Originally written December 10, 2012 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
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 sprints in 30 degree weather tocelebrate! Jeremy Guthrie (@TheRealJGuts) December 10,2012 Johnny Giavotella, Royals second baseman Wait Big Game James and Wade Davis?Yes please! ROYALNATIONJohnny Giavotella (@Gio2bKC) December 10, 2012 Danny Duffy, Royals starting pitcher IM DOIN ONE ARMED CARTWHEELS THRUTHE PLAZA RT@jstumpy18: Hey@dduffkc23,what do you think about the Royals-Rays trade? DannyDuffy (@dduffkc23) December 10,2012 Ken Rosenthal, FOX Sports NL exec: "I saw Shields four times in Sept. Between his stuff, pitchability and stamina that rivals Halladay's, he certainly is a No. 1." Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 10, 2012 Steve Physioc, FOX Sports Kansas City Congrats Dayton Moore! KC now has rotation depth and may not be done dealin yet! @royals have 7-starters without talkin Duff-Lamb-Paulino Steve Physioc (@StevePhysioc) December 10, 2012
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