Royals declined their part of OF Alex Rios' $12.5 million mutual option for 2016.
Alex Rios went 1-for-3 with an RBI single and a run scored as the Royals fell to the Mets in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday evening in New York.
Royals manager Ned Yost is using his standard lineup for Game 5 of the ALCS against the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
Alex Rios went 3-for-3 with a solo home run in Tuesday's ALCS Game 4 victory over the Blue Jays.
Alex Rios went 2-for-3 with a go-ahead two-run double and a run scored in Wednesday's win over the Astros in Game 5 of the ALDS.
Alex Rios will start in right field and bat ninth in Game 1 of the ALDS Thursday against the Astros.
Alex Rios (neck) went 0-for-3 with a walk in his return to the Royals lineup on Friday.
Alex Rios was scratched from Thursday's lineup with a stiff neck.
Alex Rios singled for the Royals' only hit against Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco on Friday.
Alex Rios went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a walk and two runs scored Thursday against the Indians.
Alex Rios hit his fourth home run of the season in a win over the Indians on Tuesday.
Alex Rios went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI as the Royals fell to the Orioles in Baltimore on Sunday night.
Alex Rios (chicken pox) went hitless in three plate appearances in his return to the lineup Tuesday.
The Royals are hoping to get Alex Rios and Kevin Herrera back late next week.