Jim Bowden of ESPN is reporting that the Kansas City Royals are in talks to trade RF Jeff Francoeur to the Cleveland Indians or the Cincinnati Reds.
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The Royals motives behind the shopping of Jeff Francouer - The promotion of phenom OF Wil Myers to Kansas City from triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers.
With previous comments from the Royals front office, the Royals will require Major League level talent in any trade in 2012.
With the Royals' previously stated trade-deadline plans and the assumption the Royals like the offense they have put together for the 2013 season, here are a few pitchers who could become Royals in a deal for Jeff Francoeur (purely my speculation):
Homer Bailey (8-6, 3.93ERA) - We know how Dayton Moore loves to take a chance on pitchers. Bailey can be great and can be horrible... Remind you of anyone else in the Royals rotation? Bailey is arbitration ...