Originally written August 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Tampa Bay would have preferred more snow. Instead with temperatures Monday soaring into the mid-90s the Royals roughed up the visiting Rays 11-1 in the makeup game for the May 2 “snowout.” It was a particularly forgettable day for former Royals farmhand Wil Myers who was the main piece in the trade that netted ace James Shields. Appearing for the first time as a big-leaguer at Kauffman Stadium Myers went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. He also misplayed a ball off the wall in right field. “We got crushed so it was tough” said Myers whose average dipped below .300. Fortunately for him not many people were on hand to see it. Fewer than 5000 people clicked through the turnstiles though the official attendance (20546) was much higher and included tickets sold for the original date. The fans who did make it out to Kauffman Stadium undoubtedly enjoyed the romp as the Royals won a second straight game after snapping a seven-game skid Sunday. “The offense looks to me like it’s back on ...

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