Brian Bannister has signed a one-year contract with the Tokyo Giants.
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com, Brian Bannister intends to pitch next season.
Brian Bannister has elected to become a free agent.
Brian Bannister has been shifted to the Royals' bullpen.
In his return from the disabled list, Brian Bannister gave up seven runs in 2 2/3 innings in a loss to the Twins on Tuesday night.
Royals activated RHP Brian Bannister from the 15-day disabled list.
Brian Bannister (shoulder) is expected to make one or two more rehab starts at Triple-A Omaha before rejoining the Royals.
Brian Bannister (shoulder) threw two scoreless innings in his first rehab start with Triple-A Omaha.
Brian Bannister (shoulder) will make a rehab start with Triple-A Omaha Monday.
Royals placed RHP Brian Bannister on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 3, with right rotator cuff tendinitis.
Brian Bannister is headed to the bullpen to work on his mechanics.
The Royals will skip over Brian Bannister for at least one and maybe two starts.
Brian Bannister surrendered five runs and 11 hits over six innings Wednesday in a loss to the Twins.
Brian Bannister was shelled for five earned runs in six innings Saturday as the Royals lost to the White Sox.