Royals Press Releases
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Royals extend agreements with four Minor League affiliates
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have extended their Player Development Contracts with their minor league affiliates in Idaho Falls (Rookie) and Wilmington (A-Advanced) through the 2016 season, and with Lexington (A) through 2018. In addition, the club also extended its working agreement with Burlington (Rookie) through the 2016 season as well.
Royals Take Part in Several Programs
The Kansas City Royals return home Monday for a ten-game homestand against the New York Yankees (August 25), Minnesota Twins (August 26-28), Cleveland Indians (August 29-31) and Texas Rangers (September 1-3).
Royals host no fee sale on Thursday
The Kansas City Royals will host a special no fee sale on Thursday, August 21.
Homestand Highlights: August 25 - September 3
KANSAS CITY, MO (August 21, 2014) - The Kansas City Royals return home for a ten-game homestand to host the New York Yankees (August 25), Minnesota Twins (August 26-28), Cleveland Indians (August 29-31) and Texas Rangers (September 1-3). The single game against the Yankees is the make-up game from June 9 that was postponed due to rain and will have a 6:10 p.m. start time. In addition, the game against the Indians on August 31 has been selected for ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball." The game will be televised on ESPN2 and first pitch is now 7:07 p.m.
Game time change on August 31 for ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball"
The Kansas City Royals have been notified today that ESPN2 will televise the Sunday, August 31 game at Kauffman Stadium against the Cleveland Indians at 7:07 p.m. (CDT), thus moving the game time from the previously scheduled 1:10 p.m. start.
Royals season ticket holders may secure tickets for potential playoff games
In anticipation for possible postseason play at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City Royals are sending information about 2014 Postseason tickets to Royals season ticket holders today via email.
Royals acquire outfielder Josh Willingham from Minnesota for pitcher Jason Adam
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league right-handed pitcher Jason Adam.
Billy Butler of the Royals named the American League Player of the Week
Kansas City Royals designated hitter and first baseman Billy Butler has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending August 10th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.
Royals in the Community
The Kansas City Royals continue to be active on and off the field as the club returns for a seven-game homestand set for August 8-14 against the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics.