Royals pitcher Johnny Cueto apologizes after missing personal appearance for massage

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Johnny Cueto apologized Tuesday after missing a a meet and greet with fans because he was getting a massage.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals pitcher Johnny Cueto apologized Tuesday after missing a personal appearance for a massage.

Cueto was supposed to be at a meet and greet with fans at Plowboys BBQ in Blue Springs Tuesday afternoon, but the event was canceled when he never showed up.

Cueto’s agent said the star pitcher was running an hour late because of treatment from his personal trainer and massage therapist.

He said by the time Cueto’s session was over, the event was canceled. He also said that Cueto regrets missing it and apologizes to everyone involved.