Kansas City Royals

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

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February 21 In a move that might save one minute every few games, MLB will no longer require pitchers to lob four pitches to issue an intentional walk, ESPN.com reported Tuesday, FULL STORY

Royals snag another former Cub,  sign LHP Wood

Royals snag another former Cub, sign LHP Wood

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February 15 Wood, a left-hander who worked primarily out of the bullpen for the Chicago Cubs last season, was a starter for the Cincinnati Reds before he was dealt to Chicago. FULL STORY

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

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February 06 Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the players' union to make changes to intentional walks and the strike zone, ESPN.com reported Monday. FULL STORY

RHP Hammel gets two-year deal to join Royals

RHP Hammel gets two-year deal to join Royals

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February 06 The Kansas City Royals bolstered their rotation Sunday, agreeing to a two-year, $16 million deal with free agent right-hander Jason Hammel. FULL STORY

Royals reach agreement with OF-1B Moss

Royals reach agreement with OF-1B Moss

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January 29 The deal is expected to become official once Moss completes a physical this week, a source with knowledge of the signing confirmed to The Kansas City Star. The contract details FULL STORY

Ventura reportedly robbed at scene of fatal car accident

Ventura reportedly robbed at scene of fatal car accident

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January 24 The family of Yordano Ventura is requesting that Dominican Republic authorities investigate whether the Kansas City Royals pitcher was robbed of cash and his World Series ring as he lay dying at the scene of Sunday's fatal car accident. FULL STORY

Royals RHP Ventura killed in car crash

Royals RHP Ventura killed in car crash

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January 22 Kanas City Royals right-handed pitcher Yordano Ventura was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic on Sunday. He was 25. FULL STORY