Reliever Wade Davis is returning to the Kansas City Royals, the team he helped pitch to the 2015 World Series title. Davis and the Royals agreed Wednesday to a minor league contract, and the 35-year-old right-hander will go to spring training trying to earn a spot on the major league roster. If added to the 40-man roster, Davis would get a one-year contract paying at a rate of $1.25 million while in the major leagues and $200,000 while in the minors.
Royals Rumblings - News for January 18, 2021 Clint Scoles at Royals Academy looks at recent international signings for the Royals. The front office believes they have their star already in-house with Adalberto Mondesi, but until we see a full season of All-Star level play, it’s hard to agree with that. A success story from Erick Pena, the highest-paid signee in franchise history, or one from the large group of talented pitchers could improve on that history.
I just remember the person I was with almost getting punched out by an Iowa State player,” Davis said. We were right behind them and could touch their helmets. Iowa State was supposed to win and we were egging them on and egging them on and they were getting mad.