When the Royals made a splash this off-season by acquiring James Shields and Wade Davis from the Tampa Bay Rays, they figured they were getting two above average Major League pitchers that would solidify their rotation right away.
The Kansas City Royals today announced that infielder/outfielder Elliot Johnson was acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays as the player to be named in the December 9, 2012 trade that also sent right-handed pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals.
The Kansas City Royals today announced several 40-man Major League roster moves. Following the moves, the Royals now have 40 players on the club’s 40-man roster.
As if this Royals season hasn’t turned depressing enough, I took a look today at the original crystal ball from 1/1/2012. So much was possible then…
As we sit at the All-Star Break, we take some time to reflect on the Kansas City Royals performance by position in the first half of the season.