Advertisement

 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -The Royals and veteran second baseman Mark Grudzielanek agreed to exercise his $4.5 million option for 2008.
``The Royals are delighted to be able to reach an agreement on a contract extension with Mark,'' Royals general manager Dayton Moore said. ``He is a very impactful part of our baseball team.''
The 37-year-old Grudzielanek is hitting .306 with 26 doubles, five home runs and 40 RBIs in his second season in Kansas City. He won his first Gold Glove award last year, when he hit .297 and led the club with 85 runs.
The 13-year veteran is a career .289 hitter and needs 124 hits to reach 2,000 for his career.

Recent MLB Discussions

Advertisement

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Holliday, Cards try to keep rolling in Miami Between solving usually impenetrable New York closer Jeurys Familia and abusing Miami ace Jose Fernandez, it’s been quite a two-day stretch for the...
Thumbnail Weiss' Rockies embrace road test vs. Mets Yes, Trevor Story continues to obliterate the baseball. Nolan Arenado remains one of the game’s best all-around performers, too. Yet the Rockies are...
Thumbnail Nationals vs. Giants Free Pick The Giants continue to struggle in the second half but will they pull off a surprise upset of the Nationals at 10:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Pirates vs. Brewers Prediction Will the Pirates pull off the small upset versus the Brewers when the two NL Central rivals clash at 8:10PM ET?
Thumbnail Tigers, Astros kick off key weekend set Bloodied but unbowed, the Astros have plenty of reasons to begin this weekend’s series on a positive note.
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Team Pages