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Notable Free Agent Signings

A comprehensive list of Dayton Moore's free agent signings along with contract information.

Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE

The following table represents all the key free agent signings made by Royals General Manager Dayton Moore since he was named to the post on June 8, 2006. Players currently on the Royals 40-man roster are represented in bold.

Date

Player

Terms

12/7/06

Gil Meche

5 yrs/$55M

12/8/06

Octavio Dotel

1 yr/$5M + performance bonus incl. $5.5M option

12/8/06

John Bale

2 yrs/$4M

12/20/06

David Riske

1 yr/$2M

11/28/07

Yasuhiko Yabuta

2 yrs/$6M

12/6/07

Jose Guillen

3 yrs/$36M

12/27/07

Miguel Olivo

1 yr/$2.1M ($2.7M club opt '09, $3.3M mut opt'10)

1/21/08

Brett Tomko

1 yr/$3M

12/11/08

Doug Waechter

1 yr/$0.64M

12/11/08

Horacio Ramirez

1 yr/$1.8M

12/13/08

Kyle Farnsworth

2 yrs/$9.25M ($5.25M club option in '11)

1/9/09

Willie Bloomquist

2 yrs/$3.1M

2/28/09

Juan Cruz

2 yrs/$6M ($4M club option in '11)

12/11/09

Jason Kendall

2 yrs/$6M

12/23/09

Brian Anderson

1 yr/$0.7M

1/7/10

Noel Arguelles

5 yrs/$6.9M

1/8/10

Scott Podsednik

1 yr/$1.75M ($2M club option in '11)

1/25/10

Rick Ankiel

1 yr/$3.25M ($6M mutual option in '11)

12/8/10

Jeff Francoeur

1 yr/$2.5M (mutual option in '12)

12/10/10

Melky Cabrera

1 yr/$1.25M

1/14/11

Jeff Francis

1 yr/$2M

1/15/11

Bruce Chen

1 yr/$2M + $1.5M in performance bonus

11/23/11

Bruce Chen

2 yrs/$9M + $1.5M in performance bonus

11/29/11

J Broxton

1 yr/$4M + $1M in games pitched bonus

12/20/11

Y Betancourt

1 yr/$2M + $0.5M in games played bonus

12/21/11

Jose Mijares

1 yr/$0.925M

11/20/12

Jeremy Guthrie

3 yrs/$25M

12/31/12

Miguel Tejada

1 yr/$1.1M