Kansas City adds more help for a final run, bringing back Melky Cabrera to the outfield mix.
On the 18th episode of the DFA podcast, it’s time to talk about all those medium-sized deals that are part and parcel of deadline season. The Padres and Royals swap intriguing pitchers, Jaime Garcia (finally) heads to Minnesota, and the Red Sox add two third basemen: one from within and one from without.
San Diego is always selling, so Kansas City added three pitchers for what might be one last run.
The Royals weren’t assured of being buyers when we thought this idea up, okay?
Go out on your collective shield or give a boost to the inevitable rebuilding process?
When you’re the worst offense in baseball, there’s a lot of room for improvement.
Lorenzo Cain has never been a patient hitter, but perhaps his early walk-drawing this season is a sign of change.
Freespending Royals? Pennypinching Yankees? Maybe!