Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports that the Marlins are close to signing Edinson Volquez to a two-year contract.
Edinson Volquez will not be given a one-year, $17.2 million qualifying offer from the Royals.
Edinson Volquez has declined his portion of a $10 million option for 2017.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Royals are expected to decline Edinson Volquez's $10 million mutual option for 2017.
Edinson Volquez surrendered five hits, three runs and four walks over five innings Saturday in a no-decision against the Indians.
Edinson Volquez surrendered four earned runs over 2 2/3 innings but the Royals beat the Tigers on Sunday.
Edinson Volquez limited the Indians to one run over 6 2/3 innings but had to settle for a no-decision Tuesday.
Edinson Volquez was knocked around to the tune of nine runs -- eight earned -- over 3 1/3 innings in a loss to the Athletics on Thursday.
Edinson Volquez struggled in a no-decision against the White Sox on Saturday, allowing four runs on nine hits over his five frames.
Edinson Volquez allowed four earned runs over 6 2/3 innings Sunday in the Royals' loss to the Tigers.
Edinson Volquez allowed nine hits and four runs over 3 1/3 innings against the Yankees on Tuesday.
Edinson Volquez allowed two unearned runs over five innings of work in a win over the Marlins on Thursday.
Edinson Volquez allowed four runs in 4 1/3 innings Friday against the Twins.
Edinson Volquez gave up 10 hits and four runs over six innings Tuesday against the White Sox.