Royals sign left-hander Doug Davis to Minor League deal

KANSAS CITY, MO (May 12, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals signed veteran left-handed pitcher Doug Davis to a minor league contract.  Davis will begin his Royals career in Surprise, Ariz., at extended spring training before being assigned to Triple-A Omaha.

Davis, 36, is 92-108 with a 4.44 ERA in 306 games, including 286 starts, over 13 seasons with the Texas Rangers (1999-2003), Toronto Blue Jays (2003), Milwaukee Brewers (2004-06, 2010), Arizona Diamondbacks (2007-09) and Chicago Cubs (2011).