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Bless You Boys 14 hours ago
Danny Duffy signs contract extension with Royals, who are still a problem in the AL Central

Danny Duffy signs contract extension with Royals, who are still a problem in the AL Central

The Royals have quietly worked themselves into good position to compete while retaining the flexibility to rebuild. Rumors of the Kansas City Royals’ demise appear to have been exaggerated. Due to the difficulty of acquiring prospects for veteran players these days, an offseason that started out looking like a major sell-off has instead taken on the color of a canny retooling effort instead. A major piece of the puzzle was locked up for the long run on Monday, as the Royals inked lefthander Danny Duffy to a five year, $65 million extension. Putting aside Kansas City’s aggravating...
Kansas City Star 14 mins ago

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It’s the stuff of legends in Kansas City. Royals left-hander Danny Duffy’s interview with Fox Sports Kansas City’s Joel Goldberg in the clubhouse after Kansas City clinched the American League …

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Kansas City Star 36 mins ago

The first pitch: Who do the Royals have under club control beyond 2017?

For most of this Royals offseason, a familiar narrative has taken root. It goes as follows: The club’s true window to compete is about to close when a massive free-agent …
Kansas City Star 18 hours ago

Danny Duffy and a contract extension that could help define the Royals’ next five years

The most predictable contract extension in the history of organized sports is official. Danny Duffy is five years closer to turning his “bury me a Royal” line of a few …
Kansas City Star 21 hours ago

Royals fans are thrilled about Danny Duffy’s contract extension

The timing couldn’t have been better. One day after a deflating Chiefs playoff loss, the Royals agreed to a new contract with left-hander Danny Duffy. We have agreed to a …
Kansas City Star 21 hours ago

Royals, starter Danny Duffy agree to contract extension through 2021 season

The Royals and left-handed starter Danny Duffy on Monday agreed to a new five-year, $65 million contract that runs through the 2021 season. Duffy could have become a free agent …
Kansas City Star Jan 13, 2017

Royals, Hosmer agree to one-year deal, avoiding arbitration

Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year contract for $12.25 million. The 2017 salary represents a $4 million raise for Hosmer, who is coming …
Kansas City Star Jan 11, 2017

A closer look at pitcher Nate Karns: What the Royals gained in the Dyson trade

In the last column we looked at what the Royals gave up when they traded Jarrod Dyson to the Seattle Mariners. Today we’ll look at what the Royals gained: right-handed …
Kansas City Star Jan 9, 2017

What the Royals gave up in the Dyson-Karns trade

Let’s start with a couple of facts, followed by an opinion. 1. In 2016, 38 big-league players hit 30 or more home runs. 2. In 2016, 14 big-league players stole …
Kansas City Star Jan 9, 2017

Royals off-season transaction tracker

The Royals pitchers and catchers will report for spring training in Surprise, Ariz., on Feb. 14, and they play their first exhibition game on Feb. 25. So the 2017 season …
Kansas City Star Jan 8, 2017

Sam Mellinger shares memories of former Royal Jarrod Dyson

The Royals traded outfielder Jarrod Dyson to the Mariners on Friday in exchange for pitcher Nathan Karns. …
Kansas City Star Jan 7, 2017

After two major trades, Royals appear content to wait out the free-agent market

In the days after the regular season, Royals general manager Dayton Moore sunk into a chair on the bottom level of Kauffman Stadium and delivered a sober analysis of the …
Kansas City Star Jan 7, 2017

Jarrod Dyson’s rise paralleled Royals and will endure

Following the berserk champagne celebration after his game-winning run in the clinching Game 5 of the 2015 World Series, Jarrod Dyson cradled the Commissioner’s Trophy outside of the visiting clubhouse …
Kansas City Star Jan 7, 2017

Jonathan Sanchez headlines Royals non-roster invitees to spring training

The last time Jonathan Sanchez was seen in Kansas City, the left-handed pitcher was finishing a disastrous stint that ended with a trade to the Colorado Rockies for right-handed starter …
Kansas City Star Jan 7, 2017

Five of Jarrod Dyson’s best moments with the Royals

Outfielder Jarrod Dyson never appeared in more than 120 games in a season during his six years with the Royals. All told, he played in 569 games. But Dyson made …
Kansas City Star Jan 6, 2017

Five things to know about new Royals pitcher Nathan Karns

The Royals acquired right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns from the Seattle Mariners for outfielder Jarrod Dyson. Here are a five things about the newest Royal. 1. Karns turned 29 years old …

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