Royals catcher Perez having season-ending Tommy John surgery

Sports 03/05/19, 21:33

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, keeping the six-time All-Star off the field for the entire 2019 season.The decision was made after Perez received a second opinion Tuesday from Dr. Neal ElAttrache, the Los Angeles Dodgers' ...

source: Boxberger and Royals agree on $2.2 million deal

Sports 02/06/19, 17:07

A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $2.2 million, one-year deal with reliever Brad Boxberger.The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the agreement was pending a successful physical.MLB Network was first to report a deal was in ...

Royals pitcher Skoglund given 80-game drug suspension

Baseball 01/16/19, 18:08

Kansas City Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund was suspended Monday for the season's first 80 games after testing positive for two performance-enhancing substances.The commissioner's office said the positive tests were for selective androgen receptor modulators S-22 (Ostarine) and LGD-4033 (Ligandrol).Royals general manager Dayton Moore said in a statement Skoglund "unknowingly made ...

Matheny hired by Royals; possible successor to Yost?

Sports 11/23/18, 15:11

Mike Matheny has been hired by Kansas City as a special adviser for player development, putting the former St. Louis Cardinals manager in position as a possible successor to Royals manager Ned Yost.The 64-year-old Yost has managed the Royals since 2010 and led the team to the 2015 World Series ...

Yost to return as Royals’ manager next year

Baseball 09/30/18, 21:49

Ned Yost will return as the Royals' manager next year following Kansas City's poorest season since 2005.Kansas City announced a one-year extension Sunday before the season finale against Cleveland."The harmony in the organization is really important," general manager Dayton Moore said. "We're at a point in time right now where ...

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