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Jason Kendall

Jason Kendall

Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 0"/192 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: San Diego, California
College: None
Draft: 1992 1st round (23rd pick) by the
  • The Wichita Eagle

    Five years after death, KC Royals' Yordano Ventura is both revered and cautionary tale

    That’s why when Moore met with Ventura at the end of the 2016 season, he told him he loved him, that “we needed to help him” and encouraged him to stay in Kansas City that offseason. He even told Ventura he could live in his home. Or with Rene Francisco, now the Royals’ vice president of international operations who had signed the 17-year-old Ventura for $28,000 in 2008.

  • Nevada Appeal

    Royals' George Brett speaks at 37th annual Bobby Dolan dinner

    Since retired Kansas City Royals third baseman George Brett played in Reno a half century ago, he quickly noticed the sweeping changes that have transformed the city from a small gambling town along the Truckee River to one of high rises, bright neon lights from the high-rise casinos and growing sprawl of more than 400,000 residents. Likewise, the Major League Baseball Hall of Famer also noted the changes that have transformed the national pastime. Brett spoke Thursday at the 37th annual Bobby Dolan Baseball Dinner to benefit the University of Nevada baseball program and to offer sage advice and some pointers to this year's players. “I've been to Reno once in 1972 playing for the San Jose Bees who were playing the Reno Silver Sox,” Brett said.

  • Royals Review

    Three Royals players who need to bounce back in 2022

    Dozier is looking exactly like the type of player who could be forced out of a starting spot by the younger prospects. He did begin to pull it together after the all-star break where he slashed . with 24 extra-base hits (15 of which being doubles).