February 7, 2014 11:45 AM

Mike Sweeney returns to the Royals as special assistant

The Royals have re-acquired Mike Sweeney. One of the team’s most popular players during his 13 seasons with the Royals, Sweeney has been hired as a special assistant to baseball operations. Sweeney set the team record for RBIs in a season with 144 in 2000, and he ranks among the club’s top six in 17 offensive categories.

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