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JUSTIN MAXWELL RUMORS

Royals bring back familiar face in Ibanez; DFA Maxwell, Ciriaco

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Seeking to improve the Royals' bench, general manager Dayton Moore signed veteran Raul Ibanez, who resurrected his career in Kansas City, and called up utility infielder Christian Colon, the team's top pick in 2010. Ibanez, 42, will give the Royals a veteran left-handed bat off the bench for now, as well as depth in right field, left field and even first base...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pine Tar Podcast w/ Todd Gold of Perfect Game

After a rough couple games with the White Sox this week David and Clint decide to turn to 2014 MLB draft talk. What better guest to have on to talk draft than Perfect Game's scouting director Todd Gold who talks a few prep arms and college bats including some that the Royals could be intrigued by. Also David and Clint discuss the Justin Maxwell, Johnny Giavotella demotions and how...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals bring up Coleman, designate Maxwell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals selected the contract of right-hander Casey Coleman from Triple-A Omaha and designated outfielder Justin Maxwell for assignment before Friday night's game against Baltimore. The 26-year-old Coleman was released by the Cubs on April 14 and signed the next day by the Royals. He appeared in seven games for Omaha, going 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA. Coleman is the...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals designate OF Justin Maxwell for assignment

getty images On Friday the Kansas City Royals designated outfielder Justin Maxwell for assignment. Maxwell was hitting just .138/.219/.172 with no homers over his first 32 plate appearances this season before his release. He has the ability to play all three outfield spots. Maxwell is a career .225/.312/.420 hitter with 34 home runs and 106 RBI in 337 games. Someone will give the...
Via Tireball.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals DFA Justin Maxwell, Promote Casey Coleman

The hero from the end of the Kansas City Royals home schedule last year, Justin Maxwell, has been designated for assignment as the Royals elected to call up Casey Coleman from Omaha to add depth to the bullpen. Maxwell was acquired last season for minor leaguer Kyle Smith at the trade deadline to add power to a Royals team bereft of it and he was quite good in 35 games, hitting ...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Maxwell collects three hits, Royals tie A's 9-9

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Dan Straily worked four promising innings, Derek Norris and Michael Taylor homered and the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals played to a 9-9 tie in nine innings Friday. A's manager Bob Melvin said before the game starters Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin are in "jeopardy" of beginning the season on the disabled list with arm injuries. Straily, who won 10 games...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals reach deal with Maxwell, avoid arbitration

Outfielder Justin Maxwell and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,325,000, leaving closer Greg Holland and reliever Aaron Crow as their only unsigned players in arbitration. Maxwell gets a substantial raise from the $492,500 he made last year. He was asking for $1.7 million and the Royals had offered $1,075,000. Kansas City previously agreed to one-year...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals avoid arbitration with Justin Maxwell

The Kansas City Royals have avoided arbitration with outfielder Justin Maxwell. Maxwell, 30, was eligible for arbitration for the first time. He had asked for $1.7 million while the Royals had offered $1.075 million when figures were exchanged recently. Acquired mid-season from Houston, Maxwell compiled a .252/.328/.436 line last season with seven home runs and 25 RBI in 75 games...
Via Tireball.com
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Justin Maxwell, avoid arbitration

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Outfielder Justin Maxwell, projected to be the Royals' fourth or fifth outfielder this season, signed a one-year deal with the club, thus avoiding arbitration. Maxwell was asking for $1.7 million, and a club source confirmed Maxwell received $1.325 million. The Royals had offered $1.075 million last week when the two sides exchanged arbitration figures. Maxwell...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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