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Saturday, July 30, 2016

FANTASY BASEBALL BREAKING TRADE DEADLINE NEWS: ROYALS SNAG BILLY BURNS FROM OAKLAND

So much for being sellers.  The Kansas City Royals pulled a surprise on Saturday when they acquired speedy outfielder Billy Burns from the Oakland A's.  Burns was bought low by the Royals as they pick him up during a season where the leadoff man got demoted to Triple-A after hitting just .234 with 14 steals. 

Analysis:  Interesting move by the Royals who have an eye on rehabilitating Burns and it is a worthwhile gamble for sure. We saw last season that an optimal Burns can score runs, steal bases, and bat for a respectable average.  Whether pitchers adjusted to him or not, Burns struggled badly in 2016.  The move might not mean the Royals still won't move closer Wade Davis or others. 


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