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Royals Offseason Round-Up

Ex-Royal Mitch Maier signs with Red Sox

Mitch Maier has caught on with the Boston Red Sox on a minor league deal.

Aaron Crow to volunteer at Thanksgiving event

Kansas City reliever Aaron Crow will take part as a volunteer in Wednesday's Thanksgiving feast at the City Union Mission.

Royals P Holland wins Pitcher of the Year award

Greg Holland was announced as the 2012 Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year on Tuesday after a solid season of relief, which included a two-month stint as the Royals' closer.

Lorenzo Cain named Royals best defensive player

Despite missing over 100 games in an injury-riddled season, the center fielder was named the best defensive player for the Royals.

Bradshaw new minor league hitting instructor

The Kansas City Royals promote Double-A hitting instructor Terry Bradshaw to oversee the team's minor league hitting across all levels.

Royals offseason opens for business

Kansas City lands a new starting pitching via trade, while some think Josh Hamilton or Zack Greinke may be coming to the Royals

Alcides Escobar wins Joe Burke Award

Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was recognized for his strong 2012 campaign on Monday by taking home the Joe Burke Award.

Jake Odorizzi ready for 2013

Kansas City right-hander Jake Odorizzi hopes to take another step as a pitcher next season after making his MLB debut in 2012.

What Oakland pitcher should KC have their eyes on?

Brandon McCarthy could potentially be a free agent this off season, and the Kansas City Royals should defiantly have their eyes on the Bay Area.

2013 World Series odds: Royals given 75-1 odds

The Kansas City Royals have been given 75-1 odds by Vegas to win the 2013 World Series.

Sam Presti issues statement on Harden trade

The Oklahoma City Thunder shocked everyone around the NBA on Saturday night with the announcement that they had traded James Harden to the Houston Rockets.

NBA players respond to Harden trade

Various NBA players took to Twitter to describe their take on the James Harden trade after it was announced Saturday night.

Justin Marks has been doing well in the AFL

For the Kansas City Royals to continue to show progress, guys like Justin Marks must take the next step at the minor league level.

Will any of these pitchers be in KC in 2013?

Could the Royals target any of these pitchers for next season?

Royals re-sign 5 minor league players

Closer Gutierrez leads a group of minor league free agents the Royals announced they re-signed on Friday.

Jeffress, Colon among Royals headed to winter ball

Kansas City plans to send a number of young prospects to winter ball this year to gain experience.

Royals Jake Odorizzi a No. 2 starter in 2013?

After a strong Triple-A season and a late season call up to the big leagues, Kansas City Royals right-hander Jake Odorizzi profiles as No. 2 starter heading into 2013, according to a report.

Billy Butler nominated for Hank Aaron Award

The Royals designated hitter is the team's nominee for the Hank Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league.

Doug Henry named Royals new bullpen coach

The Royals have made their first offseason addition by naming Doug Henry as the permanent bullpen coach.

Royals face decisions on Hochevar, Paulino

Kansas City will need to decide whether to hang on to starting pitchers Luke Hochevar and Felipe Paulino as they each face arbitration.

The Kansas City Royals need starting pitching help

It's no secret that the Kansas City Royals need starting pitching for the upcoming season. With those available, what will the Royals do to improve upon 2012?

Royals looking to exercise buyout with Soria

Kansas City is expected to exercise a $750,000 buyout clause in Joakim Soria's contract this fall after the World Series wraps up.

Five-Orite Friday: Chiefs, KU, KSU, and Royals

This week's Five-Orite Friday talks Chiefs QB, Sunflower showdown, legal trouble at MU, and the Royals wrapping up the season.

Royals let go of hitting coach Kevin Seitzer

The Kansas City Royals have removed Kevin Seitzer as their hitting coach.

Ned Yost: Royals offense could be like Texas

Ned Yost thinks that the Kansas City Royals could have a lineup like the Texas Rangers'.

Royals hope to re-sign Jeremy Guthrie

Royals General Manager Dayton Moore is hoping to re-sign pitcher Jeremy Guthrie over the off season.

'Our Time' is finally over for the Royals

A long season is finally coming to an end for Kansas City, and the problems the Royals have as we head into the offseason are many of the same they've had for quite a few years now.