KANSAS CITY, Mo. — According to MLB reporter Robert Murray, the Kansas City Royals and shortstop Alcides Escobar have reached a deal.
According to the report, Escobar must first undergo a physical.
“Escobar wanted to be back and the interest was mutual,” the reporter tweeted.
The 31-year-old hit free agency this offseason. During the 2017 season he had a .250 batting average with 71 runs scored and 54 RBIs.
— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) January 26, 2018