy and right-hander Zach Miner, on Thursday.
On Friday morning, for the first time in more than 15 years, Frank White was a man with no formal ties to the Kansas City Royals organization. His final connection -- a job as a color commentator for Royals' games on television -- had been severed by the Royals and Fox Sports Kansas City, their television rights-holder.