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. In the majors he could earn $925,000 for games: $50,000 apiece for 22 and each additional two through 30; $75,000 apiece for 34 and each additional two through 40; and $125,000 each for 55, 60 and 66. Davis is a three-time All-Star who had 47 saves for the Royals from 2013-16.
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.