February 18, 2014 6:00 AM

Orioles’ deal with Jimenez is another sign that Royals, Santana may not reunite

Considering Ubaldo Jimenez was mediocre in 2011 and dreadful in 2012, the four-year, $50 million contract he reportedly agreed to with Baltimore on Monday evening doesn’t exactly look like a bargain – and further illustrated why a reunion between the Royals and free-agent starter Ervin Santana feels so unlikely.

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