Royals Press Releases
Royals in the community
Before the Kansas City Royals host the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers, Royals Charities will host its annual golf tournament during the off day on June 1. In addition, first baseman Eric Hosmer will host a group from Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City on June 3 and left fielder Alex Gordon will support the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation kicking off Midwest Lemonade Days at local Hy-Vee stores June 5 and 6. Please see below for more details.
Homestand Highlights: June 2-7
The Kansas City Royals return to Kauffman Stadium to host the Cleveland Indians (June 2-4) and Texas Rangers (June 5-7). Throughout the homestand, fan-favorite events will take place including GordoNation (June 4), Girls Night Out (June 5) and K-State Day (June 7). Fans will also be able to pick up great giveaways including a T-Shirt Tuesday (June 2), Ladies Summer Infinity Scarf (June 5, ladies only) and Lorenzo Cain bobblehead (June 6). Please see below for more details.
Five Royals among AL leaders in first voting update for All-Star Game
The defending American League champion Kansas City Royals, who own the best record in the AL at 28-16 (.636), have five players among the AL leaders in the first voting figures for the 86th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, it was announced today. Thus far, online voting totals are up 100 percent in comparison to 2014. The first National League voting results will be announced tomorrow.
Royals place Duffy on DL; Recall Finnegan; Send Rios on rehab assignment
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has placed left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy on the 15-day disabled list with left biceps tendinitis, which is retroactive to May 17.
Diamond of Dreams set for July 23
Royals Charities has announced that Diamond of Dreams, presented by Bank of Kansas City, will take place on the field at Kauffman Stadium on July 23. This year's fundraiser, set to begin at 7 p.m., will benefit Royals Charities.
Royals Official Watch Party set for June 13
The Kansas City Royals, together with 610 Sports Radio and the Kansas City Power & Light District, are excited to announce an official watch party on Saturday, June 13 when the Royals play the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Majestic partners with the Royals for 'Royals Jersey Day' on Friday
Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Royals and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for local baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Royals team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the Royals home game on May 22 against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Royals Select Joe Blanton, Option Aaron Brooks, Place Brian Flynn on 60-Day D.L.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has selected right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton's contract from Triple-A Omaha.
Royals in the Community: May 15 - 24
The Kansas City Royals return home for an eight-game homestand against the New York Yankees (May 15-17), Cincinnati Reds (May 19-20) and St. Louis Cardinals (May 22-24).