Royals avoid arbitration with Duffy

Kansas City, MO ( – The Kansas City Royals and left-handed
pitcher Danny Duffy avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract on

The deal is for $2.425 million, according to

Duffy went 9-12 with a 2.53 ERA in 31 games (25 starts) for the Royals last
year. He also appeared out of the bullpen in three postseason games, including
two during the World Series against the Giants.