Mike Sweeney to retire with Royals
SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Mike Sweeney wanted to end his career the same way he started it, as a member of the Kansas City Royals.
So the former slugger signed a one-day minor league contract with Kansas City, then officially retired Friday as a member of the Royals.
"I'm walking away with no regrets," Sweeney said during a ceremony near a field at the Royals' spring training complex, with team officials and minor league players in attendance.
The 37-year-old Sweeney was a five-time ...
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