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Kansas City Star Jan 16, 2017

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 Jan 16, 2017

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 …
Kansas City Star Jan 6, 2017

Royals fans are royally bummed that Jarrod Dyson was traded

Players chosen in the 50th round of the Major League Baseball draft just aren’t expected to make it to the big leagues. But Jarrod Dyson defied the odds. The Royals’ …
Kansas City Star Jan 6, 2017

Jarrod Dyson writes two goodbye messages to Royals fans

Seattle Mariners outfielder Jarrod Dyson. That sounds weird, right? But Dyson was traded on Friday to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns. Dyson, who played his …
Kansas City Star Jan 6, 2017

Royals trade Jarrod Dyson to Seattle for pitcher

Seeking to add depth to their starting rotation, the Royals on Friday traded outfielder Jarrod Dyson to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for right-handed pitcher Nate Karns. The deal comes …

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