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Kansas City Royals Transactions 2021

October
DATETRANSACTION
October 5, 2021Reinstated RHPs Jakob Junis and Brady Singer, LHPs Dnaiel Lynch and Mike Minor from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHPs Ronald Bolanos, Scott Blewett and Tyler Zuber and CF Edward Olivares from Omaha (Triple-A East).
October 1, 2021Optioned RHP Tyler Zuber to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled C Sebastian Rivero from Omaha.
September
DATETRANSACTION
September 30, 2021Recalled LHP Angel Zerpa from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed LHP Daniel Lynch on the 10-day IL.
September 29, 2021Agreed to terms with CF Michael A. Taylor to a two-year extension.
September 28, 2021Promoted Lonnie Goldberg to vice president/player personnel and Danny Ontiverose to scouting director. Reinstated CF Michael A. Taylor from the bereavement list. Optioned CF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East).
September 24, 2021Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha (Triple-A East).
September 21, 2021Optioned C Sebastian Rivero and CF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East). Reinstated C Cam Gallagher from the 10-day IL.
September 20, 2021Reinstated RHP Brady Singer from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHPs Scott Blewett and Tyler Zuber to Omaha (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Dylan Coleman from Omaha and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Transferred RHPs Wade Davis and Brad Keller from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha.
September 17, 2021Placed RHP Brady Singer on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of RHP Jon Heasley from Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central) and agreed to terms on a major league contract. Reinstated CF Michael A. Taylor. Optioned CF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East). Sent C Cam Gallagher to Omaha on a rehab assignment. Announced the hiring of Gene Watson as vice president/assistant general manager-major league scouting.
September 15, 2021Recalled RHP Scott Blewett from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed LHP Mike Minor on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 13. Transferred LHP Richard Loveland from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Placed RHP Wade Davis on the 10-day IL, retroactive to Sept. 12. Selected the contract of LHP Gabe Speier from Omaha and agreed to terms on a major league contract.
September 14, 2021Named Dayton Moore president of baseball operations and J.J. Picollo has been promoted to senior vice president of baseball operations/general manager.
September 13, 2021Optioned RHP Scott Blewett to Omaha (Triple-A East).
September 12, 2021Recalled RF Kyle Isbel from Omaha (Triple-A East).
September 11, 2021Recalled RHP Scott Blewett from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Joel Payamps on the 10-day IL.
September 9, 2021Reinstated RHP Greg Holland from the 10-day IL. Optioned 3B Emmanuel Rivera to Omaha (Triple-A East).
September 5, 2021Placed C Cam Gallagher on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Tyler Zuber from Omaha (Triple-A East).
September 4, 2021Optioned RHP Tyler Zuber to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled C Sebastian Rivero from Omaha.
August
DATETRANSACTION
August 31, 2021Recalled RHP Jakob Junis from Omaha (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Ronald Bolanos to Omaha on a rehab assignment.
August 30, 2021Reinstated SS Adalberto Mondesi and LHP Jake Brentz from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jackson Kowar from Omaha (Triple-A East).
August 29, 2021Placed LHP Richard Lovelady on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Tyler Zuber from Omaha (Triple-A East).
August 27, 2021Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Brad Keller on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Josh Staumont from the 10-day IL.
August 26, 2021Placed RHP Josh Staumont on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Scott Blewett from Omaha (Triple-A East).
August 23, 2021Placed LHP Jake Brentz on the 10-day IL. Reinstated RHP Kyle Zimmer from the 10-day IL.
August 19, 2021Sent RHP Ronald Bolanos to Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment.
August 16, 2021Placed RHP Greg Holland on the 10-day IL, retroactive to August 15. Recalled RHP Joel Payamps from Omaha (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Ronald Bolanos to Arizona Complex League (ACL) on a rehab assignment.
August 11, 2021Optioned RHP Joel Payamps to Omaha (Triple-A East). Sent RHP Kyle Zimmer to Omaha on a rehab assignment.
August 10, 2021Recalled RHP Joel Payamps from Omaha (Triple-A East). Optioned CF Edward Olivares to Omaha.
August 9, 2021Promoted C M.J. Mendez to Omaha (Triple A East) from Arkansas (Double-A Central).
