Kansas City signs Chris Owings from Arizona, can play both infield and outfield

Posted: 5:06 PM, Dec 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-05 23:06:12Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It may be the offseason but the Royals are adding to their roster, signing infielder/outfielder Chris Owings to a one-year deal.

Owings played for Arizona in 2018, hitting .206 in 106 games. He started 46 games in the outfield, nine at third base and eight at second base.

In 2017, Owings hit 12 home runs in just 97 games.

The versatile fielder also has at least 10 steals in each of his last four seasons.

The Royals Major League Reserve List now sits at 37.