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Royals-Yankees game postponed

Teams will play a split doubleheader tomorrow at 1:15 and 7:15 p.m.
May 24, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 24, 2019) – Due to heavy rains expected in the Kansas City area this evening, the Kansas City Royals-New York Yankees game scheduled for tonight has been postponed. The clubs will make up the postponed game tomorrow (May 25) at 7:15 p.m. as part of a

Royals announce new partner, Fitvine Wine

Company will be the “Official Wine of the Kansas City Royals”
May 24, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 24, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals are excited to announce they’ve partnered with FitVine Wine to make them the “Official Wine of the Kansas City Royals.” The brand, which focuses on creating clean wine with less sugar, fewer sulfites and no flavor additives, will be

Royals in the community

KCUYA Hosts Softball Breakthrough Series
May 23, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 23, 2019) – Over the weekend, the Kansas City Royals will host the New York Yankees (May 24-26). During the MLB Softball Breakthrough Series at the Urban Youth Academy (May 24-27), Royals associates will participate in a panel discussing the paths to their careers while playing

Royals will select Nicky Lopez from Omaha; option Jake Newberry

May 13, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 13, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals announced that they will select infielder Nicky Lopez from Omaha (AAA) prior to Tuesday’s game. Right-handed pitcher Jake Newberry was optioned to Triple-A following Sunday’s game. A corresponding 40-man roster move will be announced on Tuesday. Lopez, 24, was

Royals in the Community

Homestand features Royals Charities Broadcast Auction and Golf Tournament
May 9, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 9, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals will host the Philadelphia Phillies (May 10-12) and Texas Rangers (May 14-16). Royals Charities will host two of their premiere events during the homestand including the Broadcast Auction (May 10) and Golf Tournament (May 13). See below for more

Boulevard to host Royals Rally

Fans can get special “Unfiltered Whit” T-shirts to benefit Royals Charities
May 8, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 8, 2019) -- Tomorrow night, Boulevard Brewing Co. will host a Royals Rally to help fans gear up for the start of another Royals homestand and a summer of baseball fun. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Boulevard Tours

Homestand highlights: May 10-16

Great theme tickets and fantastic giveaways throughout homestand
May 8, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 8, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals will host the Philadelphia Phillies (May 10-12) and Texas Rangers (May 14-16). Fans can pick up giveaway items, including Adalberto Mondesi bobblehead (May 11), CrownVision photo frame (May 12) and a t-shirt (May 14). Theme Tickets are still available,

Dr. Jane Boxterman from Basehor, Kan., has been named the Royals' 2019 Honorary Bat Girl and will be honored on May 12 at The K

May 7, 2019

Major League Baseball has announced the 2019 Honorary Bat Girls for each MLB Club in support of the annual “Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative, which is traditionally commemorated each Mother’s Day. Clubs had the opportunity to hand-select their respective honorees, each of whom demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to

Royals Charities Broadcast Auction set for May 10

Fans can bid on unique experiences and get an exclusive Royals Charities Charlie Hustle ticket package
May 7, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 7, 2019) – Royals Charities and FOX Sports Kansas City will partner for the 10th-annual Broadcast Auction, which will take place throughout the television broadcast when the Royals host the Philadelphia Phillies this Friday. The Broadcast Auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. during the pregame show,

Dozier, Kennedy named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for March/April

May 1, 2019

The Kansas City Royals announced this morning that infielder Hunter Dozier and right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy have been named Royals Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for the months of March/April. The awards are determined by a local media vote. Dozier, 27, hit .349/.447/.686 (30-for-86) with a team-high-tying seven

Royals place Lucas Duda on 10-day IL, recall Kelvin Gutierrez

April 26, 2019

The Kansas City Royals announced Friday that they have placed first baseman Lucas Duda on the 10-day injured list (lumbar strain) and recalled infielder Kelvin Gutierrez from Omaha (AAA). Duda’s IL stint is retroactive to April 24, making him eligible to be reinstated on May 4. Gutierrez, 24, was hitting

Royals in the community

April 25, 2019

The Kansas City Royals will host the Los Angeles Angels (April 26-28) and Tampa Bay Rays (April 29-May 2). Many players will take part in events throughout the homestand, including a Strike Out Slavery Press Conference (April 26), Noah’s Crown Town 5K (April 27) and the Alex Gordon Classic (April

