Royals agree to terms with Coleman, Collins

Kansas City, MO ( – The Kansas City Royals have agreed to
terms on one-year contracts with pitchers Louis Coleman and Tim Collins for
the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration.

Coleman went 1-0 with a 5.56 ERA in 31 appearances last season with the
Royals. The right-hander is 5-4 with a 3.25 ERA, two saves and 185 strikeouts
in 148 career games with Kansas City.

Collins made 22 appearances with the Royals in 2014, posting a 3.86 ERA and a
0-3 record. The left-hander is 12-17 with a 3.54 ERA in 228 career relief
appearances with Kansas City.