Royals sign veteran Ponson to minor-league deal

TUCSON, Ariz. | The Royals want to see if veteran right-hander Sidney Ponson has anything left. Ponson, 32, reached agreement Tuesday with the Royals on a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to big-league camp.

Ponson, a right-hander, is an 11-year veteran with a 90-106 record and 4.95 ERA with six different teams. He was 8-5 and 5.04 last season while splitting time with the Rangers and Yankees.

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