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Royals sign Tejada to minor-league deal

The Kansas City Royals signed 38-year-old Miguel Tejada to a minor-league deal Monday. Tejada has not played in the bigs since 2011.

Five-Orite Friday: 2012 Year In Review

Looking back at the stories, games, and players that stood out the most from this past year.

James Shields, Ervin Santana to appear at FanFest

The newest members of the Kansas City Royals will be in attendance at next month's FanFest.

Five-Orite Friday: Christmas Edition

What do you want for Christmas? Here is what I am looking for under the Christmas tree for the upcoming year.

Royals release 4 minor league players

In a small bit of house-cleaning, Kansas City announced the release of several of their minor league players on Tuesday.

Royals-Rockies reportedly discuss Luke Hochevar

Colorado had interest in the Kansas City pitcher, but that waned after the Royals refused to non-tender him.

Ross and Sweeney headline the Royals options

We know the Kansas City Royals have an issue with Jeff Francoeur in right field. Cody Ross and Ryan Sweeney headline a crop of players who could help out the Royals with a platoon.

Royals should consider Austin Kearns

The Royals' need for some outfield platoon help could be met by adding Kearns.

Shields ready to be an ace in Kansas City?

Kansas City Royals right-hander James Shields never needed to fill the role of "ace" as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays, but he'll be relied upon to bring an ace mentality to the much improved Royals staff in 2013.

Royals give Xavier Nady a minor league deal

The Royals signed outfielder Xavier Nady to a minor league contract.

Royals' Davis plans to be "extremely aggressive"

Kansas CIty Royals newly acquired left-hander Wade Davis is happy to call Kauffman Stadium home and plans to be "extremely aggressive" on the mound next season, according to a report.

Five-Orite Friday: Royals make off-season splash

Royals take center stage as they trade top prospect to Rays for pitchers Shields and Davis. Steve Breaston continues to not know why he isn't playing. And Sporting KC resigns Besler

Xavier Nady signs minor-league deal with Royals

Xavier Nady and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a minor-league contract.

Royals bolster bullpen with veterans

Kansas City inked a pair of 35-year-old relievers to Minor League contracts on Tuesday.

Owner David Glass supports Royals GM Dayton Moore

Kansas City Royals owner David Glass publicly backed general manager Dayton Moore's move to send prospect Wil Myers to the Tampa Bay Rays for pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis, increasing the team's payroll in the process.

Willy Taveras eager for chance with Royals

Veteran outfielder Willy Taveras hopes to find a role with the Kansas City Royals' big-league club this upcoming spring.

Royals sign 3 to minor-league deals

George Sherrill, a 2008 All-Star, is one of them.

Dayton Moore finds trade criticism 'insulting'

The Royals GM drew criticism for his decision to trade the team's top prospect for James Shields and Wade Davis.

Dayton Moore, Royals get serious

The Kansas City Royals have decided that getting front-line starting pitching now is more important than holding on to top prospects for the future.

James Shields excited about Royals 'young talent'

James Shields said on Monday that he's excited to be a Royal, and lauded the team's "young talent."

Dayton Moore: Trade put Royals in position to win

The Royals general manager stated that winning in the short term was why this trade was made.

Joe Maddon responds to trade

Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon talked about Sunday night's blockbuster deal with Kansas City.

MLB execs react to Royals trade

A handful of anonymous executives from around both leagues were asked about the blockbuster deal between Tampa Bay and Kansas City.

James Shields earns bonus with Royals trade

James Shields will earn a big trade bonus after being moved from the Rays to the Royals on Sunday.

Royals odds to win 2013 World Series increase

Though Dayton Moore has taken heat for his latest trade, Kansas City's trade with Tampa Bay on Sunday significantly improved the Royals' chances of winning the 2013 World Series.

Kansas City, Meet James Shields

The Royals went all-in to get James Shields, sending Wil Myers and other prospects to the Rays for Shields and Wade Davis.

To deal or not to deal: The Wil Myers Quandary

Royals fans will likely wake up Monday wondering how to feel about the late-night trade between the Rays and the Royals.

Rob Neyer: 'Worst trade in MLB history.'

SB Nation's Rob Neyer is not a fan of this potentially one-sided trade.

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The Royals claim their ace

The Kansas City Royals have sent top prospect Wil Myers to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis.

Rays trade James Shields, Wade Davis to Royals

The Kansas City Royals have sent top prospect Wil Myers to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis.

Royals remain in hunt to land Ryan Dempster

The Kansas City Royals are reportedly one of three teams trying to sign free agent pitcher, Ryan Dempster, for the 2013 season.

Royals announce minor league staff for 2013

The Royals announced their coach staff for their minor league teams on Friday.