Junis, five other pitchers agree to terms with Royals

Jakob Junis, a member of the KC rotation, is now under contract for 2019.
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Six more pre-arbitration-eligible Royals pitchers, including starter Jakob Junis, are under contract after agreeing to terms with the Royals, the team announced Monday.

The pitchers are Junis, Heath Fillmyer, Tim HillTrevor Oaks, Glenn Sparkman and Josh Staumont.

Nine Royals remain unsigned for the 2019 season, including pitchers Conner Greene, Ben Lively and Jorge López, catcher Cam Gallagher, infielders Kelvin Gutierrez and Adalberto Mondesi and outfielders Jorge Bonifacio, Brian Goodwin and Brett Phillips.