June 14, 2013 4:40 PM
After a dismal May, the Royals have rebounded this month, winning their series against the Twins, sweeping the Astros and taking two of three from the Central-leading Tigers. They pounded the Rays 10-1 on Thursday, and heading into tonight's game at Tampa, they were only five games behind Detroit. What has keyed their turnaround? James Shields (pictured) and the rest of their starters? The bullpen? Vote in our poll.