Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration with outfielder Jarrod Dyson Tuesday by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract.
The deal is worth $1.225 million, according to the Kansas City Star. Dyson asked for $1.6 million while the team countered with $900,000.
Dyson hit .269 with one homer, 24 RBI and a career-high 36 stolen bases over 120 games in 2014.
The Royals have six remaining unsigned arbitration-eligible players: closer Greg Holland, first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas, outfielder Lorenzo Cain, pitcher Danny Duffy and reliever Kelvin Herrera.