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Royals reach 2-year deal with Herrera

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Reliever Kelvin Herrera, a key part of the Kansas City Royals' surprising run to the 2014 World Series, agreed to a two-year contract with the reigning American League champions on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed, though the Kansas City Star reported the deal, which will cover Herrera's first two arbitration years, will be worth $4.15...

Royals avoid arbitration with Duffy

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals and left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract on Friday. The deal is for $2.425 million, according to MLB.com. Duffy went 9-12 with a 2.53 ERA in 31 games (25 starts) for the Royals last year. He also appeared out of the bullpen in three postseason games, including two during the...

Royals, Moustakas agree on one-year deal

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals and third baseman Mike Moustakas avoided arbitration, agreeing on a one-year contract Tuesday. Moustakas, 26, hit just .212 with 15 homers and 54 runs batted in over 140 games last season. In the postseason, he batted .231 with a franchise-record five homers and seven RBI in 15 games for the AL champions. For his career, the...

Royals, Cain avoid arbitration

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 5 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals signed outfielder Lorenzo Cain to a one-year contract Tuesday, avoiding arbitration. Cain, 28, batted .301 with five homers and 53 RBI in 133 games last season for the AL champion Royals. He scored 55 runs, had a .339 on-base percentage and stole 28 bases. The five-year veteran has a career average of .279 with 17 homers and...

Dyson, Royals avoid arbitration

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration with outfielder Jarrod Dyson Tuesday by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract. The deal is worth $1.225 million, according to the Kansas City Star. Dyson asked for $1.6 million while the team countered with $900,000. Dyson hit .269 with one homer, 24 RBI and a career-high 36 stolen bases over 120 games...

Royals give Yost extension

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - After helping the Royals to the postseason for the first time in 29 years, Kansas City rewarded manager Ned Yost with a one-year contract extension on Tuesday. The new deal will take Yost through the 2016 season. Kansas City won 89 games in 2014 to clinch one of two wild card spots in the American League. Yost then became the first manager in major...

Royals ink P Madson to minor league deal

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals signed pitcher Ryan Madson to a minor league contract on Sunday. Madson, 34, has not played in the majors since 2011 due to elbow injuries. The right-hander failed to make the Angels' roster in 2013 after recovering from Tommy John surgery and sat out last season. The California native compiled a 47-30 record with a 3.59...

Royals OF Gordon has surgery on wrist

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 day ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon had wrist surgery on Tuesday, but should be ready by spring training. The procedure repaired the extensor retinaculum in Gordon's right wrist, which bothered the All-Star left fielder for most of the 2014 season. "Alex reached out just prior to Christmas to report that he was experiencing some right wrist...

Royals announce 2-year deal for Volquez

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 days ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals on Monday announced they have signed pitcher Edinson Volquez to a two-year contract with a mutual option for 2017. According to CBSSports.com and MLB.com on Dec. 18, the deal is worth $20 million. Volquez spent 2014 with Pittsburgh and had one of the best seasons of his 10- year career with a record of 13-7 and a 3.04 ERA in...

Royals sign Alex Rios to 1-year deal

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals signed outfielder Alex Rios to a one-year deal on Friday. Rios, who became a free agent after Texas declined his $13.5 million club option in October, will make $11 million next season, according to multiple reports. The 33-year-old compiled a .280 batting average with four home runs, 54 RBI and a .311 on-base percentage over...