Leskanic, whom the Royals acquired last season from the Milwaukee Brewers, had beeen contacted by nine teams following his release from KC. It was believed that he was considering signing with the Braves or Marlins - teams close to his hometown of Orlando, FL.
Leskanic struggled for the Royals this season posting a 8.04 in 15.2 innings of work. However, prior to his release he had pitched 9 scoreless innings.
Braves Interested In Leskanic
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