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Johnny Giavotella, along with everyone else with the Royals, was surprised when told he needed hip surgery, but the Royals' second baseman expects to be at full strength well before the start of Spring Training.
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Even though Royals GM, Dayton Moore is happy with how Melky Cabrera bounced back and had a productive season, Dick Kaegel of MLB.com says that Moore doesn't see a long-term for the switch hitting outfielder at the moment.
“We'll probably go a year at a time at this point, but he was a terrific player for us and we're very proud of what he accomplished and we'd...
I am so use to talking about the Kansas City Royals as a last place team, and a barely major league team. Much like the Pittsburgh Pirates, the KC Royals have often served as a triple a affiliate for the other 29 MLB teams at the trading deadline. Now it seems that they have a nice core of young players and if they do things right could keep them under team control and relatively...
The Royals used Tuesday's break in the World Series schedule to announce the hiring of Dave Eiland as their new pitching coach.
The Kansas City Royals named Dave Eiland pitching coach on Tuesday.
General manager Dayton Moore says the Royals aren't likely to pursue a long-term deal with center fielder Melky Cabrera, who wants to test free agency following the 2012 season.
Royals manager Ned Yost said last month that he wanted to find a new pitching coach who managed to have a long career in the major leagues despite having "mediocre stuff." He found precisely that in Dave Eiland. The former Yankees pitching coach was added to Yost's staff on Tuesday. He'll be tasked with helping to develop a young starting rotation that was long...
Dave Eiland was named pitching coach of the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.
The Royals hired Dave Eiland as pitching coach on Tuesday. Eiland was pitching coach with the Yankees from 2008-10, including when they won the World Series in 2009.
Royals manager Ned Yost said last month that he wanted to find a new pitching coach who managed to have a long career in the major leagues despite having "mediocre stuff."
The Royals announced new contracts Thursday to retain seven minor-league players, including three likely to gain consideration in coming weeks for protection on the club's 40-man roster.