Royals general manager Dayton Moore said the team supports pitcher Eric Skoglund, who was suspended for the season's first 80 games Wednesday after testing positive for two performance-enhancing substances.
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Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
The Royals have signed right-hander Kyle Zimmer to a one-year contract, and designated infielder Cheslor Cuthbert for assignment.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
William Weinbaum ESPN
As winter begins 12/21, Baseball-Reference.com shows only A.L. pitcher George Winter (Bos 1901-08 & Det ‘08) had that last name. 3 MLBers were named "Winters": Clarence (Bosox 1924), Jesse (Giants 1919-20 & Phils ‘21-23) & Matt (KC 1989).
The Royals signed outfielder Terrance Gore to a split contract for next season on Tuesday, giving them yet another speedster to join what could be baseball's fastest roster next season.
Right-hander Elvis Luciano was selected by the Blue Jays from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday with the ninth pick of the winter meeting draft of unprotected players.
Billy Hamilton, who spent the first six years of his career with the Reds, has agreed to a one-year deal worth $5.25 million with the Royals.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Royals churned through nine different center fielders in 2018, with nobody starting more than 31 games, so at the minimum Billy Hamilton should provide some stability to the position. He's unlikely to improve on the team's collective .246/.302/.357 batting line, but he'll provide plus defense and could become a potential trade chip as well in July.
A swap of 2016 World Series stars? Madison Bumgarner in Dodger blue? We play Let's Make A Deal, Las Vegas-style with moves we'd make if we were calling the shots at the winter meetings.
Chris Owings has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, five days after the utilityman was cut loose by Arizona.
The Kansas City Royals signed infielder Cheslor Cuthbert, left-hander Brian Flynn and right-hander Jesse Hahn to one-year contracts for next season Thursday ahead of baseball's non-tender deadline.
While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among them.
The Royals claimed Conner Greene off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals and designated fellow right-hander Burch Smith for assignment on Monday.
The Royals hired former major league catcher and Cardinals manager Mike Matheny as special adviser for player development on Friday.
Your favorite team probably isn't going to get Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But another move -- maybe for a top pitcher -- could make all the difference this winter.
Want to make a hot-stove splash? Start with these bold trades and free-agent additions.
With Cleveland entertaining offers for its ace, the White Sox and Twins have enough payroll flexibility to be big-time players in free agency.