Royals get 12 more deals done as spring approaches

The Royals have agreed to terms with 12 players who will be

making their way to Arizona for the start of spring training later

this month.

Right-handed pitchers Nate Adcock, Kelvin Herrera, Jeremy

Jeffress, Sean O’Sullivan and Blake Wood agreed to terms, the team

said in a statement Friday.

Also agreeing were left-handers Everett Teaford and Ryan

Verdugo, catcher Manuel Pina, first baseman Clint Robinson and

outfielders Jarrod Dyson, David Lough and Derrick Robinsion.

There are 12 unsigned players on the 40-man roster with fewer

than three years of service time: right-handers Louis Coleman, Greg

Holland, Vin Mazzaro and Luis Mendoza; left-handers Tim Collins and

Danny Duffy; infielders Alcides Escobar, Johnny Giavotella, Eric

Hosmer and Mike Moustakas; catcher Salvador Perez; and outfielder

Lorenzo Cain.