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1981: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1981

1981 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 10)

Pitchers Juan Berenguer, Ken Brett, Rich Gale, Larry Gura, Dennis Leonard, Renie Martin, Dan Quisenberry, Paul Splittorff, Jim Wright
Catchers Jerry Grote, Jamie Quirk, John Wathan
Infielders Willie Aikens, George Brett, Dave Chalk, Lee May, Rance Mulliniks, Ken Phelps, U.L. Washington, Frank White
Outfielders Cesar Geronimo, Clint Hurdle, Hal McRae, Amos Otis, Willie Wilson
 
Disabled List None

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 2 Gary Christenson Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 2 Dan Garcia Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 2 Jim Gaudet Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 2 Onix Concepcion Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 2 Tim Ireland Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 2 Jeff Twitty Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 3 Dave Wehrmeister Outrighted to the Columbus Clippers (Yankees)
April 5 Craig Chamberlain Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 7 Jerry Grote Signed as a free agent
April 23 Clint Hurdle Placed on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to April 20)
April 24 Dan Garcia Recalled from the Omaha Royals
May 8 Jim Gaudet Recalled from the Omaha Royals
May 8 Jim Gaudet Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
May 30 Dan Garcia Optioned to the Omaha Royals
May 30 Clint Hurdle Reinstated from the disabled list

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August 3 Juan Berenguer Waivers asked
August 6 Ken Phelps Optioned to the Omaha Royals
August 6 Mike Jones Recalled from the Omaha Royals
August 9 Atlee Hammaker Purchased from the Omaha Royals
August 9 Clint Hurdle Placed on 15-day disabled list
August 9 Darryl Motley Recalled from the Omaha Royals
August 31 Jerry Grote Designated for assignment
August 31 Tim Ireland Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Jerry Grote Waivers asked
September 1 Onix Concepcion Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Ken Phelps Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Craig Chamberlain Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Gary Christenson Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Bill Laskey Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Jeff Twitty Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Kelly Heath Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Ron Johnson Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Dan Garcia Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Mike Morley Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 1 Greg Keatley Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Bill Paschall Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Jeff Schattinger Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Pat Sheridan Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 6 Clint Hurdle Reinstated from the disabled list
September 28 Frank Wills Purchased from the Omaha Royals
September 28 Gary Christenson Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
September 30 Jeff Twitty Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
September 30 Mike Morley Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
September 30 Dan Garcia Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
September 30 Ron Johnson Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
September 30 Brad Wellman Purchased from the Jacksonville Suns
September 30 Buddy Biancalana Purchased from the Jacksonville Suns
September 30 Mark Ryal Purchased from the Omaha Royals
September 30 Mike Brewer Purchased from the Fort Myers Royals
October 26 Bill Paschall Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
November 25 Ken Brett Waivers asked
December 11 Rich Gale
Bill Laskey
Traded to the San Francisco Giants for Jerry Martin
December 11 Jerry Martin Acquired by the Royals (for Rich Gale & Bill Laskey)
December 12 Clint Hurdle Traded to the Cincinnati Reds for Scott Brown
December 12 Scott Brown Acquired by the Royals (for Clint Hurdle)
January 15, 1982 Tom Poquette Signed as a free agent
January 19, 1982  Ken Phelps Traded to the Montreal Expos for Grant Jackson
January 19, 1982 Grant Jackson Acquired by the Royals (for Ken Phelps)

 

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