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Royals Radio Network to broadcast classic games on 'Royals Playback'

March 31, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 31, 2020) -- The Kansas City Royals announced today that beginning on Thursday, April 2, the Royals Radio Network will be offering “Royals Playback”, airing classic games starting with Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at 7 p.m. All classic games can be heard locally

Royals Responds: A half-million meals

Royals Ownership, Royals Charities Pledge Donations to Harvesters for 500,000 Meals
March 31, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 31, 2020) – Today, Kansas City Royals Chairman and CEO John Sherman announced a donation on behalf of Royals investors, players and Royals Charities to Harvesters - The Community Food Network, to fund more than 500,000 meals to address food insecurity in Greater Kansas City during

Royals Respond: A community initiative

March 25, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 25, 2020) – Today, the Kansas City Royals announced an important community initiative, “Royals Respond,” created to offer support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Led by staff throughout the front office, the effort will offer resources to the community, helpful information and entertaining content for those who

Royals join MLB club initiative to aid ballpark associates

March 17, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 17, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals today announced that the organization will begin a fund of up to $1 million to assist with compensating seasonal part-time game staff affected by the delay in the start of the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 virus that

Statement from Kansas City Royals regarding COVID-19

March 16, 2020

As an organization we continue to monitor the developments related to COVID-19, and remain in constant contact with Major League Baseball, following their lead as things seem to change on almost a daily basis. We have taken every step to secure the health and safety of our fans, players, coaches,

Royals chairman and CEO John Sherman, team leadership on supporting and serving our community

March 15, 2020

To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health and safety of our families, teammates, friends and neighbors as our top priority. We know that sports, while deeply embedded in our lives, should never stand in the way of the greater good. Watching fans come

Statement regarding suspended homestand

Club Will Continue to Monitor COVID-19
March 12, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 12, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals are fully supportive of Major League Baseball’s decision to delay the start of the 2020 season. The health and comfort of our players, staff, fans and partners are top priority for the organization. The Royals are working on ticket

Royals announce a flurry of roster moves

March 10, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 10, 2020) – Following this afternoon’s spring training games, the Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves. The club has optioned left-handed pitcher Foster Griffin, outfielder Nick Heath and catcher Meibrys Viloria to Omaha (AAA) and infielder Jeison Guzmán to Wilmington (A+). Additionally, the Royals have

Oakland A's-Royals game date changes

September series will feature split doubleheader
March 4, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 4, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals today announced a schedule change for the series against the Oakland Athletics in September to accommodate the Kansas City Chiefs potentially opening at home at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday, September 10. The Oakland series, previously scheduled for September 7-10,

Royals introduce new 'Dog & A Drink Deal' for the home opener

March 2, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (March 2, 2020) – Starting today, fans who purchase the new, limited time Dog & A Drink Deal ($47) will receive a View Reserved seat to the home opener at The K, along with a complimentary hot dog and Pepsi. Fans can purchase tickets and find more

Royals agree to terms with eight remaining players on 2020 contracts

February 26, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 26, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2020 Major League contracts with pitchers Chance Adams, Foster Griffin, Jorge López, Randy Rosario, Eric Skoglund and Josh Staumont; infielder Ryan O’Hearn and outfielder Brett Phillips. Consistent with club

Royals announce 2020 Spring Training television schedule

February 18, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 18, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals today announced that eight Spring Training games will be televised on FOX Sports Kansas City this season. Coverage begins Thursday, Feb. 27, when the Royals visit the Milwaukee Brewers. The first telecast from the Royals’ home complex in Surprise,

'Royals fans got talent' set for March 7

Auditions to be held for National Anthem, “God Bless America” and Talent Acts
February 17, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 17, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals will hold the 11th annual “Royals Fans Got Talent” auditions on Saturday, March 7 at Kauffman Stadium. Bands, choirs, groups, musicians and individual singers are invited to apply for National Anthem and “God Bless America” opportunities during the 2020

Royals agree to terms with nine players on contracts for 2020

February 17, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 17, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2020 Major League contracts with pitchers Scott Blewett, Carlos Hernandez, Tim Hill, Jakob Junis, Glenn Sparkman and Kyle Zimmer; infielder Adalberto Mondesi, infielder/outfielder Hunter Dozier and outfielder Bubba Starling.

