Hispanic Heritage in KC: Royals Are Now a Player in Latin America

Mining Latin America for young talent just wasn’t a part of the plan. While the percentage of Latin players on major league rosters climbed to 27% last year, the Royals lagged behind.

Royals Name 2011 Minor League Pitcher, Player Of The Year

The Kansas City Royals have named right-handed pitcher Luis Mendoza the 2011 Paul Splittorff Pitcher of the Year and second baseman Johnny Giavotella the 2011 George Brett Hitter of the Year.