Sam Mellinger

August 11, 2014 10:23 PM

Royals’ trade for Josh Willingham is reminder of how fast things can change

Josh Willingham’s arrival in the Royals lineup on Tuesday represents much more than an upgrade from Raul Ibanez as the team’s primary designated hitter for as long as Eric Hosmer is on the disabled list and Billy Butler is at first base. For starters, it’s a flashing neon sign of a reminder about how quickly things can change in baseball.

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