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2017 Schedule
80-82, 3rd in AL Cent
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2d

Lamont hired as special assistant to Royals GM

Gene Lamont, a former big league manager who has spent the past 11 seasons on the staffs of Jim Leyland and Brad Ausmus in Detroit, has been named special assistant to Royals GM Dayton Moore.

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3d

Royals pitcher Duffy pleads guilty to DUI

Royals pitcher Danny Duffy must report to a probation officer once a month for a year and abstain from drugs and alcohol after pleading guilty to DUI.

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7d

Pitchers Herrera, Karns reach deals with Royals

The Royals agreed with reliever Kelvin Herrera and starter Nate Karns on one-year contracts Friday to avoid arbitration, leaving reliever Brandon Maurer as their only player still on track for a hearing next month.

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14d

White Sox get Avilan, Soria in 3-team deal

The Dodgers acquired left-handed reliever Scott Alexander from the Royals in a three-team trade that also included the White Sox. Veteran relievers Luis Avilan and Joakim Soria will go to Chicago in the deal.

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17dJerry Crasnick

18 for '18: Ranking this year's most interesting names in baseball

A Japanese sensation who landed in L.A. A Miami MVP shipped to the Bronx. A D.C. superstar on the cusp of free agency. All are among the players, managers, executives, agents and, um, commissioners, on our list of MLBers to watch in 2018.

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29dBradford Doolittle

Is there anybody left to sign Eric Hosmer?

He's one of the few star hitters on the free-agent market, but the list of teams in need of a franchise first baseman is shrinking fast. Through the process of elimination, we found the best fits for Hosmer's services are ...

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30d

Reggie Jackson on Friendship With George Brett

Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson talks to Adam Schefter about how and when he developed a close friendship with fellow Hall of Famer George Brett after their careers were over.

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36d

Yanks lose four minor leaguers in Rule 5 draft

The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two trades.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Carlos Gonzalez's value has declined after a down year in Colorado, but he's quietly attracting interest as a free agent because he's likely to sign a short-term deal to reestablish his market value. The Blue Jays, Royals, Rays, Giants and Athletics are among the teams that have CarGo on their radar. "There will be a rush once we all realize we can't get what we want," said a personnel man for one of the clubs keeping an eye on Gonzalez.

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42dDavid Schoenfield and Bradford Doolittle

Five trades we'd love to see at the winter meetings

A star slugger to the Cardinals? A coveted young ace to the Dodgers? With baseball's winter meetings just days away, we offer a handful of deals that make sense for all sides.

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47dDan Szymborski

Digging down through baseball's circles of payroll hell

Whatever they do with Giancarlo Stanton, Derek Jeter and the Marlins will have budgetary handicaps in 2018. Where do the Fish rank among teams with major financial handicaps this winter?

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49d

Holland, Moustakas are MLB's comeback kings

Greg Holland, who had 41 saves for the Rockies, was the NL Comeback Player of the Year. The Royals' Mike Moustakas won the AL honor after belting 38 home runs.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs70224th
Batting Average.25910th
On Base Percentage.31128th
Slugging Percentage.42021st
Earned Run Average4.6120th
Quality Starts6422nd
WHIP1.3922nd
BAA.26525th