Royals homestand highlights April 26-May 2

April 24, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 24, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals will host the Los Angeles Angels (April 26-28) and Tampa Bay Rays (April 29-May 2). Fans can still purchase Theme Tickets for Teacher Appreciation Night (April 26), Wichita State Night (April 27), and Paint at the Park. Fans can

Royals host Autism Awareness Night on Friday

Quiet zones, exceptional concession stands and staff training make Kauffman Stadium a more inclusive environment
April 12, 2019

The Kansas City Royals join Major League Baseball in raising awareness for autism by hosting Autism Awareness Night tonight when the Club hosts the Cleveland Indians. Throughout the evening, the Royals will highlight initiatives at the stadium to provide a more inclusive environment, including Quiet Zones and Exceptional Concession Stands.

Royals in the community -- April 5

Royals honor 1,000th Buck Seat recipient
April 5, 2019

The Kansas City Royals will host the Seattle Mariners (April 8-11) and Cleveland Indians (April 12-14). The Royals will honor their 1000th Buck Seat recipient on April 13. The team will also host the first Club 42 (April 8), Dream Factory (April 10) and Stars of the Classroom (April 13).

Royals Homestand Highlights -- April 8-14

Sporting KC Night and Game of Thrones Day theme tickets available
April 5, 2019

The Kansas City Royals will host the Seattle Mariners (April 8-11) and Cleveland Indians (April 12-14). Great Theme Tickets, including Sporting KC Night (April 13) and Game of Thrones Day (April 14), are still available. Fans can also take advantage of value deals like Price Chop Mondays (April 8), Happy

KC MLB Urban Youth Academy to host Swing Into Spring event

Celebrate the first year of KCUYA impact with a family-friendly Open House
March 29, 2019

The Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy will celebrate its first birthday with a new community event, Swing Into Spring, on Saturday, March 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The inaugural Swing Into Spring event will feature free activities for kids and families, as well as games on each

Royals offer voucher for free ticket to fans who bought Opening Day tickets

March 28, 2019

Due to the extended weather delay on Opening Day, the Royals are pleased to extend a special ticket offer to all of the fans who purchased tickets for Thursday’s game, whether they attended or not. The Royals will send an email in the next several days to the email address

Royals announce roster moves to finalize 2019 Opening Day roster

March 28, 2019

The Kansas City Royals announced several moves today, finalizing their roster for Opening Day. The Royals have placed left-handed pitchers Danny Duffy (left shoulder impingement syndrome) and Brian Flynn (left UCL sprain) on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to March 25. Right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks (recovery from right hip surgery)

Homestand highlights: March 28-April 3 

March 26, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 26, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals will start the 2019 season with the Chicago White Sox (March 28-31) and Minnesota Twins (April 2-3). Tickets for Opening Day are available and can be purchased online at royals.com, on the Ballpark App, by calling 1-800-6ROYALS, at area

Royals, Storm Chasers announce two-year extension

Omaha to remain Kansas City’s Triple-A affiliate through 2022 season
March 26, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 26, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals and Omaha Storm Chasers announced a two-year extension to their Player Development Contract (PDC) prior to last night’s exhibition game, extending the longest active Triple-A affiliation in Minor League Baseball through the 2022 season. “We are very proud of

Royals expand ‘The K Budget Buys’

March 26, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 25, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals are announcing the expansion of “The K Budget Buys” at Kauffman Stadium. On the food and beverage side, fans can enjoy a 16 ounce Pepsi for $3, Miller Lite cans for $5 and hot dogs for $4. This year

Royals Opening Day information

March 25, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 25, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals will host the Chicago White Sox for Opening Day this Thursday with first pitch scheduled for 3:15 p.m. The parking lot will open at 9 a.m. with gates to the stadium opening at 1 p.m. Prior to the game,

Royals select Duda, request release waivers on Goodwin

March 25, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 25, 2019) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they’ve requested release waivers on outfielder Brian Goodwin and selected first baseman Lucas Duda from Omaha (AAA). Duda previously signed a minor league contract with the club on March 22. Following today’s moves, the Royals have

Royals option Heath Fillmyer to Omaha

March 23, 2019

The Kansas City Royals announced today that they’ve optioned right-handed pitcher Heath Fillmyer to Omaha (AAA). Following today’s moves, the Royals have 36 players in Major League camp, which does not include right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn (60-day injured list), catcher Salvador Perez (60-day injured list) and left-handed pitcher Eric Skoglund