Podsednik, a longtime leadoff batter, was signed by the Royals on Friday to a one-year, $1.75-million contract for 2010 with an option for 2011. Reportedly, the deal also includes incentives that can boost the deal to about $2 million this year and $2.3 million on the option.
Royals general manager Dayton Moore explained that if Podsednik reaches 550 plate appearances in 2010, the club option for 2011 becomes a mutual option. The deal was finalized after Podsednik underwent a physical examination in Kansas City. …
First, thanks for the dinger in the World Series Pods. It won’t be forgotten.
What’s with the Royals and the Sox each picking up the other’s leftovers though? Remember Horacio? At least Zach Greinke should be happy. He has 1,276 reasons!
BTW, Dan Szymborski has Pods’ KC projection.