3:25 AM EST, Thu December 18, 2014
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Eddie V to KC

If you were holding out hope for Edinson Volquez to come back, it’s time to move on. Volquez agreed to a 2-year, $20 million deal with the Royals on Wednesday, doubling the length and annual money he earned in his one year with the Pirates. It’s a shame that his tenure with the Bucs ended […]
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Royals | Edinson Volquez signs with Royals

Updating a previous report, free-agent SP Edinson Volquez (Pirates) signed a two-year, $20 million contract ...

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