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1983: Recap | Opening Day Roster/Transactions | Debuts

KANSAS CITY ROYALS TRANSACTIONS FOR 1983

1983 ROYALS OPENING DAY ROSTER (April 4)

Pitchers Mike Armstrong, Vida Blue, Bill Castro, Larry Gura, Dennis Leonard, Dan Quisenberry, Steve Renko, Paul Splittorff, Bob Tufts
Catchers Don Slaught, John Wathan
Infielders Willie Aikens, George Brett, Onix Concepcion, Ron Johnson, Greg Pryor, U.L. Washington, Frank White
Outfielders Cesar Geronimo, Jerry Martin, Hal McRae, Amos Otis, Leon Roberts, Joe Simpson, Willie Wilson
 
Disabled List None

Transactions
Date Player Transaction
April 30 Jerry Martin Placed on 15-day disabled list
May 2 Don Hood Purchased from the Omaha Royals
May 13 Bob Tufts Optioned to the Omaha Royals
May 13 Pat Sheridan Recalled from the Omaha Royals
May 16 Jerry Martin Transferred to the 21-day disabled list
May 16 Don Slaught Placed on the 15-day disabled list (injured right hand)
May 16 Bob Tufts Designated for assignment (taken off the 40-man roster)
May 16 Duane Dewey Purchased from the Jacksonville Suns
May 16 Bob Tufts Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
May 20 Bob Tufts Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
May 23 Ron Johnson Optioned to the Omaha Royals
May 23 Bud Black Recalled from the Omaha Royals
May 29 Dennis Leonard Placed on the 21-day disabled list (torn tendon in left kneecap)
May 30 Keith Creel Recalled from the Omaha Royals
May 31 Dennis Leonard Transferred to the 60-day disabled list
June 1 Don Slaught Reinstated from the disabled list
June 1 Duane Dewey Optioned to the Jacksonville Suns
June 7 Bob Tufts Minor League trade: Traded to the Cincinnati Reds (for Charlie Leibrandt)
June 7 Charlie Leibrandt Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds for Bob Tufts (assigned to Omaha)
June 8 George Brett Placed on the 15-day disabled list (broken left little toe)
June 14 Cliff Pastornicky Purchased from the Omaha Royals
June 29 George Brett Reinstated from the disabled list
June 29 Cliff Pastornicky Optioned to the Omaha Royals
June 29 Bill Castro Designated for assignment
June 29 Russ Stephans Recalled from the Omaha Royals
July 5 Russ Stephans Optioned to the Omaha Royals
July 6 Gaylord Perry Claimed on waivers
July 28 Cesar Geronimo Placed on the 15-day disabled list
July 28 Frank Wills Recalled from the Omaha Royals
August 5 Vida Blue Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
August 5 Eric Rasmussen Purchased from the Omaha Royals
August 15 Cesar Geronimo Reinstated from the disabled list
August 15 Frank Wills Optioned to the Omaha Royals
August 16 Don Hood Placed on the 21-day disabled list
August 16 Mark Huismann Purchased from the Omaha Royals
August 21 Willie Wilson Placed on the 15-day disabled list (left hand injury)
August 22 Duane Dewey Designated for assignment (taken off 40-man roster)
August 22 Butch Davis Purchased from the Omaha Royals
August 26 Duane Dewey Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
August 26 Duane Dewey Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
September 1 Mike Jones Designated for assignment (taken off 40-man roster)
September 1 Ron Johnson Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Buddy Biancalana Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 1 Darryl Motley Recalled from Evansville (on loan from Omaha)
September 1 Danny Jackson Purchased from the Omaha Royals
September 2 Mike Brewer Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 2 Cliff Pastornicky Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 2 Mark Ryal Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 2 Theo Shaw Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 2 Russ Stephans Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 6 Frank Wills Recalled from the Omaha Royals
September 6 Don Hood Reinstated from the disabled list
September 6 Derek Botelho Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 6 Vinnie Yuhas Recalled from the Omaha Royals (not to report)
September 6 Willie Wilson Reinstated from the disabled list
September 7 Mike Jones Recalled from the Fort Myers Royals (not to report)
September 7 Mike Jones Outrighted to the Fort Myers Royals
September 12 Jim Scranton Recalled from the Jacksonville Suns (not to report)
October 3 Steve Renko Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
October 10 Gaylord Perry Voluntarily retired list
October 17 Eric Rasmussen Placed on waivers (unconditionally released)
October 18 Dennis Leonard Reinstated from the disabled list
October 26 Russ Stephans Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
October 26 Doug Cook Recalled from Fort Myers Royals
October 26 Tony Ferreira Recalled from the Jacksonville Suns
October 26 Mark Gubicza Recalled from the Jacksonville Suns
October 26 Roger Hansen Recalled from the Fort Myers Royals
December 5 Orlando Sanchez Selected in the Rule V Draft (from the St. Louis Cardinals)
December 5 Lynn Jones Signed as a free agent
December 8 Mike Armstrong
Duane Dewey
Traded to the New York Yankees (for Steve Balboni & Roger Erickson)
December 8 Steve Balboni
Roger Erickson
Acquired from the New York Yankees for Mike Armstrong & Duane Dewey
December 8 Ron Johnson Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
December 9 Joe Beckwith Obtained from the Los Angeles Dodgers (for minor leaguers Joe Szekeley, John Serritella, and Jose Torres)
December 9 Cliff Pastornicky Outrighted to the Omaha Royals
December 19 Willie Aikens Traded to the Toronto Blue Jays (for Jorge Orta)
December 19 Jorge Orta Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays (for Willie Aikens)
 
 

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