First baseman Eric Hosmer is one of several Royals who could become a free-agent after the 2017 season. And while Hosmer has indicated he is curious about testing the free-agent waters, he doesn't want to be misunderstood: He has interest in a long-term deal with the Royals.
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That Royals' mandate to trim the payroll in 2017 started with the best of intentions. But thanks to the sales jobs of general manager Dayton Moore and club president Dan Glass, the Royals' payroll for 2017 might exceed the 2016 payroll. And the team should again be in position to compete for another World Series title.
One of the intriguing young arms in camp will be right-hander Josh Staumont, who has been clocked at 100 mph. Staumont has been a starter during his Minor League career, but the Royals wouldn't be afraid to try him in the bullpen to start the season.
Left-hander Mike Minor had high hopes of cracking the rotation last year when the Royals signed him to a two-year, $7.25 million deal. Now, Minor simply wants to contribute any way he can.
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Shortstop Alcides Escobar made a bold statement right out of the gate Saturday as rain cut short the Royals' workout: he believes he can hit double-digit home runs after hitting a career-high seven homers in 2016.
Royals manager Ned Yost revealed Friday that he may have some unusual outfield combinations this spring, and perhaps during the regular season. Yost indicated he plans to utilize Gold Glove left fielder Alex Gordon in all three outfield spots.
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The Royals agreed to a Minor League deal with right-hander Peter Moylan, the club confirmed Friday. A source told MLB.com that Moylan will earn $1 million if he makes the Royals' 25-man roster. The club has not confirmed the value of the deal.
For most of the offseason, the Royals stated publicly that left-hander Matt Strahm would be in the mix for a spot in the rotation. But after the Royals acquired starters Jason Hammel and Travis Wood, Strahm will head straight to the bullpen. And he is just fine with that.
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The prevailing offseason assumption was the Royals' second-base job was up for grabs among Whit Merrifield, Christian Colon and Raul Mondesi. But manager Ned Yost isn't about to leave another name out.
We're spotting a trend here. Last year, Royals outfielder Paulo Orlando showed up in camp sporting a large tattoo of himself on his back. This year, Orlando displayed a tattoo image on his right arm of his wife, Fabricia, in La Catrina makeup.
The Royals have signed left-hander Travis Wood to a two-year, $12 million deal.
The first bit of advice left-hander Brian Flynn got from his Royals teammates when he arrived here last week was this: Dude, hire someone to do home repairs.
Cubs reliever Pedro Strop was lucky. When he was involved in a car accident in the Dominican Republic in November 2014, he just needed a few stitches on his left arm. Yordano Ventura, tragically, was not as fortunate, and Strop wants to do what he can to avoid losing another young talent in his native country.
Royals reliever Joakim Soria isn't going to harp on his 2016 season, and he had a message for anyone who may still want to: "You just have to move on," Soria said, smiling. "And I hope you guys move on, too."
There are plenty of new faces for the Royals in 2017, mostly pitchers who will be vying for a precious few bullpen spots.
The Royals and right-hander Seth Maness have agreed to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Spring Training, according to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Before the window closes and several potential free agents hit the open market, expect these Royals to produce one more valiant effort at another World Series championship.
How many outfielders will the Royals carry? Do they need six or seven bullpen arms? Who will be the fifth starter? As one would expect, that 25th and final roster spot and the final bullpen spot will be the interesting battles in camp.
From management to the coaching staff to the players, the Royals still believe they are a World Series contender in 2017.
Since becoming general manager in 2006, Dayton Moore has been bullish on building a team that could defend Kauffman Stadium.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has a special goal while playing again for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic: Win it all.
For years under general manager Dayton Moore, the Royals prided themselves in their no-superstar roster construction. But the truth is, the Royals do have players hovering on the edge of stardom, namely Lorenzo Cain, Danny Duffy and Eric Hosmer.
The Royals have added a piece to their rotation by signing right-hander Jason Hammel to a two-year deal for a guaranteed $16 million.
The Royals acquired Minor League outfielder Donnie Dewees from the Cubs on Wednesday in exchange for right-hander Alec Mills, who was designated for assignment earlier in the day when the club signed free-agent pitcher Jason Hammel.
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