The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will host the New York Yankees (August 29-31) and Detroit Tigers (September 2-4). Starting September 2, the Kansas City Royals and Royals Charities will be raising awareness about pediatric cancer through various events and fundraisers. Alex's Lemonade Stand will be selling lemonade in the outfield experience, Braden's Hope calendars will be sold throughout the stadium and Noah's Bandage Project will host its annual drive. Royals Charities will also support Warriors' Ascent (August 29), Ronald McDonald House (September 2) and Bacon Day at The K (September 3).
Royals Charities will host the annual 5K Run/Walk presented by FOX Sports Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium this Saturday, August 27. The event, which begins at 8 a.m. and features a course that takes runners around the Kauffman Stadium warning track, benefits Royals Charities. The 5K is USATF certified and chip timed.
The 2015 World Champion Kansas City Royals will host the Minnesota Twins (August 18-21). Throughout the weekend, the Royals will host children at several events, including Moose Lodge (August 19), PLAY Ball Clinic (August 20) and UMPS Care (August 21).
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have added Kenjiro Nomura to their staff as an Advisor to Baseball Operations. Nomura has most recently served as a broadcaster and advisor for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp in Japan's Central League.
Burns, 26, was acquired from the Oakland A's on Saturday. He has played in each of the last three Major League seasons with the A's, batting .234 with 11 doubles, four triples, 14 stolen bases and 32 runs scored in 73 games this year.