Former All-Star Clay Buchholz has agreed to a minor league deal with the Royals that would pay him $1.5 million if he is added to the major league roster, USA Today Sports report.
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The Royals signed right-handed reliever Justin Grimm to a $1.25 million, one-year deal Sunday that includes up to $300,000 incentives after he was released by the Chicago Cubs last week.
Actor Jim Caviezel, best known for playing Jesus in "The Passion of the Christ," stood in for Royals bench coach Dale Sveum in Kansas City's team photo on Wednesday.
Having turned down a qualifying offer to remain with the Royals during the offseason, Mike Moustakas expected to be playing elsewhere this season. But when the expected long-term offers didn't come, he agreed to return to Kansas City on a one-year deal.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Jorge Bonifacio has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Bonifacio's penalty will begin Opening Day.
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The Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract with third baseman Mike Moustakas, according to ESPN and multiple reports.
With only three starters locked into their rotation, the Kansas City Royals agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Ricky Nolasco on Wednesday. Nolasco spent the past two years with the Los Angeles Angels.
Free-agent outfielder Jon Jay, who hit .296 for the Cubs in 2017 while becoming the team's leadoff hitter, has joined the Royals on a one-year deal.
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Jon Jay could claim a decent sized role for the Royals, considering his .355 career on-base percentage is higher than anyone else on the current roster. He's immediately fifth outfielder-worthy in AL-only leagues.
At 55, two-sport star Bo Jackson is a guest coach for the Kansas City Royals in spring training. His duties? "Anything I want to do," Jackson said, laughing. "I've been told I have diplomatic immunity."
Eric Hosmer was 1-for-4 in San Diego's 13-5 victory Friday against his former team.
First baseman Lucas Duda, who tied a career high with 30 home runs with the Rays and Mets in 2017, has signed a one-year deal with the Royals.
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The San Diego Padres and free-agent first baseman Eric Hosmer have agreed to an 8-year contract, according to ESPN and multiple reports. The deal is worth $144 million, according to multiple reports.
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy signed a huge deal, was arrested for DUI and had his home threatened by wildfires in 2017. He's ready "to erase and re-record" this season.
Jason Vargas, who was 18-11 and an All-Star selection for the Royals in 2017, has agreed to terms on a two-year, $16 million deal with the Mets, a source told ESPN.
About 15 players were in attendance Wednesday as the players' association held its first training session for unsigned free agents. A scout for the Royals was escorted out as scouts and media weren't permitted at the workouts.
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