August 5, 2021Sent LHP Daniel Tillo to Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment.
August 4, 2021Reinstated 3B Emmanuel Rivera from the 10-day IL. Placed RHP Kyle Zimmer on the 10-day IL.
August 3, 2021Sent 3B Emmanuel Rivera and SS Adalberto Mondesi to Omaha (Triple-A East) on rehab assignments.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2021Optioned SS Lucius Fox to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha.
July 30, 2021Sent RHP Brady Singer to Omaha (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment. Acquired RHP Kaley Kalich from Atlanta in exchange for OF Jorge Soler. Recalled SS Lucius Fox from Omaha (Triple-A East).
July 29, 2021Traded LHP Danny Duffy and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for a player to be named later.
July 27, 2021Sent RHP Ronald Bolanos to Arizona Complex League (ACL) on a rehab assignment. Sent 3B Emmanuel Rivera to NW Arkansas (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment.
July 25, 2021Agreed to terms with C Luca Tresh on a minor league contract. Agreed to terms with free agents LHPs Parker Harm, Leo Palacios and 1B Dillan Shrum on minor league contracts.
July 24, 2021Agreed to terms with 2B Peyton Wilson and RHP Eric Cerantola on minor league contracts.
July 23, 2021Recalled RHP Domingo Tapia from Omaha (Triple-A East).
July 22, 2021Optioned 1B Ryan McBroom to Omaha (Triple-A East).
July 21, 2021Agreed to terms with C Carter Jensen, INF Dayton Dooney and SS Brennon McNair on minor league conracts.
July 20, 2021Recalled 1B Ryan McBroom and RHP Tyler Zuber from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed LHP Danny Duffy and RHP Brady Singer on the 10-day IL.
July 19, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Ben Kudrna, RHP Shane Panzini and SS Ryan Cepero on minor league contracts.
July 18, 2021Agreed to terms with LHPs Noah Cameron, Tyson Guerrero, Shane Connolly, Caden Monke and Jack Aldrich and RHPs Patrick Halligan, Anthony Simonelli and Harrison Beethe, OFs Parker Bates and River Town and SS Camryn Williams on minor league contracts.
July 17, 2021Agreed to terms with LHP Frank Mozzicato on a minor league contract. Designated RHP Anthony Swarzak for assignment. Reinstated RHP Wade Davis from the 10-day IL.
July 13, 2021Sent LHP Daniel Tillo to Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central) on a rehab assignment.
July 11, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Brandon Barker on a minor league contract.
July 8, 2021Sent C Cam Gallagher on a rehab assignment to Omaha (Triple-A West).
July 4, 2021Optioned CF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A West).
July 3, 2021Traded INF Kelvin Gutierrez to the Baltimore Orioles for cash considerations.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 30, 2021Placed 3B Emmanuel Rivera on the 10-day IL. Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha (Triple-A East).
June 29, 2021Recalled LHP Richard Lovelady from Omaha (Triple-A East).
June 28, 2021Designated 3B Kelvin Gutierrez for assignment. Selected the contract of 3B Emmanuel Rivera from Omaha (Triple-A East).
June 27, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Matt Marsili from Gastonia (Atlantic League).
June 23, 2021Reinstated LHP Danny Duffy from the 10-day IL. Optioned RHP Jackson Kowar to Omaha (Triple-A East).
June 21, 2021Recalled 1B Ryan O'Hearn from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed SS Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day IL.
June 20, 2021Recalled C Sebastian Rivero from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed C Cam Gallagher on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 17.
June 18, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Anthony Swarzak from Omaha (Triple-A East). Transferred RHP Ronald Bolanos from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL.
June 17, 2021Optioned CF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East). Purchased the contract of RHP Jose Cuas from Long Island (Atlantic League). Purchased the contract of RHP Kipp Rollings from Joliet (Frontier League).
June 15, 2021Placed RHP Ronald Bolanos on the 10-day IL. Reinstated SS Adalberto Mondesi from the 10-day IL.
June 14, 2021Placed LF Andrew Benintendi on the 10-day IL. Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha (Triple-A East).
June 11, 2021Sent RHP Jake Newberry outright to Omaha (Triple-A East).
June 9, 2021Optioned CF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Carlos Hernandez from Omaha.
