2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
4th in AL Cent
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5dJeff Passan and Jesse Rogers

Sources: MLB proposal does little to sway players

MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.

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Royals assistant, longtime scout Fregosi Jr. dies

Jim Fregosi Jr., a special assistant in the Kansas City Royals' front office and a son of the longtime major league manager, has died. He was 57.

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Royals reliever Davis, three-time All-Star, retires

Wade Davis, who had 141 career saves after being converted to a reliever by the Royals in 2013, has announced his retirement. The three-time All-Star selection helped Kansas City to the World Series title in 2015.

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Longtime Royals scout Art Stewart dies at 94

Longtime baseball scout Art Stewart, who began his career with the New York Yankees in the 1950s before becoming the longest-tenured member of the Kansas City Royals organization, died Thursday. He was 94.

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Royals move longtime coach Kuntz to front office

The Royals announced a series of front-office moves on Wednesday, including the addition of longtime first base coach Rusty Kuntz as a special assistant to team president Dayton Moore and the general manager of quality control.

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Ohtani, Harper among finalists for Aaron Award

Shohei Ohtani, the favorite for American League MVP, is the first player who also pitches ever nominated as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best offensive player in each league.

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Sources: Royals extend defensive wiz Taylor

Center fielder Michael A. Taylor, considered one of the best defensive players currently in baseball, has reached a 2-year, $9 million extension with the Royals, sources told ESPN.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2499th
On Base Percentage.30625th
Slugging Percentage.39624th
Earned Run Average4.6521st
Quality Starts5112th