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Royals secure outright waivers on Carlos Peguero

 The Royals announced today that they have secured outright waivers on outfielder Carlos Peguero and assigned him to Triple-A Omaha.
Peguero, 27, was acquired by the Royals from Seattle on January 29, and hit .313 with 2 homers and 8 RBI in 18 games for KC during Spring Training.  He was designated for assignment on March 25.  Kansas City’s Major League roster remains at 39 players.

Royals agree to terms with Duffy, Giavotella and Peguero

2014 Spring Training_4240The Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2014 Major League contracts with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy, infielder Johnny Giavotella and outfielder Carlos Peguero.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed.  After today’s signings, the Royals’ entire 40-man roster is under contract for the 2014 season.
Duffy, 25, returned from Tommy John surgery last season, posting a 2-0 record and a 1.85 ERA in five starts with Kansas City.  Giavotella, 26,  spent a majority of the 2013 season with Triple-A Omaha, batting .286 with 24 doubles, 7 homers and 46 RBI in 100 games for the Storm Chasers.  Peguero,  was acquired from the Seattle Mariners on January 29; he ranked seventh in the Pacific Coast League with 19 homers and was selected to the Triple-A All-Star Game in 2013.

Spring Training Photos: Monday’s intrasquad game

Intrasquad games bring out a little friendly competition in Spring Training.  Let’s take a look:

Alex Gordon steps up to the plate.  It's an intrasquad game, so Gordo flashed a smile.

Alex Gordon steps up to the plate. It’s an intrasquad game, so Gordo flashed a smile.

Evaluations do take place in intrasquad games.  Royals Hall of Fame scout Art Stewart charts the pitches.

Evaluations do take place in intrasquad games. Royals Hall of Fame scout Art Stewart tracked the game closely.

New Royal Omar Infante raced down the line to first.

New Royal Omar Infante raced down the line to first.

Non-roster invitee Paulo Orlando showcased his power with a home run.

Non-roster invitee Paulo Orlando showcased his power with a home run.

Newcomer Carlos Peguero circles the bases after an opposite field home run.

Newcomer Carlos Peguero circles the bases after an opposite field home run.

The moment of impact as bat meets ball:  Catcher Juan Graterol

The moment of impact as bat meets ball: Catcher Juan Graterol

Double Gold:  Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer chat at first base.  They'll be back on the same team when Cactus League play starts on Thursday.

Double Gold: Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer chat at first base. They’ll be back on the same team when Cactus League play starts on Thursday.

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