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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).

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