Posted 5:15 PM 1/4/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have signed veteran right-hander Ryan Madson to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.
The 34-year-old Madson hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2011, when he was 4-2 with a 2.37 ERA and 29 saves for the Phillies. He (More)
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Posted 12:37 AM 12/24/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Reliever Jordan Walden and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a $6.6 million, two-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.
The 27-year-old right-hander gets a $350,000 signing bonus and salaries of $2.5 million next year and $3.5 million in 2016 as part of (More)
Posted 6:55 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals announced the signing of veteran outfielder Alex Rios to an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season.
Rios, who will take over right field for departed free agent Nori Aoki, will make $9.5 million this season. (More)
Posted 7:48 PM 12/18/2014 by The Associate Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.
Medlen will make $2 million next year and $5.5 million in 2016 under the (More)
Posted 6:58 PM 12/14/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - While both the Cardinals and Royals made the MLB playoffs in 2014, there has been a substantial amount of change for both Missouri teams so far this offseason.
For the Royals, gone is fan-favorite designated hitter Billy Butler. (More)
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Posted 4:12 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press
A person familiar with the negotiations says power hitter Mark Reynolds and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a one-year deal.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because there no official announcement.
The 31-year-old Reynolds hit 22 (More)
Posted 3:34 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger Kendrys Morales and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the agreement with the AL champions was subject to him passing a (More)
Posted 3:46 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press.
Hochevar will make $4.5 million this season and $5.5 million for the 2016 season, the person said (More)
Posted 5:35 PM 12/2/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals added more bullpen help, agreeing Tuesday to a $3.5 million, one-year contract with free agent Matt Belisle.
The 34-year-old right-hander has made 70 or more relief appearances in four of the last five seasons and led the NL with 80 in 2012.(More)
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Posted 2:42 PM 11/19/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals will face four teams that made the playoffs this year and five American League squads as part of a 28-game spring training slate that begins on March 5.
The Cardinals will play 18 games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, their offseason home (More)
Posted 1:03 PM 11/17/2014 by The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.
The deal ends Heyward's tenure with his hometown team and lands a young pitcher to bolster Atlanta's rotation.(More)
Posted 11:27 AM 11/14/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - A food safety manager said dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City. A city health inspection prompted by the allegations found dozens of critical health code violations at the stadiums.
ESPN first (More)
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