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...
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January 21, 2014
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...
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with outfielder Justin Maxwell for the 2014 season, avoiding arbitration. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
Maxwell, 30, came to the Royals on July 31 last season in a non-waiver deadline deal with the Houston Astros. In 35 games with Kansas City, Maxwell hit .268 with five homers...
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.
When Justin Maxwell walked up to the plate in the 10th inning of Sunday’s game against the Rangers, anyone watching could sense that it was a big moment. Whether you were one of the thousands and Kauffman who rose to your feet or whether you were glued to the television, you could sense the enormity of the situation.
The score was tied 0-0 in the tenth inning with the bases loaded...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- Justin Maxwell's clutch, eventual game-winning homer in extra innings in the Royals' 4-3 win on Saturday set off a celebration in the Royals' dugout that resembled a team winning a playoff game.
Maxwell's teammates jumped and hugged and high-fived each other with the type of exuberance rarely seen over the years in Royal land.
by John Viril—
Recent trade acquisition Justin Maxwell proved his usefulness in only his fhird day on the roster. Locked in a 12th inning duel, Maxwell played the hero by launching a home run into the left-field seats of New York’s Citi-field to secure a 4-3 victory over the Mets. Maxwell showed exactly why general manager Dayton Moore went out and got him before the July 31...
The Houston Astros recently activated outfielder Justin Maxwell from the disabled list after was shelved by a fractured bone in his left hand. It appears that Maxwell could again miss an extended stretch, as he was forced to exit last night's contest after sustaining a mild concussion, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
Maxwell suffered the injury in the fourth inning...
Sing it with me now:
Justin Maxwell's silver hammer back to the DL was led.
Justin Maxwell's silver hammer just dove on his head.
The gif is from a redditor named knoll126 and from a tweet by @baseballreddit found here.
Two thoughts. First...ouch. Second, they should put some bubble wrap on this guy as he spends more time on the DL than most.
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HOUSTON- Nameplates are often last on the checklist in the frenzy of player transactions, thus while Justin Maxwell was sufficiently outfitted for his Astros debut and announced his arrival with a two-run, pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning on Monday night at Minute Maid Park, the space next to the No. 22 above his locker remained blank afterward.
That logistical hazard did...