Per report: Royals to promote Dayton Moore, JJ Piccolo

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(610 Sports) – According to Jon Heyman of the MLB Network, the Kansas City Royals are set to promote Dayton Moore from general manager, a position he has held since being hired by the club in 2006, to the role of team president.

Heyman also reported that the team's current vice president and assistant general manager, J.J. Piccolo would be promoted into the role of general manager. Piccolo, who has interviewed for several GM jobs, has long been considered Moore's heir apparent. They worked together in Atlanta before coming to Kansas City.

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