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Royals sign Nolasco to Minor League deal

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SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Royals have signed veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training.

Nolasco will earn $1.5 million if he makes the Major League roster, with a potential $250,000 more in performances bonuses, a source confirmed to MLB.com.

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Royals have signed veteran right-hander Ricky Nolasco to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training.

Nolasco will earn $1.5 million if he makes the Major League roster, with a potential $250,000 more in performances bonuses, a source confirmed to MLB.com.

Nolasco would presumably provide depth for the starting rotation, which is seemingly set with Danny Duffy, Ian Kennedy, Jason Hammel, Nathan Karns and Jakob Junis. He will report to Royals camp on Friday.

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Nolasco, 35, went 6-15 with a 4.92 ERA in 33 starts for the Angels last season.

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

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