According to KCRoyals.com, twelve players, including first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and relievers Greg Holland and Tim Collins, signed one year contracts with the Royals. Holland signed for $539,500, Collins for $534,500, Hosmer for $528,250 and Moustakas for $524,500.
The others were infielders Elliot Johnson, $520,500, and Johnny Giavotella, $494,000; outfielders Lorenzo Cain, $503,175, and David Lough, $491,625; and pitchers Kelvin Herrera, $508,175; Danny Duffy, $505,125; Will Smith, $496,500, and John Lamb, $490,000. The minimum salary is $490,000.
That leaves the Royals down to five unsigned pitchers on the 40-man roster, including: Francisley Bueno, Aaron Crow, Louis Coleman, Luis Mendoza and Guillermo Moscoso.