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Kansas City Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz tosses an errant bat back to a player during a spring training baseball game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A fan favorite will be returning to the coaching staff for the Kansas City Royals this season.

Rusty Kuntz will serve as the team's first base coach in 2021, according to a release from the Kansas City Royals.

Damon Hollins, who served as last year's first base coach, will return to his position as a minor league instructor.

Tony Pena Jr will serve as a coach for the team.

The team also announced the following decisions:

- Terry Bradshaw (hitting)

- Larry Carter (bullpen)

- Cal Eldred (pitching)

- Pedro Grifol (bench)

- John Mabry (Major League coach)

- Vance Wilson (third base). is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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