Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star tells us that David DeJesus is currently waiting to hear if the Royals plan to exercise his $6 million option for next season.
would like to know,” he admitted, “but I haven’t heard anything yet. I
want to be around a little longer, … Hey, let’s do it.”
needed surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb after he
crashed into the outfield wall at Yankee Stadium on July 22. The
30-year-old outfielder expects to begin hitting off a tee in the next
few days and hasn’t ruled out a return before the end of the season. He
was batting .318/.354/.443 with five home runs and 37 RBI before
suffering the injury.