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The Kansas City Royals have signed reliever Jose Mijares to a 1-year contract, giving manager Ned Yost another left-handed option late in games.
The team announced the deal Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.
Mijares went 3-6 with a 3.16 ERA in 186 appearances since making his debut for the Twins in 2008, but he was just 0-2 with a 4.59 ERA in 58 games last season.
Mijares is currently 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA in eight outings for Tigres de Aragua in the Venezuelan Winter League, with seven strikeout and no walks.
Royals general manager Dayton Moore envisions Mijares as a situational lefty. Mijares fills out the Royals' 40-man roster.
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The Kansas City Royals signed left-handed reliever Jose Mijares to a one-year contract Wednesday.
The deal is worth $925,000 for Mijares, who has spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Twins.
The Royals plan to use Mijares as a situational lefty out of the bullpen.
The 27-year-old Mijares was 0-2 with a 4.59 ERA in 58 appearances last season. His batting average against...
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The Twins announced that they have agreed to sign Jason Marquis to a one-year, $3MM contract.
Right-hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Minnesota Twins.