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Kansas City Royals Transactions 2021

April
DATETRANSACTION
17 April 2021Recalled LHPs Richard Lovelady, Justin Steele and RHP Pedro Strop from alternate training site. Traded CF Nick Heath to Arizona for RHP Eduardo Herrera.
14 April 2021Activated RHP Josh Staumont from the 10-day IL. Designated CF Nick Heath for assignment. Optioned RHP Carlos Hernandez to the alternate training site.
13 April 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.
12 April 2021Placed RHP Jesse Hahn on the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Jake Newberry from the alternate training site.
1 April 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
31 March 2021Placed INF Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list. Recalled INF Nicky Lopez from the alternate training site.
30 March 2021Optioned 1B Ryan O'Hearn, LHP Richard Lovelady and RHP Jake Newberry to the alternate training site.
28 March 2021Optioned 2B Nicky Lopez to Omaha (Triple-A East). Selected the contract of RHP Wade Davis.
22 March 2021Reassigned RHP Jackson Kowar, LHP Daniel Lynch, INF Bobby Witt Jr. and OF Kyle Isbel to minor league camp.
21 March 2021Agreed to terms with C Salvador Perez on a four-year contract from 2022-25.
16 March 2021Optioned C Sebastian Rivero and P Tyler Zuber to Omaha (Triple-A East).
15 March 2021Optioned INFs Lucius Fox and Kelvin Gutierrez and OF Nick Heath to Omaha (Triple-A Midwest).
13 March 2021Reassigned P Eric Skoglumnd to the minor league camp. Optioned Ps Daniel Tillo and Angel Zerpa to Omaha (Triple A-East).
11 March 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.
5 March 2021Agreed to terms with OF Jarrod Dyson to a one-year contract.
1 March 2021Agreed to terms with 3B Hunter Dozier on a four-year contract.
February
DATETRANSACTION
22 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Brad Brach on a minor league contract.
19 February 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
12 February 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).
10 February 2021Acquired OF Andrew Benintendi and cash considerations in a three-team trade from Boston and the New York Mets.
5 February 2021Agreed to terms with RHPs Wade Davis, Carlos Sanabria and Ervin Santana and INF Hanser Alberto on minor league contracts.
January
DATETRANSACTION
31 January 2021Agreed to terms with INF Hanser Alberto on a minor league contract.
23 January 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.
22 January 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.
21 January 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.
20 January 2021Agreed to terms with RHP Wade Davis on a minor league contract.