Royals agree to terms with infielder Pedro Feliz on a minor league contract
The Royals announced today that the club has signed infielder Pedro Feliz to a minor league contract for 2011. The deal includes an invitation to Royals’ Major League Spring Training.
The 35-year-old Feliz is a career .250 hitter with 140 home runs and 598 RBI in 11 Major League seasons with the Giants (2000-07), Phillies (2008-09), Astros (2010) and Cardinals (2010). He played in 137 games last season with Houston and St. Louis, hitting .218 with five home runs and 40 RBI. Primarily a third baseman throughout his career, Feliz originally signed with the Giants as a non-drafted free agent in 1994.
Born in Azua, Dominican Republic, he and his wife, Niurka, now reside in Windermere, Fla., with their three daughters, Isa, Helen and Heidi.
Pedro Feliz player page: http://mlb.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=150268