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Royals' Adding Shields Is Gutsy, Necessary

ESPN.com

People will crush the Royals. People always crush the Royals, and they mostly deserve it after nine straight losing seasons, the last 6-1/2 under general manager Dayton Moore.

But not this time.

Not after obtaining 40 percent of their 2013 starting rotation Sunday night without trading a single major leaguer in their stunning blockbuster with the Rays.

Yes, the Royals gave up four prospects to get right-handers James Shields and Read Full Article »

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