The Royals made a bold move late Sunday night when they sent top prospects Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard to the Tampa Bay Rays for pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis.
Check out how Myers and others reacted to the news on Twitter.
Joe Maddon, Tampa Bay manager
HATE..HATE to lose James and Wade. But this who we are. This is how we have to operate. Excited about the guys we are getting. Joe Maddon (@RaysJoeMaddon) December 10, 2012
David Price, Tampa Bay pitcher
It's all still true...it wasawesome being both wd's and big games teammates!! They will both bemissed David Price (@DAVIDprice14) December 10,2012
Will Myers, newest Tampa Bay Ray
Wanted to thank the Royalsorganization and fans for supporting me so much over the last few years. I'mexcited to join @raysbaseball!Wil Myers (@wilmyers) December 10,2012
Jeremy Guthrie, Royals starting pitcher
6am & just saw the news! BIG GAME James pitching for theRoyals...NEEEEXT!!! I'm jacked, running s...