Tejada named to Royals' roster as utility infielder
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 29, 2013
Former AL MVP Miguel Tejada has made the Kansas City Royals' opening-day roster as a utility infielder. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Former AL MVP Miguel Tejada has made the Kansas City Royals' Opening Day roster as a utility infielder. Tejada began Friday with a .353 average and three RBIs in 34 spring training at-bats. Manager Ned Yost made the announcement Friday before the Royals' exhibition game against Cleveland. He will get a $1.1 million, one-year contract when he is put on the 40-man roster. Brett Hayes, the other catching candidate, cleared waivers and must decided whether to accept an outright assignment to Triple-A Omaha or become a free agent. All rights reserved.