The defending American League champion Kansas City Royals, who own the best record in the AL at 28-16 (.636), have five players among the AL leaders in the first voting figures for the 86th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, it was announced today. Thus far, online voting totals are up 100 percent in comparison to 2014. The first National League voting results will be announced tomorrow.
Royals Charities has announced that Diamond of Dreams, presented by Bank of Kansas City, will take place on the field at Kauffman Stadium on July 23. This year's fundraiser, set to begin at 7 p.m., will benefit Royals Charities.
The Kansas City Royals, together with 610 Sports Radio and the Kansas City Power & Light District, are excited to announce an official watch party on Saturday, June 13 when the Royals play the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Majestic Athletic, makers of the official on-field uniform of Major League Baseball, in partnership with the Royals and MLB, today officially announced Jersey Day, a special day for local baseball fans to celebrate by donning their official Royals team jerseys in a show of fan pride for the Royals home game on May 22 against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Royals Charities will host Shirts Off Their Backs during the Saturday, May 16 game against the New York Yankees. First pitch is set for 6:10 p.m. Previously held on the final Saturday home game of the season, this year's event will benefit HappyBottoms, a Kansas City charity that provides diapers to children and families who cannot afford them on their own.
The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves this afternoon. The club has reinstated shortstop Alcides Escobar from the seven-day disabled list (concussion), for tonight's 6:08 p.m. (CT) game against the Detroit Tigers.
The Kansas City Royals are pleased to announce the Club's newest specialized jersey featuring the Spanish name "Los Reales" on the front. The Royals will wear the new jerseys on Saturday, July 25 when they host the Houston Astros at 6:10 p.m.
Major League Baseball has announced the winners of the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest, which recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer and who demonstrate a commitment to eradicating the disease. The Honorary Bat Girl for the Royals is Michelle Mueller-Hinton from Grain Valley, Mo., who will be recognized in a pregame ceremony on Wednesday, May 20.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain announced today that he is dropping the appeal of his two-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball on April 25 and will begin serving it with today's 1:10 p.m. contest against the Detroit Tigers.
The Kansas City Royals announced that they have placed shortstop Alcides Escobar on the 7-day concussion disabled list, retroactive to yesterday, meaning he will be eligible for reinstatement on Thursday, May 7.