Kansas City Royals Transactions - 2018

September
DATETRANSACTION
September 5, 2018Designated LHP Eric Stout for assignment. Claimed RHP Ben Lively off waivers from Philadelphia. Recalled LHP Jerry Vasto and RHP Glenn Sparkman from Omaha (PCL). Announced a player development contract extension with Wilmington (Carolina) through the 2020 season.
September 4, 2018Extended their player development contract with Lexington (SAL) through the 2020 season.
September 3, 2018Sent RHP Ian Kennedy to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment.
September 1, 2018Announced a two-year extension of their player development contract with Idaho (Pioneer) through the 2020 season.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 29, 2018Traded 1B Lucas Duda to Atlanta for cash considerations.
August 13, 2018Placed LHP Danny Duffy on the 10-day DL. Recalled RHP Glenn Sparkman from Omaha (PCL).
August 12, 2018Optioned RHP Glenn Sparkman to Omaha (PCL). Reinstated RHP Blaine Boyer from the 60-day DL. Transferred OF Jorge Soler to the 60-day DL.
August 7, 2018Sent RHP Jesse Hahn to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
August 4, 2018Sent LHP Eric Skoglund to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
August 3, 2018Sent LHP Eric Skoglund to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 29, 2018Optioned RHP Andres Machado to Northwest Arkansas (TL).
July 28, 2018Recalled RHP Andres Machado from Northwest Arkansas (TL).
July 27, 2018Traded 3B Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers for OF Brett Phillips and RHP Jorge Lopez.
July 24, 2018Optioned SS Ramon Torres to Omaha (PCL). Activated OF Brian Goodwin.
July 23, 2018Sent LHP Eric Skoglund to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment. Signed LHP Luis Lugo to a minor league contract.
July 22, 2018Acquired OF Brian Goodwin from Washington for RHP Jacob Condra-Bogan.
July 20, 2018Announced a four-year player development contract extension with Omaha (PCL) through the 2022 season.
July 17, 2018Designated OF Abraham Almonte for assignment. Reinstated 2B Rosell Herrera from paternity leave.
July 11, 2018Optioned RHP Jason Adam to Omaha (PCL). Reinstated RHP Ian Kennedy from the 10-day DL.
July 8, 2018Released RHP Justin Grimm. Placed RHP Jakub Junis on the 10-day DL. Selected the contract of RHP Glenn Sparkman from Omaha (PCL). Signed RHPs Kaito Yuki and Dallas Beeler to minor league contracts.
July 7, 2018Optioned RHP Trevor Oaks to Omaha (PCL). Activated LHP Enny Romero.
July 5, 2018Placed RHP Ian Kennedy on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Recalled RHP Trevor Oaks from Omaha (PCL).
July 3, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Brady Singer.
July 2, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Jackson Kowar.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2018Sent 3B Cheslor Cuthbert to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
June 27, 2018Placed RHP Justin Grimm on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Recalled RHP Jason Adam from Omaha (PCL).
June 20, 2018Recalled RHP Heath Fillmyer from Omaha (PCL). Signed LHP Kris Bubic, RHP Eduard Rosillo and OFs Kevon Jackson, David Hollie and Juan Carlos Negret to minor league contracts.
June 19, 2018Sent 1B Lucas Duda to Omaha (PCL) for a rehab assignment. Signed Cs Stephan Vidal and Logan Porter and RHP Jon Heasley to minor league contracts.
June 18, 2018Acquired INF Kelvin Gutierrez, OF Blake Perkins and RHP Yohanse Morel from Washington for RHP Kelvin Herrera. Optioned Gutierrez to Northwest Arkansas (Texas). Assigned Perkins to Wilmington (Carolina) and Morel to Surprise Royals (Arizona).
June 17, 2018Placed OF Jorge Soler on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Optioned RHP Scott Barlow and INF Ramon Torres to Omaha (PCL). Recalled OF Rosell Herrera and INF Adalberto Mondesi from Omaha. Selected the contract of RHP Wily Peralta from Omaha. Transferred LHP Eric Skoglund to the 60-day DL.
June 16, 2018Optioned RHP Jason Adam to Omaha (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Brandon Maurer from Omaha.
June 12, 2018Signed RHP Daniel Duarte to a minor league contract.
June 11, 2018Optioned RHP Trevor Oaks to Omaha (PCL).
June 10, 2018Agreed to terms with LHPs Daniel Lynch, Austin Cox, Austin Lambright, Bryce Hensley, Josh Dye, Derrick Adams and Ted Cillis, RHPs Jonathan Bowlan, Zach Haake, Tyler Gray, Christian Cosby, Kyle Hinton, Noah Bryant, Daniel James and Andres Nunez, OFs Kyle Isbel, Jackson Lueck and Hunter Strong, Cs Michael Emodi, Nathan Eaton and William Hancock, 1B Rhett Aplin and INFs Kyle Kasser and Brhet Bewley.
June 8, 2018Recalled OF Paulo Orlando from Omaha (PCL).
June 6, 2018Acquired RHP Elvis Luciano and LHP Gabe Speier from Arizona for OF Jon Jay and assigned Luciano to Burlington (Appalachian) and Speier to Northwest Arkansas (Texas).
