Royals add Jeff Francoeur

Updated: December 8, 2010, 4:28 PM ET
Associated Press

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Jeff Francoeur started last season with the New York Mets and wound up in the World Series with the Texas Rangers.

The strong-armed outfielder was on the move again Wednesday, reaching agreement with the Kansas City Royals on a one-year contract for $2.5 million. The deal includes a mutual option for $4 million in 2012 and is subject to a physical.

"For me, I think it's a great fit," Francoeur said during a conference call. "It's a great chance to play every ...

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