Date: September 22, 2022, 10:53 am

Kansas City Royals chairman and CEO John Sherman announced the departure of Dayton Moore, the organization’s President of Baseball Operations since 2006.

Sherman also announced that J.J. Picollo has been named Executive Vice President and General Manager overseeing baseball operations, effective immediately.

Moore was General Manager as the Royals won the 2014 American League pennant and the 2015 World Series. Under his leadership, the Royals’ record improved over seven consecutive years from 2009 to 2015, matching a Major League Baseball record.

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