Trade grades: Royals add another small upgrade in Melky Cabrera
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? ESPN Insider will provide trade grades for every deal before Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. The trade Kansas City Royals acquire: LF Melky Cabrera Chicago White Sox acquire: RHP A.J. Puckett, LHP Andre Davis Kansas City Royals: C The Royals had won nine of 10 entering Sunday's action and continue to make incremental upgrades to the roster, adding Cabrera after previously upgrading their pitching depth by getting Trevor Cahill, Ryan Buchter and Brandon Maurer in a deal with the Padres. These aren't splashy names, but I love the effort from general manager Dayton Moore, who's doing what he can with a weak farm system to trade from. The Royals have been winning despite getting no offense from left field or shortstop and not much from their designated hitters. ...
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