"We actually spoke today, I'll be very candid with you," Royals general manager Dayton Moore said on Friday, "and I don't think it's going to be anything we can work with."
Moore acknowledged that he chatted with Santana's representative, Jay Alou.
"Nothing's changed on our end," Moore said.
So Santana is still not a fit for the Royals?
"I think right now it's probably not," Moore said.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.