Found December 21, 2011 on The Outside Corner:
As you may have seen yesterday, the Royals signed shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt, a move that was roundly mocked by, well, everyone. To be fair to the Royals, whoever ended up signing Yuni was going to be ridiculed, he is just one of those players that "informed" fans have come to loathe since he brings almost nothing to the table, yet keeps getting starting jobs in the majors. For non-Royal fans, Betancourt getting signed was an exciting occasion if only because of the comedic potential. Sure, Dayton Moore had his reasons for the move and they might be defensible if we really thought about it. It is just so much easier to just go with the default response of "Ha ha! You signed Yuni!" But KC supporters probably aren't laughing... at least not yet. It isn't like Yuni is the only player that will induce instant derision upon news of his signing, he might be their king, but he definitely isn't alone. With that in mind, let's take a look at who...
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