Kansas CityRoyals

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Kansas City Royals Transactions 2022

August
DATETRANSACTION
August 13, 2022Recalled RHP Carlos Hernandez from Omaha (IL). Placed RHP Joel Payamps on the family medical emergency list.
August 10, 2022Optioned RHP Jonathan Heasley to Omaha (IL). Recalled OF Brent Rooker from Omaha. Optioned C Sebastian Rivero to Northwest Arkansas (TL).
August 9, 2022Placed RHP Taylor Clarke on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHPs Jonathan Heasley and Jose Cuas from Omaha (IL).
August 4, 2022Transferred RF Edward Olivares from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Optioned SS Maikel Garcia to Omaha (IL). Selected the contract of C Nate Eaton from Omaha.
August 3, 2022Transferred LHP Angel Zerpa from the 15-day IL to the 60-day IL. Recalled C Sebastien Rivero from NW Arkansas (TL). Selected the contract of Michael Massey from Omaha (IL).
August 2, 2022Acquired INF Samad Taylor and RHP Max Castillo from Toronto for INF Whit Merrifield. Acquired OF Brent Rooker from San Diego for C Cam Gallagher. Optioned RHP Jose Cuas to Omaha (IL). Activated RHP Luke Weaver.
August 1, 2022Acquired LHP Anthony Misiewicz from Seattle in exchange for cash considerations and optioned him to Omaha (IL). Reinstated LHP Daniel Lynch from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to Omaha. Acquired RHP Luke Weaver from Arizona for INF Emmanuel Rivera.
July
DATETRANSACTION
July 31, 2022Optioned RHP Jonathan Heasley to Omaha (IL). Recalled RHP Carlos Hernandez from Omaha.
July 30, 2022Reinstated RHP Jonathan Heasley from the 15-day IL. Optioned RHP Jackson Kowar to Omaha (IL).
July 29, 2022Reinstated C Salvador Perez from the 10-day IL. Optioned 3B Emmanuel Rivera to Omaha (IL).
July 28, 2022Recalled SS Maikel Garcia from Northwest Arkansas (TL).
July 27, 2022Placed LHP Angel Zerpa on the 15-day IL. Recalled RHP Jackson Kowar from Omaha (IL). Acquired RHP's Chandler Champlain, Beck Way and LHP T.J. Sikkema From New York in exchange for OF Andrew Benintendi.
July 26, 2022Optioned RHP Jackson Kowar to Omaha (IL). Recalled LHP Angel Zerpa from Omaha.
July 23, 2022Signed OF Gavin Cross to a minor league contract.
July 22, 2022Placed RF Edward Olivares on the 10-day IL. Recalled 1B Nick Pratto from Omaha (IL).
July 18, 2022Reinstated Cs Cam Gallagher, M.J. Melendez, RHPs Dylan Colemann, Brad Keller, Brady Singer, 2B Whit Merrifield, OFs Andrew Benintendi, Michael A. Taylor, Kyle Isbel and 1B Hunter Dozier from the restricted list. Placed LHP Daniel Lynch on the 15-day IL, retroactive to July 17. Returned Cs Freddy Fermin, Nate Eaton and OF Brewer Hicklen to Omaha (IL). Optioned LHP Gabe Speir, 1B Nick Pratto and RHP Collin Snider to Omaha. Optioned SS Maikel Garcia and C Sebastian Rivero to Northwest Arkansas (TL).
July 17, 2022Recalled LHP Gabe Speier from Omaha (PCL).
July 16, 2022Recalled RHP Collin Snider from Omaha (IL). Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to Omaha.
July 15, 2022Reinstated RHP Josh Staumont from the 15-day IL. Returned LHP Angel Zerpa to Northwest Arkansas (TL). Recalled RHP Carlos Hernandez from Omaha (IL).
July 14, 2022Placed RHPs Dylan Coleman, Brad Keller and Brady Singer, OFs Kyle Isbel, Andrew Benintendi and Michael A Taylor, Cs M.J. Melendez and Cam Gallagher, INFs Whit Merrifield and Hunter Dozier on the restricted list. Selected the contracts of Cs Nate Eaton and Freddy Fermin, INF Michael Massey and OF Brewer Hicklen from Omaha (IL). Recalled C Sebastian Rivero, LHP Angel Zerpa and INF Maikel Garcia from Arkansas (TL). Recalled INF Nick Pratto from Omaha.