June 7, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Jackson Kowar from Omaha (Triple-A East). Designated RHP Jake Newberry for assignment. Optioned RHP Jakob Junis to Omaha.
June 6, 2021Optioned RHP Tyler Zuber to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha. Activated RHP Josh Staumont from the 10-day IL. Placed SS Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day IL, retroactive to June 4.
June 3, 2021Optioned OF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Ronald Bolanos from Omaha.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2021Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled CF Edward Olivares from Omaha.
May 28, 2021Activated 3B Hunter Dozier from the 10-day IL. Optioned 1B Ryan O'Hearn to Omaha (Triple-A East). Recalled RHP Carlos Hernandez from Omaha. Placed RHP Josh Staumont on the 10-day IL, retroactive to May 27.
May 25, 2021Activated SS Adalberto Mondesi from the 10-day IL.
May 24, 2021Optioned RHP Jake Newberry to Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed 3B Hunter Dozier on the 10-day IL.
May 22, 2021Traded cash considerations to Seattle Mariners for RHP Domingo Tapia.
May 21, 2021Sent SS Adalberto Mondesi to Omaha (Triple-A East) for a rehab assignment.
May 19, 2021Sent SS Adalberto Mondesi to Omaha (Triple-A East) on a rehab assignment.
May 18, 2021Activated RHP Kyle Zimmer from the 10-day IL.
May 15, 2021Optioned RHP Ronald Bolanos to Omaha (Triple-A East).
May 14, 2021Recalled RHPs Jake Newberry and Ronald Bolanos from Omaha (Triple-A East). Activated C Cam Gallagher from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Daniel Lynch and C Sebastian Rivero to Omaha.
May 13, 2021Reassigned RHP Jesse Hahn for rehab to Omaha (Triple-A East). Reassigned SS Adalberto Mondesi for rehab to Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central).
May 12, 2021Reassigned RHP Kyle Zimmer to Omaha (Triple-W East).
May 5, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Eddie Butler from Southern Maryland (Atlantic League).
May 4, 2021Signed SS Alcides Escobar to a minor league contract.
May 3, 2021Optioned RHP Jake Newberry to Omaha (Triple-A West). Selected the contract of LHP Daniel Lynch from alternate training site. Placed LHP Daniel Tillo on the 60-day IL. Recalled C Sebastian Rivero from Omaha (Triple-A West). Placed C Cam Gallagher on the 7-day IL.
May 1, 2021Optioned 1B Ryan McBroom to alternate training site. Recalled LHP Kris Bubic from Omaha (Triple-A East). Placed RHP Kyle Zimmer on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jake Newberry from Omaha (Triple-A East).
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 27, 2021Signed RHP Mike Shawaryn to a minor league contract. Optioned RHP Jake Newberry to alternate training site. Recalled 1B Ryan McBroom from the alternate training site.
April 24, 2021Activated RHP Greg Holland from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Brad Brach for assignment.
April 23, 2021Recalled RHP Greg Holland from the 10-day IL. Designated RHP Brad Brach for assignment.
April 18, 2021Optioned LHP Richard Lovelady to alternate training site.
April 17, 2021Recalled LHPs Richard Lovelady, Justin Steele and RHP Pedro Strop from alternate training site. Traded CF Nick Heath to Arizona for RHP Eduardo Herrera.
April 14, 2021Activated RHP Josh Staumont from the 10-day IL. Designated CF Nick Heath for assignment. Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to the alternate training site.
April 13, 2021Selected the contract of RHP Ervin Santana from the alternate training site. Recalled RHP Tyler Zuber from the alternate training site. Optioned INF/OF Ryan McBroom to the alternate training site. Placed RHP Josh Staumont on the IL.
April 12, 2021Placed RHP Jesse Hahn on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jake Newberry from the alternate training site.
April 1, 2021Designated C Meibrys Viloria and RHP Scott Blewett for assignment. Selected the contracts of CF Kyle Islbel from Quad Cities (High-A Central) and LHP Jake Brentz from Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central).
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 31, 2021Placed INF Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list. Recalled INF Nicky Lopez from the alternate training site.
March 30, 2021Optioned 1B Ryan O'Hearn, LHP Richard Lovelady and RHP Jake Newberry to the alternate training site.
