Originally written on i70baseball  |  Last updated 11/19/14

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 19: Third baseman Troy Glaus #25 of the Anaheim Angels strikes out as catcher Benito Santiago #33 of the San Francisco Giants throws the ball back to pitcher Tim Worrell in the eigth inning of game one of the World Series on October 19, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Giants defeated the Angels 4-3. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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) ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 8 Santiago came to town with about as much excitement for playing in Kansas City as Juan Gonzalez d...
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