KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Typically, “preparing for anything” in the context of sports means injuries, trades, suspensions and under-performance. Global pandemics aren’t usually usually high on the list of worries for an organization like the Kansas City Royals.
But America’s sports landscape has entered an unprecedented time.
Their response to the COVID-19 coronavirus manifests in multiple ways, including adjustments on the business operations side of the club and participation in the local community’s response efforts. On top of that, baseball folks in the Royals’ front office must maintain some level of normal daily operations.