Royals Press Releases
Royals acquire OF Billy Burns from Oakland for OF Brett Eibner
Burns, 26, has played in each of the last three Major League seasons with the A's and is batting .234 with 11 doubles, four triples, 14 stolen bases and 32 runs scored in 73 games this year.
Royals Reinstate Cain from D.L.; Option Eibner
The Kansas City Royals announced today that outfielder Lorenzo Cain has been returned from his rehab assignment and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list.
Luke Hochevar placed on D.L.; Brooks Pounders recalled from Omaha
The Kansas City Royals announced today that right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar has been placed on the 15-day disabled list (symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome), which is retroactive to July 25.
Royals recall INF Raul Mondesi; option INF/OF Whit Merrifield to Omaha
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Raul Mondesi from Omaha (AAA).
Royals claim RHP Nick Tepesch off outright waivers from Oakland
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have claimed right-handed pitcher Nick Tepesch off waivers from Oakland.
Royals reinstate Wade Davis from DL; option Brooks Pounders to Omaha
Davis, 30, is tied for fifth in the American League with 19 saves in 21 opportunities and also ranks fifth among the league's relievers in ERA (1.23) and eighth in opponents' average (.176).
Royals in the community
The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will host the Cleveland Indians (July 18-20), Texas Rangers (July 22-24) and Los Angeles Angels (July 25-27). The Club will host multiple groups to watch a game, including Christian Colon's Bishop Sullivan Center (July 19 and 27), Dream Factory (July 19 and 27), Eric Hosmer's Big Brothers, Big Sisters (July 26) and Kansas RBI (July 27).
Homestand highlights: July 18-27
After a quick roadtrip, the 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will return home for their first homestand following the All-Star break to host the Cleveland Indians (July 18-20), Texas Rangers (July 22-24) and Los Angeles Angels (July 25-27).
Royals and Oklahoma City Thunder Partner for Special Night
The Kansas City Royals have partnered with the NBA Oklahoma City Thunder, to host Thunder Night at The K on Saturday, July 23.