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Royals vow no layoffs, furloughs; paying all-minor leaguers

Royals vow no layoffs, furloughs; paying all-minor leaguers

All Kansas City Royals employees, including minor-league baseball players, are safe from job cuts and furloughs during the coronavirus pandemic.ESPN reported no employees would be asked to take a pay cut or be laid off as baseball works through the COVID-19 crisis.Opening Day was scheduled for March 26, but spring training was shut down two weeks earlier due to the coronavirus.On Thursday, hundreds of minor-league players were released and more are expected to be let go as the minor league season approaches cancellation, according to ESPN.The Royals are not releasing any players from their minor league system and plan to pay them their usual stipend during the hiatus.
Former Royals, Cubs manager Frey dies at 88

Former Royals, Cubs manager Frey dies at 88

Former Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs manager and general manager Jim Frey died Sunday at age 88.The Atlanta League's Somerset Patriots, for whom Frey served as vice chairman, announced the news but did not provide a cause of death."We send our love to the Frey family," the team said in a statement. "He will be greatly missed."Frey helped the Royals go 97-65 in 1980 en route to an appearance in the World Series, where they fell to the Philadelphia Phillies in six games. He managed one more year for Kansas City, going 30-40 in the strike-marred season of 1981 and then joined the Cubs in 1984."Our condolences to family and friends of former #Royals manager, Jim Frey, who passed away on Sunday," the Royals said in a statement.Frey went 96-65 in his first year with the Cubs, who lost the National League Championship Series in five games to the San Diego Padres. He remained with Chicago through 1986, finishing his managerial career with a 323-287 record."The Chicago Cubs are saddened to learn of the passing of Jim Frey, former manager and GM," the team said in a statement. "Jim was a central figure in our club's most memorable moments of the 1980s."
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

Royals adjust schedule to accommodate possible Chiefs opener

The Kansas City Royals made the job of the NFL schedule makers a bit easier.The Royals have moved their home game set for Thursday, Sept. 10. That's the first night of the NFL season, and it typically features the Super Bowl champion.The baseball team's gesture leaves the Truman Sports Complex, which holds the stadiums of both teams, free for the Chiefs.
Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

The Texas Rangers rallied from a three-run deficit by scoring three runs in the seventh inning and two more in top of the ninth to edge the host Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday in Surprise, Ariz., in the preseason opener for both teams.Henry Ramos' two-out single drove in the tying run in the ninth and the second run on the play scored after a throwing error by Royals shortstop Jeison Guzman.
Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

The Texas Rangers rallied from a three-run deficit by scoring three runs in the seventh inning and two more in top of the ninth to edge the host Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday in Surprise, Ariz., in the preseason opener for both teams.Henry Ramos' two-out single drove in the tying run in the ninth and the second run on the play scored after a throwing error by Royals shortstop Jeison Guzman.
Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

The Texas Rangers rallied from a three-run deficit by scoring three runs in the seventh inning and two more in top of the ninth to edge the host Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday in Surprise, Ariz., in the preseason opener for both teams.Henry Ramos' two-out single drove in the tying run in the ninth and the second run on the play scored after a throwing error by Royals shortstop Jeison Guzman.
Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

Rangers rally in 9th, beat Royals in exhibition opener

The Texas Rangers rallied from a three-run deficit by scoring three runs in the seventh inning and two more in top of the ninth to edge the host Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday in Surprise, Ariz., in the preseason opener for both teams.Henry Ramos' two-out single drove in the tying run in the ninth and the second run on the play scored after a throwing error by Royals shortstop Jeison Guzman.

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