Paul Splittorff, who won more games than any pitcher in Kansas City Royals history, died today due to complications from melanoma. He was 64.
The Kansas City Royals will host the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game for the first time since 1973, Commissioner Bud Selig said.
The Kansas City Royals signed free- agent outfielder Jeff Francoeur to a one-year contract, the Major League Baseball team said.
The Kansas City Royals hired former New York Yankees pitching coach Dave Eiland, who worked with the staff that won the 2009 World Series during three years in the Bronx.
The Kansas City Royals traded outfielder Melky Cabrera to the San Francisco Giants for pitchers Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo, the Major League Baseball teams said.
The average value of a Major League Baseball team is $1 billion, more than 35 percent higher than previous estimates, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
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