Royals exercise options on RHP Wade Davis and SS Alcides Escobar
The World Series champions will pay All-Star closer Davis $8 million next season and AL Championship Series MVP Escobar $5.25 million.
The Royals also announced that they had declined the option on Jonny Gomes for the 2016 season, making the outfielder a free agent. The team also declined options on pitcher Jeremy Guthrie and outfielder Alex Rios on Wednesday.
- Xandria James