The Royals have added a potential power bat for their bench. KC has signed veteran first baseman Carlos Pena to a minor league contract and assigned him to Omaha. Pena hit .209 with eight home runs for Houston before being released on July 31st. The Royals also sent outfielder Quintin Berry to Boston for pitcher Clayton Mortensen.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.