Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals’ core

He wants to stay. All of the Royals’ potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, “I realize what hand Dayton was dealt.” Which isn’t to say that “Dayton” — Royals general manager Dayton Moore — is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the four […]

The Royals aren’t giving up on the 2017 season — or their free agents

It sort of goes without saying, considering the Royals’ recent history, but the competitive DNA of this organization has become even more apparent since the tragic death of right-hander Yordano Ventura on Jan. 22. The Royals’ ensuing signings of first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, right-hander Jason Hammel and left-hander Travis Wood to two-year contracts indicate that […]