Kansas City Royals Sign Free-Agent Outfielder Francoeur to One-Year Deal

The Kansas City Royals signed free- agent outfielder Jeff Francoeur to a one-year contract, the Major League Baseball team said.

Francoeur, 26, hit a combined .249 with 13 home runs and 65 runs batted in for the New York Mets and Texas Rangers last season.

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