The Kansas City Royals announced today that outfielder Whit Merrifield has been named the George Brett Minor League Player of the Year, while right-handed pitcher Christian Binford earned the Paul Splittorff Minor League Pitcher of the Year for the 2014 season.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the 2014 American League Champions have invited 23 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training in Surprise, Ariz. Among the invitations are 10 pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders and three outfielders.
On January 28, the annual Royals Caravan, presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, will launch with three simultaneous trips that will make stops in cities across Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa and Nebraska.
Single-game tickets for the Kansas City Royals 2015 season go on sale exclusively online at www.royals.com on Friday, February 27 at 10 a.m. (CST). The Royals will make every regular-season home game (excluding Opening Day) available during the online sale.
The Kansas City Royals and FOX 4 WDAF-TV will host the 17th annual School Day at The K on Thursday, May 7 prior to the club's 1:10 p.m. game versus the Cleveland Indians. Now in its 17th year, School Day at The K is the largest educational field trip in Kansas City and the Guinness World Records' Largest Weather Show, which attracts approximately 20,000 students and educators each year. School Day at The K also fulfills Next Generation Science Standards for grades K-12.
The Kansas City Royals announced their 2014 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BWAA. Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, while relief pitcher Wade Davis garnered the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year award and starting pitcher Yordano Ventura earned the Joe Burke Special Achievement Award. All three were first-time winners of these awards.
The Kansas City Royals have announced that 2015 Royals Hall of Fame voting begins today. The online portion of this year's vote will remain open to fans through Friday, January 16 at noon at www.royalshalloffame.com/vote.