With several established cogs set to hit free agency after next season, the Royals aren't in position to stand pat this winter, writes FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal. It doesn't appear the team will do that, as it's willing to listen to potential trade offers for several of its soon-to-be
The story is from 26 years ago, before John Schuerholz built the Atlanta Braves into a model of staggering consistency, before he bequeathed a protege to resuscitate baseball in Kansas City, before he became the latest executive voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, a unanimous choice by the Today'
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