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Royals acquire two players in Podsednik trade

Lucas May

The Kansas City Royals on Wednesday evening traded outfielder Scott Podsednik to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In return, the Royals received Triple-A catcher Lucas May and Low-A pitcher Elisaul Pimentel. Inside, RC breaks down the trade and introduces Royals fans to Kansas City's two newest farmhands.

Scott Podsednik signed with the Royals as a free agent in January. The 34-year-old outfielder hit .310/.353/.400 in 95 games with Kansas City this season, leading the club in at bats (390), hits (121), and stolen bases (30). The Royals held an option for the 2011 season, but that would have been voided once Podsednik exceeded 525 plate appearances, which he was certain to do. The Royals instead...

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