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Royals Trades, Transactions, Signings

A detailed look at the drafts, trades and free agent signings made by Royals General Manager Dayton Moore.

Royals to call up former first-round pick Nick Loftin

Rosters will expand in September.

Royals call up Steven Cruz, option down Taylor Hearn

How will you remember the Taylor Hearn era?

Royals promote reliever John McMillon

Nick Wittgren is shipped out.

Royals claim Bubba Thompson, demote Edward Olivares

The Royals add a speedy outfielder for minor league depth

Royals claim pitcher Joe Barlow off waivers from the Rangers

Another Barlow?

Royals trade Scott Barlow to the Padres, Ryan Yarbrough to the Dodgers

The trade deadline cometh.

Royals acquire left-handed pitcher Tucker Davidson

The Royals add a lefty.

Royals trade Jose Cuas to the Cubs for outfielder Nelson Velázquez

The funky right-hander heads to the other central division

Daniel Lynch to the Injured List, Austin Cox back up

Lynch had a drop in velocity last night.

Royals designate Amir Garrett for assignment

The lefty has had trouble throwing strikes.

Royals trade Aroldis Chapman to the Rangers for pitcher Cole Ragans and a minor leaguer

The Royals also get outfielder Roni Cabrera.

Alec Marsh to make MLB debut on Friday

Marsh is ranked #14 in the farm system by MLB Pipeline.

Kyle Isbel activated

The outfielder missed seven weeks with a hamstring injury

Royals sign Adeiny Hechavarría and Jack Reinheimer to minor league contracts

Plus Johan Camargo opts out.

Royals call up Samad Taylor

Nate Eaton is optioned down

Royals promote outfielder Dairon Blanco, part ways with Jackie Bradley Jr.

The 30-year old brings some elite speed.

Royals sign Matt Beaty and Jermaine Palacios to minor league deals

Matt Beaty was in spring training with the Royals.

Royals sign reliever Justin Anderson to minor league deal

The 30-year old has some big league experience.

Jackson Kowar back up, Amir Garrett to the Injured List

The bullpen door continues to revolve.

Royals activate outfielder Drew Waters

The outfielder missed the first eight weeks with an oblique injury.

Hunter Dozier designated for assignment

The Royals cut ties with their former first-round pick.

The Royals sign some interesting minor league free agents

Not headliners, but these could be low-risk, high-reward moves.

Royals acquire pitcher James McArthur from Phillies; designate Franmil Reyes for assignment

The 26-year old right-hander was recently designated for assignment by the Phillies.

Kyle Isbel placed on the Injured List

Nate Eaton is recalled

Royals call up pitcher Austin Cox

Jose Cuas is sent down.

Royals option Franmil Reyes to Omaha

Freddy Fermín returns.

Royals call up Maikel Garcia

More moves could be coming.

Royals recall Nick Pratto

Freddy Fermín is sent down.

Nick Pratto called up

Kyle Isbel heads to the paternity list

Richard Lovelady traded to Atlanta

The left-handed reliever will seek his fortune with another club.

The Royals appear to have set their pitching staff

Kris Bubic will be the fifth starter, Jose Cuas has seemingly made the bullpen.

Royals to add Matt Duffy, Jackie Bradley Jr., Franmil Reyes to roster

The team will have to open up some 40-man roster spots.


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