Pitcher Brad Penny has been released from a minor league contract by the Kansas City Royals.
Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar likely will miss at least the first two months of the season.
Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez each homered off Johnny Cueto and drove in three runs.
Jose Quintana made it to the 200-inning mark last season. Now the Chicago White Sox lefty wants to add even more to his workload.
Mike Moustakas homered twice, Eric Hosmer added three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 on Sunday.
The Royals and Rangers exchanged four home runs in Surprise, Arizona in Thursday’s Spring Training opener.
The Kansas City Royals will have a handful of nationally televised games on the FOX family of networks.
The Royals have agreed to terms with 10 players not yet eligible for arbitration on major league contracts.
The Chicago White Sox have claimed right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto on waivers from the Kansas City Royals.
Spring training has started in Surprise, Ariz., as the Kansas City Royals get ready for the 2014 baseball season.