According to, 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.