The Kansas City Royals, currently second in the AL Central, announced three roster moves before their series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with Adam Frazier activated from the bereavement list, Nick Pratto being sent back to Triple-A, and Logan Porter traded to the San Francisco Giants for cash.

By the Numbers
  • Frazier has 29 hits, 10 RBIs, and a .320 OBP in 50 games.
  • Pratto, in Triple-A, has 48 hits, seven home runs, and a .706 OPS in 53 games.
  • Porter, traded to the Giants, had six home runs and a 1.003 OPS with the Omaha Strom Chasers in 32 games.
Yes, But

The trade of Logan Porter for cash hints at potential moves leading up to the Trade Deadline for the Royals.

State of Play
  • The Royals are five games behind the Cleveland Guardians in the AL Central.
  • They are heading into a tough series against the Los Angeles Dodgers after a series loss to the New York Yankees.
What's Next

The upcoming series against the Dodgers will be a challenge for the Royals, setting the tone for their subsequent series against the Oakland A’s.

Bottom Line

The Royals' roster moves set the stage for upcoming challenges, with potential implications for future trades and team dynamics as they navigate through a demanding schedule.