Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images Is an Adalberto Mondesi contract extension still possible? Royals Rumblings - News for November 30, 2021 Alec Lewis talks to reliever Josh Staumont about how COVID-19 affected his season. “The weirdest thing about this year was essentially my September/October feeling of throwing a lot was felt in May and June,” he says. “It was like, I … [Read more...] about Royals Rumblings – News for November 30, 2021
Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Getty Images If the Rays can do it, should the Royals? Last week the Rays made a major investment with their star shortstop, signing 20-year old Wander Franco to an 11-year contract worth a guaranteed $182 million, a deal that could earn him up to $223 million over 12 years if everything goes right. Franco was long considered the top … [Read more...] about Should the Royals go ahead and sign Bobby Witt, Jr. to a long-term deal?
Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images Today is the non-tender deadline. The Royals non-tendered pitcher Richard Lovelady but tendered contracts to their seven arbitration-eligible players - catcher Cam Gallagher, infielders Nicky Lopez, Adalberto Mondesi and Ryan O’Hearn, outfielder Andrew Benintendi, and pitchers Scott Barlow and Brad Keller. The 40-man roster now stands at … [Read more...] about Royals non-tender Richard Lovelady, tender contracts to Ryan O’Hearn and six others
The deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players has come and gone. The Tigers’ decision to non-tender Matthew Boyd — more on that here — represents the most prominent name cast into free agency tonight, but here’s a quick rundown of the rest of the non-tenders in the American League. Note that MLBTR’s Anthony Franco also has a rundown of this year’s National … [Read more...] about American League Non-Tenders: 11/30/21
The KC Royals have revealed the winners of their 2021 team awards. And who won those honors shouldn’t surprise anyone. Salvador Perez, who’s won or received nominations for several awards around baseball this year, is the Les Milgram Player of the Year, the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year Award went to Scott Barlow, and Nicky […] The 2021 team awards honor a trio of KC Royals … [Read more...] about The 2021 team awards honor a trio of KC Royals stars
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images The hot stove is on fire. Royals Rumblings - News for November 29, 2021 David Lesky at Inside the Crown reacts to the early free agent signings around baseball. On the flip side, the trade market might be a little less of an avenue they can look to. You might recall that a few weeks ago, I wrote that I think they trade Minor (and I … [Read more...] about Royals Rumblings – News for November 29, 2021