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Catcher Brayan Pena and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration Monday by agreeing to terms on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Pena hit .248 with three homers and 24 RBIs in 72 games last season. He's expected to back up Salvador Perez, who hit .331 with three homers and 27 RBIs after getting called up late last season.
The Royals have six remaining players eligible for arbitration: pitchers Luke Hochever, Felipe Paulino and Jonathan Sanchez, infielder Chris Getz and outfielders Alex Gordon and Mitch Maier.
Teams and players eligible for arbitration exchange salary figures on Tuesday.
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KANSAS CITY, MO The Kansas City Royals announced tonight that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year Major League contract with infielder Chris Getz for the 2012 season, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed. The Royals now have five remaining arbitration-eligible players: pitchers Luke Hochevar, Felipe Paulino and Jonathan...
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The Kansas City Royals and utility outfielder Mitch Maier have agreed to an $865,000, one-year contract that avoided arbitration.
Maier can earn an additional $10,000 for making 100 plate appearances and $50,000 for making his first All-Star game. He had 113 plate appearances last season.
Maier hit .232 and drove in seven runs while appearing in 45 games as the Royals' fourth...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Catcher Brayan Pena and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration Monday by agreeing to a $835,000, one-year contract.
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The Kansas City Royals have agreed to terms with Luke Hochevar, Jonathan Sanchez and Felipe Paulino on one-year contracts for 2012, avoiding arbitration with all three players.
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ROYALS AGREE TO TERMS WITH PITCHERS HOCHEVAR, PAULINO AND SANCHEZ ON ONE-YEAR CONTRACTS FOR 2012
KANSAS CITY, MO (January 17, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on one-year Major League contracts with right-handed pitchers Luke Hochevar and Felipe Paulino, and left-handed pitcher Jonathan Sanchez for the 2012 season, avoiding arbitration...
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