Royals Rumblings - News for January 25, 2021 With Jurickson Profar off the free agent board, Kevin O’Brien at Royals Reporter looks at what’s next for the Royals. Lastly, the Royals could also go with former Twins Marwin Gonzalez or Eddie Rosario, though both come with their share of drawbacks. Gonzalez can play multiple positions, much like a Profar, but he’s 32 and his skills seem to be declining.
When the Quad Cities River Bandits arrive in Davenport for the start the Midwest League season later this year, they will pull up to their home stadium on a street being renamed to honor their parent club. The Davenport City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a resolution which would name a small section of Gaines Street in front of Modern Woodmen Park as “Royals Way ’ to honor the team’s affiliation with the Kansas City Royals.
Former Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig is a candidate to join the New York Yankees, the Kansas City Royals or the Miami Marlins, according to a report Saturday via Twitter from MLB analyst and former Reds general manager Jim Bowden. MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reported earlier this month that Puig was drawing interest from multiple Major League Baseball teams, including the Yankees, the Marlins, the Boston Red Sox, the Houston Astros and the Baltimore Orioles.