June 2, 2018Claimed OF Rosell Herrera off outright waivers from Cincinnati and optioned him to Omaha (PCL). Transferred RHP Nate Karns to the 60-day DL.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2018Placed RHP Blaine Boyer on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Recalled RHP Trevor Oaks from Omaha (PCL).
May 26, 2018Recalled LHP Eric Stout from Omaha (PCL). Placed LHP Eric Skoglund on the 10-day DL.
May 20, 2018Placed 3B Cheslor Cuthbert on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Wednesday. Recalled SS Ramon Torres from Omaha (PCL).
May 14, 2018Recalled INF-OF Hunter Dozier from Omaha (PCL). Placed 1B Lucas Duda on the 10-day DL.
May 4, 2018Selected the contract of RHP Jason Adam from Omaha (PCL). Optioned RHP Scott Barlow to Omaha.
May 1, 2018Optioned SS Adalberto Mondesi to Omaha (PCL). Released RHP Clay Buchholz from a minor league contract.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 30, 2018Optioned LHP Eric Stout to Omaha (PCL).
April 29, 2018Optioned RHP Trevor Oaks to Omaha (PCL).
April 28, 2018Recalled RHP Trevor Oaks from Omaha (PCL).
April 27, 2018Optioned CF Bubba Starling to Omaha (PCL).
April 24, 2018Optioned C Cam Gallagher and OF Paulo Orlando to Omaha (PCL). Placed RHP Justin Grimm on the 10-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Reinstated OF Alex Gordon and C Salvador Perez from the 10-day DL.
April 21, 2018Optioned RHP Scott Barlow to Omaha (PCL). Sent OF Alex Gordon to Omaha for a rehab assignment.
April 19, 2018Sent C Salvador Perez on a rehab assignment to Omaha (PCL).
April 17, 2018Recalled RHP Scott Barlow from Omaha (PCL).
April 15, 2018Sent C Salvador Perez to Northwest Arkansas (TL) for a rehab assignment.
April 13, 2018Signed OF Tarik El-Abour to a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Brandon Maurer to Omaha (PCL). Recalled RHP Kevin McCarthy from Omaha.
April 10, 2018Placed OF Alex Gordon on the 10-day DL, retroactive to April 9. Recalled OF Abraham Almonte from Omaha (PCL).
April 6, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle Zimmer on a minor league contract.
April 2, 2018Claimed OF Abraham Almonte off outright waivers from Cleveland. Designated RHP Miguel Almonte for assignment.
April 1, 2018Assigned RHP Wily Peralta outright to Omaha (PCL). Signed RHP Kyle Lohse to a minor league contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 29, 2018Placed C Salvador Perez, RHP Nate Karns, INF Adalberto Mondesi and OF Bubba Starling on the 10-day DL. Designated RHPs Wily Peralta and Ryan Zimmer for assignment. Selected the contracts of RHP Blaine Boyer and INF Ryan Goins. Recalled C Cam Gallagher from Omaha (PCL).
March 26, 2018Optioned RHP Kevin McCarthy to Omaha (PCL).
March 25, 2018Assigned RHPs Mike Broadway, Clay Buchholz and Seth Maness; INFs Humberto Arteaga and Frank Schwindel and OFs Billy Burns and Tyler Collins.
March 24, 2018Released OF Michael Saunders and RHP Ricky Nolasco.
March 21, 2018Assigned LHP Richard Lovelady; RHPs Kevin Lenik, Glenn Sparkman and Josh Staumont; Cs Nick Dini and Parker Morin and INFs Cody Asche, Erick Mejia and Ryan O'Hearn to minor league camp.
March 20, 2018Signed RHP Clay Buchholz to a minor league contract.
March 12, 2018Optioned RHPs Scott Barlow, Heath Fillmyer, Andres Machado and Kyle Zimmer, LHP Eric Stout, and INF Hunter Dozier to Omaha (PCL); INF Samir Duenez to Northwest Arkansas (Texas); and, C Meibrys Viloria to Wilmington (Carolina). Reassigned RHPs Scott Blewett and Foster Griffin, C Chase Vallot, INFs Jack Lopez and Nicky Lopez and OFs Donnie Dewees and Terrance Gore to their minor league camp.
March 7, 2018Agreed to terms with RHP Ricky Nolasco on a minor league contract.
March 5, 2018Assigned OF Billy Burns outright to Omaha (PCL).
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 24, 2018Agreed to terms with RHPs Miguel Almonte and Trevor Oaks; LHP Eric Skoglund; C Cam Gallagher; INFs Cheslor Cuthbert, Adalberto Mondesi and Ramon Torres; and OFs Jorge Bonifacio, Billy Burns, Paulo Orlando and Bubba Starling on one-year contracts and OF Michael Saunders on a minor league contract.
February 19, 2018Agreed to terms with RHPs Heath Fillmyer, Sam Gaviglio, Jesse Hahn, Jakob Junis, Brad Keller, Andres Machado, Kevin McCarthy, Burch Smith and Kyle Zimmer; LHPs Brian Flynn, Tim Hill and Eric Stout; C Meibrys Viloria and INFs Samir Duenez, Hunter Dozier and Whit Merrifield on one-year contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 24, 2018Agreed to terms with INF Ryan Goins on a minor league contract.
January 22, 2018Agreed to terms with OF Tyler Collins on a minor league contract.