Royals offer 'Tripl3 Play' deal

Opening Day + 2 additional games at a great price
February 13, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (February 13, 2020) – Royals baseball returns to Kansas City to start the 2020 home campaign on Thursday, April 2, at 3:05 p.m. vs. the Seattle Mariners. Starting this afternoon, fans can take advantage of a special “Tripl3 Play” offer for just $45 by purchasing a ticket

Royals partner with 8x8, Inc.

February 13, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 13, 2020) – The Royals are excited to announce 8x8, Inc., a leading integrated cloud communications platform, as their official cloud communications and contact center partner. The partnership will improve employee, partner and customer experience. Recognizing the opportunity to modernize and transform employee and fan experience,

Press Release: Royals agree to terms with 14 players on contracts for 2020

February 12, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (February 12, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2020 Major League contracts with pitchers Scott Barlow, Brad Keller, Richard Lovelady, Kevin McCarthy, Jake Newberry, Gabe Speier and Stephen Woods Jr.; catchers Cam Gallagher and Meibrys Viloria; infielders

'Reporting Day' special for Opening Day tickets

No-fee sale for Royals home opener set for April 2
February 10, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO. (February 10, 2020) – The Royals will celebrate “Reporting Day” when pitchers and catchers arrive in Surprise, Ariz., on February 11 with a special No-Fee Sale for Royals Opening Day tickets. The Royals Opening Day is scheduled for Thursday, April 2, at 3:05 p.m. against the Seattle

Royals Announce 2020 Promotions & Special Events

A wide variety of giveaway items and new and returning Theme Tickets highlight the calendar; Buck Night returns to every Friday home game in 2020
January 25, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 25, 2020) – As the upcoming season approaches, the Kansas City Royals are excited to announce the 2020 Promotions, Theme Tickets and Special Events calendar. This year’s schedule features great giveaways and new Theme Tickets. Highlights from the 2020 lineup of giveaways, events and ticket offerings

Royals and 610 Sports Radio announce 2020 Spring Training broadcast schedule

January 24, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 24, 2020) -- The Kansas City Royals and 610 Sports Radio announced today that 21 Spring Training games will air on KCSP-AM. Of those 21 games, 13 will be broadcast on 610 Sports Radio and eight will be broadcast its sister station 1660 The Score. Most

Royals to wear patch honoring David Glass throughout 2020 season

January 23, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 23, 2020) – In honor of former Owner and Chairman David Glass, the Kansas City Royals will wear a patch on the right sleeves of their jerseys during the 2020 season (photo attached). Mr. Glass passed away on January 9. The patch is round and displays

Salvador Perez to become a U.S. citizen during special ceremony at FanFest

January 22, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (January 22, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals are excited to announce catcher Salvador Perez will become a U.S. citizen on Friday, January 24 during Royals FanFest presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. “I am grateful to this country for the many opportunities

Royals sign Alex Gordon to a one-year deal

January 22, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO -- The Royals announced today that the club has signed outfielder Alex Gordon to a one-year contract for the 2020 season. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Heath Fillmyer has been designated for assignment. Gordon, 35, won

Soler, Kennedy, Merrifield honored with 2019 team awards

January 21, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 21, 2020) – The Kansas City Royals announced their 2019 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BBWAA. Outfielder/designated hitter Jorge Soler was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, right-hander Ian Kennedy garnered the Bruce Rice

Royals single-game tickets on sale January 24

January 21, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 21, 2020) – Single-game tickets for the Kansas City Royals 2020 season go on-sale online at www.royals.com and via the free MLB Ballpark App Friday, January 24 at 10 a.m. (CST). The Royals will make every regular-season home game (including the home opener, April 2) available