The deal wasn’t popular at the time, but the Royals’ defense got a big boost when the club acquired outfielder Lorenzo Cain (above) and shortstop Alcides Escobar from Milwaukee in a trade that sent pitcher Zack Greinke to the Brewers.
The deal wasn’t popular at the time, but the Royals’ defense got a big boost when the club acquired outfielder Lorenzo Cain (above) and shortstop Alcides Escobar from Milwaukee in a trade that sent pitcher Zack Greinke to the Brewers. Photos by JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star
The deal wasn’t popular at the time, but the Royals’ defense got a big boost when the club acquired outfielder Lorenzo Cain (above) and shortstop Alcides Escobar from Milwaukee in a trade that sent pitcher Zack Greinke to the Brewers. Photos by JOHN SLEEZER The Kansas City Star

Sam Mellinger: Royals’ fortunes turned when team focused on defense

April 04, 2015 5:00 PM