August 26, 2013 6:35 PM

Unlike others, this Royals team didn’t take the day off

If ever there was a game for major-league ballplayers to skate through, it happened on Monday, when fewer than 5,000 showed up for a makeup game between the Royals and Rays at Kauffman Stadium. This Royals team is a difficult bunch to figure, but one thing you can say, generally, is that the effort has been there. This hasn’t always been true.

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