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1980: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1980

1980 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 10)

Pitchers Steve Busby, Gary Christenson, Rich Gale, Larry Gura, Dennis Leonard, Renie Martin, Marty Pattin, Dan Quisenberry, Paul Splittorff
Catchers Jim Gaudet, Jamie Quirk, John Wathan
Infielders Willie Aikens, George Brett, Dave Chalk, Pete LaCock, Rance Mulliniks, Jerry Terrell, U.L. Washington, Frank White
Outfielders Steve Braun, Bob Detherage, Clint Hurdle, Hal McRae, Willie Wilson
 
Disabled List Darrell Porter, Amos Otis

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 4 Darrell Porter Placed on the 15-day disabled list
April 9 Amos Otis Placed on the 21-day disabled list
April 10 Ed Rodriguez Waivers asked
May 2 Jim Gaudet Designated for assignment
May 2 Darrell Porter Reinstated from the disabled list
May 5 Jim Gaudet Optioned to the Evansville Triplets
May 13 Hal McRae Placed on the 15-day disabled list
May 14 Rusty Torres Purchased from Omaha
May 17 Bob Detherage Optioned to Omaha
May 17 Jeff Twitty Purchased from Omaha
May 22 Jeff Twitty Optioned to Omaha
May 22 Amos Otis Reinstated from the disabled list
June 1 Steve Busby Optioned to Omaha
June 1 Jeff Twitty Recalled from Omaha
June 2 Steve Braun Waivers asked
June 2 Hal McRae Reinstated from the disabled list
June 12 Jeff Twitty Optioned to Omaha
June 12 Rawly Eastwick Purchased from Omaha
June 16 George Brett Placed on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to June 11)
June 16 German Barranca Recalled from Omaha
July 4 German Barranca Optioned to Omaha
July 4 Jeff Twitty Recalled from Omaha
July 6 Gary Christenson Optioned to Omaha
July 10 George Brett Reinstated from disabled list
July 18 Jerry Terrell Optioned to Omaha
July 18 Steve Busby Recalled from Omaha
August 21 Rawly Eastwick Waivers asked
August 21 Jose Cardenal Signed as a free agent
August 29 Steve Busby Waivers asked
August 29 Rusty Torres Waivers asked
August 29 Ken Brett Purchased from Omaha
August 29 Onix Concepcion Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Ken Phelps Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Jerry Terrell Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Manny Castillo Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Craig Chamberlain Recalled from Omaha
September 1 Mike Jones Recalled from Jacksonville
September 1 German Barranca Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Gary Christenson Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Kent Cvejdlik Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Bob Detherage Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Jim Gaudet Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Mike Morley Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Bill Paschall Recalled from Omaha (not to report)
September 1 Kelly Heath Recalled from Jacksonville (not to report)
Season Ends
October 23 Kent Cvejdlik Optioned to Omaha
October 23 Bob Detherage Optioned to Omaha
October 23 Bill Paschall Optioned to Omaha
October 23 Dan Garcia Purchased from Omaha
October 23 Tim Ireland Purchased from Omaha
October 23 Bill Laskey Purchased from Omaha
October 23 Darryl Motley Purchased from Jacksonville
October 23 Ron Johnson Purchased from Jacksonville
December 8 Jim Wright Purchased from Oklahoma City
December 8 Dave Wehrmeister Purchased from Columbus (NYY)
December 8 Lee May Signed as a free agent

 

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