Ryan P. McBroom…resides in Spotsylvania, Va., during the offseason ... Graduated from Courtland High School in Spotsylvania Courthouse, Va., in 2010 ... Played four seasons at West Virginia University (2011-14), departing with his name among the top-10 leaders in hits, doubles, home runs and RBI…as a senior, named to the Golden Spikes Award watch list, the ABCA/Rawlings All-East Region First Team and the All-Big 12 Conference Second Team ... Selected by the Royals in the 36th round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, but opted to return to West Virginia for his senior season ... Participated in 2020 Royals FanFest.
Acquired by the Royals on Aug. 31 from the New York Yankees for cash considerations or a player to be named and International slot money ... Selected from Omaha (AAA) on Sept. 3 and made his big league debut that night vs. Detroit…singled in his first at-bat off Matthew Boyd, becoming the first Royal to record a hit in his first MLB plate appearance since David Lough in 2012 ... Appeared in 23 of KC's final 24 games, batting .293 (22-for- 75) with five doubles, six RBI and eight runs scored…made 12 starts in right field, two in left field and five at first base ... Had a seven-game hitting streak, Sept. 17-25, in which he batted .393 (11-for-28) with three doubles and six runs scored ... Spent the first five months of the season with Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre (AAA), slashing .315/.402/.574 (130-for-413)…led the International League in runs scored (87) and OPS (.976), while ranking second in slugging percentage, third in on-base percentage, fourth in batting average, eighth in hits and 10th in home runs (26) ... Named both a midseason and postseason All-Star in the International League, starting the Triple-A All-Star Game as the designated hitter for the IL ... Following the All-Star break, he batted .326/.448/.591 (43-for-132) with eight doubles, nine homers and 26 RBI in his final 39 games with the RailRiders ... Batted .328 (43-for-131) vs. left-handed pitching and hit .309 (87-for-282) against righties this season…also batted .327 (34-for-104) with runners in scoring position and slashed .333/.429/.603 (42-for-126) with two outs ... Slugged two home runs in a game three times, including most recently on August 29 at Pawtucket, clubbing two home runs and drawing a pair of walks.
Hit .302 (139-for-461) between Trenton (AA) and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA), which ranked second among all Yankees' farmhands and included hitting .295 (106-for-359) in the International League, which ranked fifth among qualifying hitters ... Named an Organization All-Star by MiLB.com following the season ... Played for the Tomateros de Culiacán in the Mexican Winter League, hitting .226 (24-for-106) with five doubles, a triple, a homer and 16 RBI in 28 games.
Acquired by the Yankees on July 23 in exchange for INF/OF Rob Refsnyder…spent the remainder of the season with Trenton ... With New Hampshire (AA), named an Eastern League midseason All-Star.
Led the Florida State League in RBI (83) and ranked second in extra-base hits (48) and total bases (219), third in homers (21) and fourth in slugging percentage (.468), playing with Dunedin (A-Advanced) ... Tabbed a Florida State League midseason and postseason All-Star…also named FSL Player of the Month for August, hitting .348 (31-for-89) with three doubles, a triple, seven homers and 29 RBI in 24 games ... Played in seven games for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .250 (7-for-28) with two doubles, two homers and 10 RBI.