The Royals have hired former Cardinals manager Mike Matheny as a special adviser for player development, the club announced Friday.
Matheny had a winning record every year as the Cardinals manager, finishing with a 591-474 mark for a .555 winning percentage.
This is a great opportunity to have Mike become a member of our organization, Royals general manager Dayton Moore said in a statement. Its always been our policy to hire the best baseball people we can and this is a perfect example of that.
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