Royals sign pitcher Jon Rauch to minor league contract with invite to Major League Spring Training
The Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with right-handed reliever Jon Rauch for the 2014 season. Rauch has been invited to Major League Spring Training.
The 35-year old began 2013 with the Miami Marlins, going 1-2 with a 7.56 ERA over 15 games. He also made 10 appearances with Triple-A Norfolk in the Orioles organization, compiling a 2.89 ERA. Rauch is 43-40 with 62 saves over 556 career Major League appearances since debuting in 2002.