July 12, 2022Optioned LHP Angel Zerpa to Omaha (IL).
July 11, 2022Acquired OF Drew Waters, RHP Andrew Hoffman and INF C.J. Alexander from Atlanta in exchange for a competitive balance draft pick. Designated LHP Foster Griffin for assignment. Reinstated LHP Daniel Lynch. Optioned OF Drew Waters to Omaha (IL). Recalled LHP Angel Zerpa from Northwest Arkansas (TL).
July 4, 2022Sent RHP Ronald Bolanos outright to Omaha (PCL).
July 2, 2022Activated RHP Joel Payamps. Assigned RHP Daniel Mengden outright to Omaha (IL).
July 1, 2022Recalled RHP Wyatt Mills from Omaha (IL). Designated RHP Matt Peacock for assignment. Claimed RHP Ryan Weiss off waivers from Arizona. Optioned Ryan Weiss to Omaha.
June
DATETRANSACTION
June 27, 2022Acquired RHPs Wyatt Mills and William Fleming from Seattle in exchange for 1B Carlos Santana and cash considerations. Optioned RHP Wyatt Mills to Omaha (PCL). Assigned RHP William Fleming to Quad Cities (ML).
June 26, 2022Placed RHP Josh Staumont on the 15-day IL, retroactive to June 23. Recalled RHPs Jackson Kowar and Matt Peacock from Omaha (IL). Optioned LHP Foster Griffin to Omaha.
June 17, 2022Designated RHP Albert Abreu for assignment. Reinstated LHP Gabe Speier from the 10-day IL.
June 12, 2022Transferred LHP Jake Brentz from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Agreed to terms with RHP Tim Holdgrafer on a minor league contract. Optioned LHP Angel Zerpa to NW Arkansas (TL). Reinstated LHP Amir Garrett from the IL.
June 10, 2022Optioned RHP Collin Snider to Omaha (IL). Recalled LHP Angel Zerpa from NW Arkansas (TL).
June 4, 2022Recalled LHP Kris Bubic from Omaha (IL). Optioned RHP Ronald Bolanos to Omaha.
June 3, 2022Traded RHP Yohanse Morel to Texas for RHP Albert Abreu.
May
DATETRANSACTION
May 30, 2022Reinstated OF Kyle Isbel from the IL. Selected RHPs Arodys Vizcaino and Jose Cuas from Omaha (IL). Recalled LHP Foster Griffin from Omaha. Returned OF Brewer Hicklen to Omaha. Placed LHP Gabe Speier and RHP Matt Peacock on the IL and RHP Zack Greinke on the 15-day IL.
May 28, 2022Reinstated C Salvador Perez from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Sebastian Rivero to NW Arkansas (TL).
May 26, 2022Placed OF Kyle Isbel on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Dylan Coleman from Omaha (IL). Selected the contract of OF Brewer Hicklen from Omaha.
May 22, 2022Reinstated RHP Ronald Bolanos from the 10-day IL. Optioned LHP Foster Griffin and RHP Dylan Coleman to Omaha (IL). Recalled RHP Brady Singer from Omaha.
May 20, 2022Transferred SS Adalberto Mondesi from the 10-day IL to the 60-day IL. Selected the contract of LHP Foster Griffin from Omaha (IL). Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to Omaha. Recalled RHP Matt Peacock from Omaha.
May 19, 2022Placed CF Michael A. Taylor on the 10-day IL. Selected the contract of CF Dairon Blanco from Omaha (IL).
May 18, 2022Optioned RHP Brady Singer to Omaha (IL).
May 17, 2022Recalled RHP Brady Singer from Omaha (IL).
May 16, 2022Named Alec Zumwalt senior director for player development and hitting performance. Released hitting coach Terry Bradshaw.
May 13, 2022Reinstated 1B Carlos Santana from the 10-day IL. Optioned C Sebastian Rivero to Omaha (IL).
May 12, 2022Optioned LHP Kris Bubic to Omaha (IL). Recalled RHP Jonathan Heasley from Omaha.
