The Royals were a little busier over the last week, reportedly signing pitchers Bobby Parnell and Jonathan Sanchez – yes, that Jonathan Sanchez – to minor league deals. Then they traded a minor league pitcher for catcher-turned-outfielder-slash-likely DH Peter O’Brien.
We talked about how likely any of these moves are to impact the 2017 Royals, spending a lot of time on the O’Brien acquisition and the slight shift in philosophy it signals. Or does it? With O’Brien in the fold and Jorge Soler acquired last month, the Royals have added to whiff-heavy power hitters to the lineup.
And they may not be done yet. We checked out a couple of other potential moves that may still happen this offseason.
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