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Royals sign Travis Wood to 2-year, $12 million deal

Royals sign Travis Wood to 2-year, $12 million deal

The lefty is the third ex-Cub to join the Royals this winter. The Royals have agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal with lefty Travis Wood, as first reported by ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. FanRag’s Jon Heyman was first on the terms. Wood will get a chance to compete for the fifth spot in the Royals’ rotation, joining Chris Young, Matt Strahm, Mike Minor and fellow newcomer Nate Karns as candidates behind Danny Duffy, Ian Kennedy, Jason Vargas and recent signee Jason Hammel. In the wake of the tragic death of Yordano Ventura, Kansas City has worked hard to accumulate rotation depth by...

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