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Milwaukee Brewers' Corey Hart reacts after getting the game-winning hit during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Saturday, May 12, 2012, in Milwaukee.
Detroit Tigers' Omar Infante flies out to right field during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Detroit, Saturday, Sept.
Sep 5, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas connects for the game winning home run in the thirteenth inning of the game against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium.
Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reports that the Royals are among 8 teams that are interested in Johan Santana .
Dayton Moore was with the Atlanta Braves' Minor League department during much of Bobby Cox's reign as manager.
August 20, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo reacts after striking out in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
The Kansas City Royals acquired outfielder Norichika Aoki from Milwaukee to be their leadoff hitter Thursday, which also means the Brewers are likely to shift Ryan Braun to right field.
That's a logical goal, because the Royals were 43-27 after the break and finished 10 games over .500 at 86-76.
The deal announced Monday includes a $1.5 million option for next season and gives the White Sox a $4 million option for 2015 with a $250,000 buyout.
One can debate whether the second base position is the top priority for the Royals' remaining off-season shopping spree, but it almost certainly is first or second on the list.
So here we are, virtually at the gate of Disney World. So what'll it be? Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mad Tea Party? What wild ride awaits baseball's moguls, movers and shakers and media at the annual Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort? It won't come for the Royals or the other 29 Major League clubs in the ... (more)
Aug 5, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals first basemen Eric Hosmer celebrates with teammate Mike Moustakas after beating the Minnesota Twins 13-0 at Kauffman Stadium.
Jun 26, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Gerald Laird cannot hold onto the baseball as Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler reaches home plate safely in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium.
Beltran's decision to join the Yankees for a three-year, $45 million deal came as a big disappointment to the Royals, who put on an elaborate presentation for the prized free agent last Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.