Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield connects on a single in the seventh inning March 13 against the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield connects on a single in the seventh inning March 13 against the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Arizona. John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com
Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield connects on a single in the seventh inning March 13 against the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Arizona. John Sleezer jsleezer@kcstar.com

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