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First-year manager Mike Matheny’s 2020 coaching staff will have a familiar look, featuring four coaches on last year’s staff, one newcomer to the organization and two organizational promotions, including the return of a popular coach from the club’s recent past. The full staff: Terry Bradshaw (hitting coach), Larry Carter (bullpen coach), Cal Eldred (pitching coach), Pedro …

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Mitch Maier, a former player and coach for the Kansas City Royals, has been named the team’s director of baseball operations. Maier’s move from the field to the front office is the first major organizational change under John Sherman, who was introduced as the team’s new controlling owner last week. Maier replaces Alec Zumwalt, who has …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — John Sherman had sold his successful energy company and embarked on a nine-month trip around the world with his wife, Marny. They had visited Africa and Asia and all points between, and had landed in Europe when the most incredible of things happened. Sherman’s long-suffering but beloved Kansas City Royals reached …

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<!– –> Video Details Nov 26, 2019 at 1:47p ET | FOX Sports Kansas City | Duration: 4:40 GM Dayton Moore says local ownership, from John Sherman on down among the co-investors, is “a competitive advantage” for the Royals. 90001-90068+90070-90084+90086-90089+90091+90093-90096+90099+90189 803 26496 33.9733 -118.2487 Source: Fox Sports

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<!– –> Video Details Nov 26, 2019 at 1:27p ET | FOX Sports Kansas City | Duration: 1:17 John Sherman reflects on the Royals’ 2014-15 World Series runs and the “magic of October baseball”: “It’s what makes you hungry to get back.” 90001-90068+90070-90084+90086-90089+90091+90093-90096+90099+90189 803 26496 33.9733 -118.2487 Source: Fox Sports

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<!– –> Video Details Nov 26, 2019 at 1:26p ET | FOX Sports Kansas City | Duration: 1:08 John Sherman says he didn’t expect the Royals to reach the 2014 World Series and so he was on a trip to Europe with his family — but he came home, leaving the family behind, to attend …

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ARLINGTON, Texas — John Sherman has been approved as the new controlling owner of the Kansas City Royals, and his group plans to close its deal to purchase the team from David Glass and his family next week. Major League Baseball owners voted unanimously Thursday to approve the deal, which was announced Aug. 30 and …

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Questions about Royals prospects who would be protected this offseason were answered Wednesday as the club added four players to the 40-man roster ahead of today’s reserve list deadline. Now on the roster are left-hander Foster Griffin, right-hander Carlos Hernandez, shortstop Jeison Guzman and outfielder Nick Heath. Those moves required four corresponding moves to stay at …

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In a move that warms the hearts of Royals fans eager to see him return, the Kansas City Royals reinstated catcher Salvador Perez to the 40-man roster from the 60-day injured list. The club made the same move with third baseman Kelvin Gutierrez. In a corresponding move, right-hander Jacob Barnes was designated for assignment. Perez missed all …

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Alex Gordon exercised his mutual option for the 2020 season — as expected. The Kansas City Royals declined it — as expected. He becomes a free agent — as expected. What happens next remains to be seen. Declining Gordon’s $23 million option will cost the Royals $4 million to buy out his contract. He still …

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