Royals Press Releases
Jorge Bonifacio, Hunter Dozier selected to play in MLB Futures Game
Major League Baseball announced today that Royals minor league players Jorge Bonifacio (World Team) and Hunter Dozier (Team USA) will participate in the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, July 10 at PETCO Park in San Diego. This year will mark the first Futures Game appearance for either player.
Royals charities celebrates record-setting proceeds for Diamond of Dreams
More than 1,200 people attended the foundation's signature event Thursday night, which featured the Tiffany & Co. VIP Party and on-field event, appearances from current and former Royals and a performance by the RCA Records band Daughtry. Kelly Urich, morning show host on 99.7 The Point, emceed the evening with co-host Taylor McKay.
Raul Mondesi set to begin rehab assignment with Wilmington tomorrow
Mondesi was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for violating the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Barring rainouts, he will be eligible to resume his season at Northwest Arkansas (AA) on Monday, July 4.
Omar Infante clears waivers, declared a free agent
The Royals designated Infante for assignment on June 15.
Royals in the community
The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals return home to host the Houston Astros (June 24-26) and St. Louis Cardinals (June 27-28).
Homestand highlights: June 24-28
The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will return home to host the Houston Astros (June 24-26) and St. Louis Cardinals (June 27-28). Fans can get their hands on great giveaways, including another commemorative postseason bobblehead (June 25), Sluggerrr trading card (June 26) and a "Let's Go Royals" t-shirt (June 28).
Royals request Unconditional Release Waivers on Omar Infante
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have requested Unconditional Release Waivers on infielder Omar Infante. Should he go unclaimed, he would become an unrestricted free agent on Thursday and could sign with any club.
Alex Gordon to begin rehab assignment tomorrow at Northwest Arkansas
Gordon has been sidelined since suffering a right scaphoid fracture on May 22 in a foul territory collision with third baseman Mike Moustakas.
Yordano Ventura to begin serving eight-game suspension tonight
The suspension, which was reduced by one game by MLB, will begin tonight for the Royals' 7:15 p.m. game against the Detroit Tigers.