- AP source: Royals, Ian Kennedy reach 5-year, $70M deal Updated: Jan-16-16 12:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Royals and pitcher Ian Kennedy agreed to a $70 million, five-year deal Saturday that includes an opt-out after the first two years, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
- Arrieta, Cubs have biggest gap in arbitration at $5.5M Updated: Jan-15-16 9:36 pm
NEW YORK - NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta had the largest gap among 35 players who swapped proposed figures with their teams in salary arbitration, and new Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman also had a big difference.
- Royals avoid arbitration with Dyson, Coleman, Cruz deals Updated: Jan-15-16 8:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Royals signed five players to one-year contracts Friday, leaving All-Star third baseman Mike Moustakas and All-Star outfielder Lorenzo Cain as their only unsigned arbitration-eligible players.
- Arrieta, Keuchel among 156 to file for salary arbitration Updated: Jan-12-16 9:26 pm
NEW YORK - Cy Young Award winners Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs and Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros were among 156 players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday and are set to swap proposed figures with their teams this week unless they agree to contracts.