The quiet has persisted for weeks, the Royals' offseason defined by the usual secrecy and general inertia. The waiting will continue as the organization's brain trust prepares for its annual trip to baseball's Winter Meetings, which begin on Sunday at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention
Caption Close As the substitute for the All-Star Game determining home-field advantage for the World Series, players on the active roster of the winning team will each receive a $20,000 bonus. The new incentive for winning the All-Star Game was among the additional details of the new, five-year collective
Baseball's offseason is only beginning, in what amounts to its adolescent years, but already the best hopes of many inside the Royals have been dashed by the man in charge. It would be an exaggeration to say the worst fears are confirmed, because the roster is not going to be dismantled, but it'