Royals sign Wang to Minor League deal

Royals sign Wang to Minor League deal

KANSAS CITY -- The Royals once again have reached for a comeback project, signing 35-year-old right-hander Chien-Ming Wang to a Minor League deal.

As first reported by Yahoo Sports, the deal has a $1 million base, with potentially $1.75 million in incentives.

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Wang last pitched in the Major Leagues with the Blue Jays in 2013, finishing 1-2 in six starts with a 7.67 ERA.

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Since then, Wang has pitched in the Minors for the Reds, White Sox, Braves and Mariners. Last year between Triple-A Tacoma (Mariners affiliate) and Triple-A Gwinnett (Braves affiliate), Wang went 6-11 with a 5.88 ERA in 130 innings.

Wang won 19 games in back-to-back seasons in 2006 and '07 for the Yankees.

Jeffrey Flanagan is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @FlannyMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.