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The Royals added left-handed pitcher Ryan Verdugo, whom they acquired earlier this month, to their 40-man roster Friday before the 11 p.m. deadline. The move protects Verdugo from selection in the Rule 5 draft, which is Dec. 8 at the winter meetings in Dallas, and leaves the Royals with one available spot on their 40-man roster.
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The Royals added left-handed pitcher Ryan Verdugo to their 40-man roster Friday in their only anticipated move prior to the 11 p.m. deadline to set their 40-man roster. The move protects Verdugo from selection in the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 8 at the winter meetings in Dallas.
Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Victoria sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Victoria Royals Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The November 19th, 2011 edition…
Even though Royals right fielder Jeff Francoeur will miss having Melky Cabrera next to him in center field next season, he feels the addition of pitcher Jonathan Sanchez is a plus.
The Royals have until 11 tonight to decide whether to add minor-league players to their 40-man roster to prevent the risk of losing them next month in the Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings in Dallas. Players generally are eligible for the draft if not placed on the 40-man roster after their fourth or fifth pro season -- five years for those younger than 19 when they sign their...