Reliever Jesse Hahn, who made six appearances in the final month of the season after being out of baseball since having elbow surgery in June 2017, has agreed to return to the Royals.
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The Kansas City Royals signed former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a $2 million minor league contract that includes an invitation to big league spring training and up to $2.25 million in bonuses if he makes the major league roster.
Royals manager Mike Matheny is keeping most of the coaching staff that worked alongside predecessor Ned Yost in the fold as he begins to plan for his first season in charge of the organization.
William Weinbaum ESPN
The Twins announced plans Wed. to increase the length & height of Target Field's safety netting, becoming the 14th team to install or commit to extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. They join the Astros, Braves, Brewers, Chisox, D-backs, Dodgers, Jays, Nats, O's, Phils, Pirates, Rangers & Royals.
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The Royals and left-hander Mike Montgomery, the club's once-heralded prospect, agreed to a $3.1 million contract for next season on Monday to avoid salary arbitration.
Local businessman John Sherman officially completed the purchase of the Kansas City Royals, taking over for David Glass as the controlling owner of his favorite team as it continues to rebuild.
John Sherman has been approved as the new controlling owner of the Kansas City Royals, and his group plans to close its deal to purchase the last-place team from David Glass and his family next week.
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The Indians have a big decision to make about their biggest star, Minnesota needs a lot of arms and the White Sox could be on the cusp of good things.
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Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.
The Royals have declined their half of Alex Gordon's $23 million mutual option for 2020, allowing the outfielder to become a free agent.
Mike Matheny, who had spent the year working side-by-side with people throughout the Royals organization as a special adviser, has been named the team's new manager.
Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer
The Kansas City Royals have announced that Mike Matheny has been hired to replace Ned Yost as the team's manager. I'm not surprised nor am I particularly enthralled with the choice. Rigidity of thinking is about the last quality you want in a manager in 2019. KC fans have to hope Matheny has opened his mind since he was fired in St. Louis.
After a stunning World Series title, Washington faces some uncertainty this offseason. Will the Nats be No. 1 again or will the Astros or Dodgers take their place?
Dodgers bench coach Bob Geren is among those who have interviewed for the Giants' managerial position, along with former Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, Astros bench coach Joe Espada and Royals quality-control coach Pedro Grifol, according to reports.
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On the field and in the stands, how players and others react to MLB's newly juiceless baseballs off the bat tells a story.
William Weinbaum ESPN
The Phillies announced plans Tuesday to extend safety netting for 2020, becoming the 13th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Braves, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Brewers, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals said they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and the Marlins had extended theirs to 150 feet past each dugout before the 2019 season.
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Jorge Soler locked up the AL home run crown with his 48th homer, Brett Phillips drove a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Sunday in manager Ned Yost's final game.