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2019 Schedule
59-103, 4th in AL Cent
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18h

Sherman approved as Royals' controlling owner

John Sherman has been approved as the new controlling owner of the Kansas City Royals, and his group plans to close its deal to purchase the last-place team from David Glass and his family next week.

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19d

Rockies 3B Arenado wins 7th straight Gold Glove

Rockies star Nolan Arenado won his seventh straight Gold Glove Award on Sunday, moving him into sole possession of fourth place among third basemen. The Diamondbacks had four Gold Glove winners on their team this season.

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22d

Rebuilding Royals name Matheny as manager

Mike Matheny, who had spent the year working side-by-side with people throughout the Royals organization as a special adviser, has been named the team's new manager.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The Kansas City Royals have announced that Mike Matheny has been hired to replace Ned Yost as the team's manager. I'm not surprised nor am I particularly enthralled with the choice. Rigidity of thinking is about the last quality you want in a manager in 2019. KC fans have to hope Matheny has opened his mind since he was fired in St. Louis.

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23d

Reports: Geren, Kapler among Giants candidates

Dodgers bench coach Bob Geren is among those who have interviewed for the Giants' managerial position, along with former Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, Astros bench coach Joe Espada and Royals quality-control coach Pedro Grifol, according to reports.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The Phillies announced plans Tuesday to extend safety netting for 2020, becoming the 13th MLB team to commit to or put in extensions since a toddler's 5/29 head injury on a foul liner in Houston. The Astros, Braves, Chisox, Dodgers, Nats & O's have installed extensions & the Brewers, D-backs, Jays, Pirates, Rangers & Royals said they plan to. Some teams say they're considering extensions and the Marlins had extended theirs to 150 feet past each dugout before the 2019 season.

54d

Soler hits 48th HR, Royals beat Twins in Yost's last game

Jorge Soler locked up the AL home run crown with his 48th homer, Brett Phillips drove a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Sunday in manager Ned Yost's final game.

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55d

Soler snaps tie with Trout for AL home run lead

With one day left in the season, Jorge Soler could become the first Royals player to win the AL home run crown as he hit two Saturday to give him 47 for the season.

55d

Twins make history as record 4th 100-win team

The Minnesota Twins became the record fourth team in the major leagues to win 100 games this season, beating the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Friday night behind two-run homers from Miguel Sano and Ryan LaMarre.

57d

NL East champion Braves romp to 10-2 win over Royals

Josh Donaldson had a career-high three doubles while driving in four runs, Dansby Swanson had a career-high four hits while driving in two, and the NL East champion Braves cruised to a 10-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

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58d

Royals' Mondesi to have shoulder surgery

It will take five to six months for Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi to recover from shoulder surgery, according to trainer Nick Kenney.

58d

Royals top Braves 9-6 after Yost's announces retirement

In Kansas City's first game after manager Ned Yost announced he will retire after the season, the lowly Royals burst to a six-run lead in the first three innings and beat the NL East champion Atlanta Braves 9-6 Tuesday night behind three hits and two...

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59d

Yost wanted to stay through Royals' tough rebuild

A day after making his decision to retire public, Royals manager Ned Yost said he felt it was his "personal responsibility to this organization and to this city" to stay through the worst of the rebuilding years and back-to-back 100-loss seasons.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.2027th
Quality Starts5911th
WHIP1.4829th
BAA.27328th
Runs69126th
Batting Average.24719th
On Base Percentage.30925th
Slugging Percentage.40127th