The Kansas City Royals have certainly had some historically terrible acquisitions over the years
Anyone who has been a fan of the Royals for any extended period of time has seen it multiple times. The off-season acquisition of a player another team was dying to get rid of (usually a malcontent), being sold to the Royals fanbase as a game-changing pickup. Every team acquires players that don’t pan out. But no team seems to pick guys up that they pencil in as top/middle of the rotation starters, middle of the lineup bats, or closers that end up embarrassing themselves and the rest of us like the Kansas City Royals. Here, we take a look at the worst of the worst, position by position.
Use the buttons below to scroll through the worst acquisition at each position for the Royals.
Catcher: Benito Santiago (2004)
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Santiago came to town with about as much excitement for playing in Kansas City as Jua...