Kansas City Royals Photos

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  1. FILE - In this July 7, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton (6) is greeted in the dugout after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the sixth inning of a baseball game, in Chicago. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Kansas City Royals and outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, because the deal was pending a physical. The career .236 hitter's biggest attribute is his speed he stole at least 50 bases four straight seasons before dipping to 34 last season. (AP Photo/David Banks, File)

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    FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton takes off for first base with a single off San Diego Padres relief pitcher Rowan Wick during the seventh inning of a baseball game, in Cincinnati. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Kansas City Royals and outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, because the deal was pending a physical. The career .236 hitter's biggest attribute is his speed he stole at least 50 bases four straight seasons before dipping to 34 last season. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)

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  2. FILE - In this May 30, 2017 file photo Arizona Diamondbacks' Chris Owings drives in a run with a double off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Owings agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, five days after the utilityman was cut loose by Arizona. Owings can earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses as part of the deal announced Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Carlos Febles #52 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates his teams 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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  3. LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 28: Steve Pearce #25 celebrates his first inning two-run home run with Carlos Febles #52 of the Boston Red Sox against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Five of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26: Jackie Bradley Jr. #19 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates his eighth inning home run with third base coach Carlos Febles against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Three of the 2018 World Series at Dodger Stadium on October 26, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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  4. BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 22: Third base coach Carlos Febles and J.D. Martinez #28 of the Boston Red Sox look on during team workouts ahead of the 2018 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Fenway Park on October 22, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 18: J.D. Martinez #28 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with third base coach Carlos Febles after hitting a solo home run in the third inning against the Houston Astros during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 18, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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  5. HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 16: Jackie Bradley Jr. #19 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with third base coach Carlos Febles after hitting a grand slam home run in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros during Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 16, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 14: Former Boston Red Sox player Jonny Gomes throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game Two of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 14, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Tim Bradbury/Getty Images)

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