KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals right-hander Ervin Santana doesn't know what his future will bring, particularly in the next week leading up to the July 31 trade deadline.
But he does know one thing: He'd be happy staying right here in Kansas City for this season and beyond.
"I like it here," Santana told FOXSportsKansasCity.com. "I'm happy here."
Santana said he would be open to discussions with the Royals about a long-term deal. Santana, 30, is in the final year of a five-year, 42 million deal that is worth 13 million this season.
"Yes, I have an open mind about that," Santana said. "Yes, I'd stay here. Like I said, I like it here. Good teammates, good clubhouse, everything is good here.
"I like the organization. It's good and the team is only going to get better."
Santana, though, said he has not heard from the Royals regarding an extension.
Royals general manager Dayton Moore said Tuesday discussions about a Santana extension are possible, but he did not want to discuss anythi...