Royals sign Kouzmanoff to minor league contract

The Kansas City Royals have signed third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff to a minor league contract.

Kouzmanoff split time between Colorado and Oakland last season, combining for a .235 batting average with seven homers and 33 RBI.

Over 672 career games with the Indians, Padres, Athletics and Rockies, Kouzmanoff has hit .255 with 85 home runs and 361 RBI.