Surprise, AZ (Sports Network) - The Kansas City Royals on Friday agreed to
terms on one-year contracts with shortstop Alcides Escobar and second baseman
Escobar, 25, batted .254 and drove in a career-high 46 runs last season, his
first with the Royals, who acquired him from Milwaukee as part of the December
2010 trade involving Zack Greinke.
The 24-year-old Giavotella made his major league debut in 2011, batting .247
in 46 games for the Royals.
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