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Payroll raise keeps KC contending

That Royals' mandate to trim the payroll in 2017 started with the best of intentions. But thanks to the sales jobs of general manager Dayton Moore and club president Dan Glass, the Royals' payroll for 2017 might exceed the 2016 payroll. And the team should again be in position to compete for another World Series title.
Via Royals.com
1 day ago

Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals' core

SURPRISE, Az. -- He wants to stay. All of the Royals' potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, "I realize what hand Dayton was dealt."Which isn't to say that "Dayton" -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore -- is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the four Royals players entering their walk years.Hosmer said Sunday that he...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Royals prepare to open spring training with heavy hearts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dayton Moore was almost finished assembling a team he thought was capable of getting back to the playoffs, one that addressed many of the holes that plagued them a year ago. Then, he received a phone call on the way to the airport. At first he thought it was a mistake, the news that young Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura had been killed in a car crash in the...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals depart for spring training after tragic offseason

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) ��� Dayton Moore was almost finished assembling a team he thought was capable of getting back to the playoffs, one that addressed many of the holes that plagued them a year ago. Then, he received a phone call on the way to the airport. At first he thought it was a mistake, the news that young Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura had been killed in a...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raul Mondesi Jr. suspended 50 games after testing positive for PED found in cold medicine

Kansas City Royal top prospect Raul Mondesi Jr. has been given a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, MLB announced Tuesday. Mondesi, a 20-year-old infielder currently with the Royals’ AA franchise in Northwest Arkansas, reportedly tested positive for Clenbuterol. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale said the initial suspension was reduced...
Via The Sports Daily
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dayton Blows Up Team

  I don’t get it. Dayton Moore, try as he may, just cant seem to please everyone. On Monday, he traded Danny Valencia for an old backup catcher and a project AAA pitcher. I like the trade. Don’t love it…but its so minor, honestly who cares? Many feel that losing Danny Valencia means losing a good right handed hitter, which is true. There are always two sides to a coin however...
Via Royals Blue
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite recent swoon, Moore says Royals won't become 'sellers' at trade deadline

CHICAGO -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore is flying to Chicago today, but don't necessarily read much into that: Moore said it was a pre-planned trip not associated with the team's recent swoon. Asked if manager Ned Yost's job was safe, Moore said by phone: "We're all accountable. But he can't play. I can't play. It comes down to performance on the field. "I really thought that...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore's reaction to Royals' surge: 'We haven't accomplished anything yet'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yes, the Royals have won nine straight. Yes, they have gone into Detroit and pounded the mighty Tigers two straight. And yes, the Royals, when almost everyone in Kansas City counted them out a few weeks ago, now find themselves perched on top of the American League Central division by half a game. But Royals general manager Dayton Moore isn't about to get carried...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals GM Moore hinted to Brett about coaching

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore hinted to George Brett a couple of weeks ago about the Hall of Famer potentially reprising his role as interim hitting coach for the struggling franchise. Moore says Brett told him that he had "a lot going on" this summer. Moore also said in an interview with reporters before Wednesday night's game against St. Louis that he...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

And the early season award for Most Valuable Performer for the Kansas City Royals goes to …

  Dayton Moore. Say what now? The scapegoat has become the stallion? After breaking down every player that has performed well in the first month of the season, I realized one communal factor: Dayton Moore. I think it is time to give some credit where it is due. What does the title “General Manager” mean exactly? From various places amongst this great wide internet, I was able...
Via Royals Blue
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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