KC chatter continues

No deal was considered imminent with the Kansas City Royals, but dialogue continued between the clubs, major league sources told ESPNNewYork.com.

Royals GM Dayton Moore used to be an executive with the Atlanta Braves, and wouldn't mind reacquiring Jeff Francoeur under the right terms. An AL executive suggested the Mets are interested in reliever Kyle Farnsworth (3-0, 2.38 ERA in 34 relief appearances).