May 8, 2022Recalled C Sebastian Rivero from NW Arkansas (TL).
May 2, 2022Placed C Cam Gallagher on the 10-day IL. Optioned 3B Emmanuel Rivera and RHP Matt Peackock to Omaha (IL). Recalled C MJ Melendez from Omaha.
April
DATETRANSACTION
April 13, 2022Placed LHP Daniel Tillo on waivers.
March
DATETRANSACTION
March 22, 2022Agreed to terms with OFs Edward Olivares, Kyle Isbel, INFs Maikel Garcia, Nick Pratto, Emmanuel Rivera, Cs MJ Melendez, Sebastion Rivero, RHP's Ronald Bolanos, Jonathan Bowlan, Dylan Coleman, Jonathan Heasley, Carlos Hernandez, Jackson Kowar, Joel Payamps, Brady Singer, Collin Snider, Josh Staumont, Domingo Tapia, Nate Webb, Tyler Zuber, LHPs Jake Brentz, Kris Bubic, Daniel Lynch, Gabe Speier, Daniel Tillo and Angel Zerpa on one-year contracts.
March 16, 2022Acquired LHP Amir Garrett from Cincinnati in exchange for LHP Mike Minor and a conditional cash consideration. Signed RHP Zack Greinke to a one-year contract. Placed RHP Tyler Zuber on the 60-day IL.
March 13, 2022Agreed to terms with RHPs Colten Brewer, Brad Peacock and Arodys Vizcaino, INF Ivan Castillo and OF JaCoby Jones on minor league contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
January 25, 2022Agreed to terms with RHPs Andy Basora, Emmanuel Reyes, Junior Sanchez, Jeremy Santos, Yimi Presinal, Yuniol Marte, Luis Valdez, Richi Valdez, Pineda Werner and Carlos De La Rosa, 1B Manuel German, CFs Raimer Medina, Luis Tejeda, Erick Torres and Henry Ramos, SSs Charles Nova, Angel Pierre, Ivan Sosa, and Josi Novas, LHP Juan Ozuna from the Dominican Republic; LHPs Jesus Franco and Agustin Herrera from Mexico; RHP Henson Leal, C Jose Medina and SS Alexander Orasma from Venezuela; RHP Swandrick Oduber from Aruba; C Juan David Olmos and LHP Edinson Salgado from Colombia on minor league contracts.
January 19, 2022Named Roy Clark senior advisor to baseball operations.
January 14, 2022Named Scott Thorman manager of the Omaha (Triple-A East), Duane Johnson pitching coach, Brian Buchanan hitting coach, Tommy Shields bench coach, Ryan Powers assistant hitting coach, James Stone athletic trainer, Yannick Plante strength and conditioning coach and Mike Brown coordinator of clubhouse operations, Chris Widger manager Northwest Arkansas (Double-A Central), Derrick Lewis pitching coach, Abraham Nunez hitting coach, Christian Colon assistant hitting coach, Mike Jirschele bench coach, Danny Accola athletic trainer, C.J. Mikkelsen strength and conditioning coach, Danny Helmer coordinator of clubhouse operations, Brooks Conrad manager of Quad Cities (High-A Central), Seteve Luebber pi
January 13, 2022Named Rafael Belliard special assistant, president of baseball operations/GM, Chino Cadahia senior coordinator, player development, Harry Spilman special assistant, player development and John Wathan special assistant, player development, John Wagle director of performance science/player development, Justin Hahn, director of medical services/physical therapy, Erika Wincheski director of sports nutrition. Minor league coordinators are Jason Simontacchi pitching coordinator, Drew Saylor hitting coordinator, Victor Baez Dominican Academy field coordinator, Eddie Rodriguez infield coordinator, J.C. Boscan catching coordinator, Justin Kemp medical coordinator, Jarret Abell strength and conditioni
January 11, 2022Announced the promotions of Alec Zumwalt to senior director of player development/hitting performance, Paul Gibson to senior director of pitching, Mitch Maier to director of player development/field coordinator, Malcom Culver to assistant director of player development, Ryan Maid to senior director of behavioral sciences, Jack Monahan to director of baseball operations/scouting and player development, Nick Leto to director of Arizona operations/scouting assistant and Kristin Lock to manager of baseball administration.