March 28, 2021Optioned 2B Nicky Lopez to Omaha (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Wade Davis.
March 22, 2021Reassigned RHP Jackson Kowar, LHP Daniel Lynch, INF Bobby Witt Jr. and OF Kyle Isbel to minor league camp.
March 21, 2021Agreed to terms with C Salvador Perez on a four-year contract from 2022-25.
March 16, 2021Optioned C Sebastian Rivero and P Tyler Zuber to Omaha (Triple-A East).
March 15, 2021Optioned INFs Lucius Fox and Kelvin Gutierrez and OF Nick Heath to Omaha (Triple-A Midwest).
March 13, 2021Reassigned P Eric Skoglumnd to the minor league camp. Optioned Ps Daniel Tillo and Angel Zerpa to Omaha (Triple A-East).
March 11, 2021Optioned RHPs Scott Blewett, Ronald Bolanos, C Meibrys Viloria and OF Edward Olivares to Omaha (Triple-A East). Reassigned RHPs Jonathan Bowlan, Grant Gavin, Jon Heasley, Alec Marsh, Noah Murdock, Carlos Sanabria, Collin Snider, Andres Sotillet, Jace Vines, LHPs Austin Cox, Asa Lacy, Gabe Spier, Cs Freddy Fermin, MJ Melendez, INFs Gabriel Cancel, Clay Dungan, Jeison Guzman, Nick Loftin, Nick Pratto, Emmanuel Rivera, OFs Seuly Matias, Anderson Miller and Erick Pena.
March 5, 2021Agreed to terms with OF Jarrod Dyson to a one-year contract.
March 1, 2021Agreed to terms with 3B Hunter Dozier on a four-year contract.
February
DATETRANSACTION
February 22, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Brad Brach on a minor league contract.
February 19, 2021Named Brian Poldberg manager, Dane Johnson pitching coach, Brian Buchanan hitting coach, Yannick Plante strength and conditioning coach, Mike Brown coordinator of clubhouse operations for Omaha (Triple-A East); Scott Thorman manager, Derrick Lewis pitching coach, Abraham Nunez hitting coach, Justin Kemp athletic trainer, C.J. Mikkelsen strength and conditioning coach, Danny Helmer coordinator of clubhouse operations for Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central); Chris Widger manager, Steve Luebber pitching coach, Andy LaRoche hitting coach, Mike Jirschele bench coach, Daniel Arcola athletic trainer, Tony Carney strength and conditioning coach and Matt Resar coordinator of clubhouse operations fo
February 12, 2021Announced that Omaha (AAA), Northwest Arkansas (AA), Quad Cities (A+) and Columbia, S.C. will make up the minor league affiliates in the new Professional Development League (PDL).
February 10, 2021Acquired OF Andrew Benintendi and cash considerations in a three-team trade from Boston and the New York Mets.
February 5, 2021Agreed to terms with RHPs Wade Davis, Carlos Sanabria and Ervin Santana and INF Hanser Alberto on minor league contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 31, 2021Agreed to terms with INF Hanser Alberto on a minor league contract.
January 23, 2021Agreed to terms with INFs Daniel Vasquez, Diego Guzman, and Darnel Collins, C Steven Cespedes, OFs Angel Parra and Francisco Ulloa, LHPs Luis Martinez and Oscar Rayo and RHPs Jhonny Gomez, Wilson Betemit Jr., Ismael Michel Sanchez and Weskendry Espinoza on minor league contracts.
January 22, 2021Named Tony Pena Jr. assistant coach, Terry Bradshaw hitting coach, Carl Eldred pitching coach, Rusty Kumntz first base coach, Pedro Grifol bench coach, John Mabry major league coach, Vance Wilson third base coach, Rafael Belliard special assistant to the general manager and Dannon Hollins minor league coach.
January 21, 2021Agreed to terms with RHPs Scott Barlow, Scott Blewett, Jake Newberry and Tyler Zuber, LHPs Kris Bubic, Carlos Hernandez and Angel Zerpa, C Sebastian Rivero, INFs Kelvin Gutierrez, Nicky Lopez and Ryan O'Hearn and OFs Nick Heath, Khalil Lee and Edward Olivares on one-year contracts.
January 20, 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Wade Davis on a minor league contract.