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1982: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1982

1982 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 5)

Pitchers Vida Blue, Bud Black, Scott Brown, Dave Frost, Larry Gura, Grant Jackson, Dennis Leonard, Dan Quisenberry, Paul Splittorff
Catchers Jamie Quirk, John Wathan
Infielders Willie Aikens, George Brett, Kelly Heath, Lee May, Greg Pryor, U.L. Washington, Dennis Werth, Frank White
Outfielders Cesar Geronimo, Jerry Martin, Hal McRae, Amos Otis, Tom Poquette, Willie Wilson
 
Disabled List Onix Concepcion (thumb injury), Tim Ireland, Mike Jones (automobile accident)

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 6 Scott Brown Placed on 21-day disabled list (ligament damage in right elbow)
April 10 Bob Tufts Recalled from the Omaha Royals
April 17 Bob Tufts Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 17 Jim Wright Purchased from the Omaha Royals
April 23 Willie Aikens Placed on 15-day disabled list (bruised tendons in left hand)
April 23 Onix Concepcion Reinstated from the disabled list
April 29 Kelly Heath Optioned to the Omaha Royals
April 29 Tim Ireland Reinstated from the disabled list
May 3 U.L. Washington Placed on 21-day disabled list (back injury - lumbar strain)
May 8 Willie Aikens Reinstated from the disabled list
May 18 Jim Wright Designated for assignment
May 18 Mike Armstrong Purchased from the Omaha Royals
May 22 Dennis Leonard Placed on the 21-day disabled list (fractured right index and middle fingers)
May 22 Keith Creel Purchased from the Omaha Royals
May 24 Bud Black Optioned to the Omaha Royals
May 24 Don Hood Purchased from the Omaha Royals
May 26 Tim Ireland Optioned to the Omaha Royals
May 26 U.L. Washington Reinstated from the disabled list
June 12 Dave Frost Placed on 21-day disabled list
June 12 Bud Black Recalled from the Omaha Royals
June 28 Cesar Geronimo Placed on the 15-day disabled list (pulled rib cage muscle)
June 28 Steve Hammond Purchased from the Omaha Royals
July 6 John Wathan Placed on 21-day disabled list (fractured left ankle)
July 6 Don Slaught Purchased from the Omaha Royals
July 6 Keith Creel Optioned to the Omaha Royals
July 6 Bill Castro Signed as a free agent
July 9 Grant Jackson Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
July 16 Derek Botelho Purchased from the Omaha Royals
July 21 Cesar Geronimo Reinstated from the disabled list
July 21 Tom Poquette Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
July 26 Dennis Werth Optioned to the Omaha Royals
July 26 Dave Frost Reinstated from the disabled list
August 8 Derek Botelho Optioned to the Omaha Royals
August 8 Dennis Leonard Reinstated from the disabled list
August 10 Jamie Quirk Placed on the 15-day disabled list
August 10 John Wathan Reinstated from the disabled list
September 1 Jamie Quirk Reinstated from the disabled list
September 1 Mark Ryal Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Derek Botelho Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Bob Tufts Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Dennis Werth Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Buddy Biancalana Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 6 Bombo Rivera Purchased from the Omaha Royals
September 6 Ron Johnson Purchased from the Omaha Royals
September 8 Mike Brewer Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 8 Keith Creel Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 8 Kelly Heath Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 8 Tim Ireland Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 8 Darryl Motley Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 8 Pat Sheridan Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 8 Frank Wills Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
October 6 Mike Jones Reinstated from the disabled list
October 6 Scott Brown Reinstated from the disabled list
October 6 Tim Ireland Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
October 6 Kelly Heath Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
November 2 Dave Frost Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
November 2 Dennis Werth Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
November 2 Scott Brown Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
November 2 Vinnie Yuhas Purchased from the Omaha Royals
November 2 Theo Shaw Purchased from the Jacksonville Suns
November 2 Russ Stephans Purchased from the Jacksonville Suns
November 2 Jim Scranton Purchased from the Jacksonville Suns
November 10 Hal McRae Granted free agency
November 10 Paul Splittorff Granted free agency
November 18 Lee May Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
December 6 Joe Simpson Selected in the MLB Rule V Draft (from the Seattle Mariners)
December 20 Hal McRae Signed as a free agent
January 4, 1983 Hal McRae Signed as a free agent
February 4, 1983 Leon Roberts Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays for Cecil Fielder
February 9, 1983 Steve Renko Signed as a free agent
 
 

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