Royals, Betemit agree to terms

Updated: November 12, 2009, 1:30 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have agreed to terms with Wilson Betemit, a 28-year-old infielder who spent last season in the Chicago White Sox organization.

The Royals signed the switch-hitting Betemit to a minor league contract.

He opened last season on the White Sox roster and hit .200 in 20 games, playing first and third base. In 72 games with Triple-A Charlotte in 2009, he hit .241 with 11 home runs and 49 RBIs.


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