Royals sign 11 players to ’16 one-year contracts

The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2016 Major League contracts with pitchers Scott Alexander, Miguel Almonte, Alec Mills and Kyle Zimmer; infielders Cheslor Cuthbert and Raul Mondesi and outfielders Jorge Bonifacio, Brett Eibner, Terrance Gore, Jose Martinez and Bubba Starling.  Consistent with club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Of the players signed today, four of them – Alexander, Almonte, Cuthbert and Gore – have Major League service time and Mondesi made his Major League debut in Game #3 of the 2015 World Series.

The Royals have six players who remain unsigned for the 2016 season: left-handed pitchers Brian Flynn and Matt Strahm; infielders Christian Colon and Ramon Torres and outfielders Reymond Fuentes and Paulo Orlando.