3/2/2015 | Gustave could stick on Royals' 25-man roster
Right-hander Jandel Gustave, a Rule 5 Draft pick, intrigued the Royals' scouting department enough with his 101-mph fastball that the club considers it a real possibility that it could carry him on the 25-man roster all season.
3/2/2015 | Royals' feeling is they have winning chemistry
If it's not catcher Salvador Perez needling center fielder Lorenzo Cain on Instagram, it's outfielder Jarrod Dyson poking fun at incoming rookies in camp. It's that type of playful camaraderie that manager Ned Yost appreciates.
3/2/2015 | Royals prospect Dozier aiming to bounce back
After a decent start at Double-A last season, something strange happened to Royals prospect Hunter Dozier. He went through a slump, an actual, nasty two-week stretch in which he went 5-for-42. Dozier calls it the worst hitting slump of his young baseball life.
3/2/2015 | Rain washes out Royals' intrasquad contest
Heavy rains washed out the Royals' intrasquad game on Monday, and manager Ned Yost said the club doesn't plan on making it up on Tuesday.
3/1/2015 | Gordon emerges as standout of impressive '05 Draft class
Alex Gordon has become the standout from the 2005 First-Year Player Draft that included: Gordon, No. 2 to the Royals; Ryan Zimmerman, No. 4 to the Nationals; Ryan Braun, No. 5 to the Brewers; and Troy Tulowitzki, No. 7 to the Rockies.
3/1/2015 | Blanton brushing off shaky intrasquad outing
Right-hander Joe Blanton's road back to the Majors got off to a bumpy start in the Royals' first intrasquad game. He gave up four straight hits, including a booming double by Eric Hosmer off the center-field screen. Blanton, though, said he wasn't discouraged.
3/1/2015 | Hochevar straight forward on throwing curveballs
Almost a year after Tommy John surgery, Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar is back throwing off the mound and, yes, throwing curveballs.
3/1/2015 | Royals impressed with Infante's perseverance
Royals second baseman Omar Infante had one of the most demanding physical seasons of his career in 2014.
3/1/2015 | Yost offers thoughts on Finnegan in 'pen
There is a perception by some observers that keeping rookie left-hander Brandon Finnegan on the 25-man roster and in the Royals' bullpen would be "wasting" him because he was a first-round Draft pick chosen to be an eventual starter.