Filed under: Stream Royals Royals Offseason Round-Up Rays trade James Shields, Wade Davis to Royals Contributors: SB Nation Kansas City Staff Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Rays trade James Shields, Wade Davis to Royals Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The Kansas City Royals traded away the bulk of their top prospects for the chance to right the rotation. 7 Total Updates Since Dec 9, 2012, 10:02pm CST Follow this stream December 10, 2012 James Shields excited about Royals 'young talent' By Chris White@uzworm James Shields said on Monday that he's excited to be a Royal, and lauded the team's "young talent." December 10, 2012 Dayton Moore: Trade put Royals in position to win By Brandon Worley@brandonworley The Royals general manager stated that winning in the short term was why this trade was made. December 10, 2012 Joe Maddon responds to trade By Dave Ryan Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon talked about Sunday night's blockbuster deal with Kansas City. December 10, 2012 Kansas City, Meet James Shields By Matthew Hays 1 comment / new The Royals went all-in to get James Shields, sending Wil Myers and other prospects to the Rays for Shields and Wade Davis. 1 comment / new December 10, 2012 To deal or not to deal: The Wil Myers Quandary By Matt Conner Royals fans will likely wake up Monday wondering how to feel about the late-night trade between the Rays and the Royals. December 9, 2012 Rob Neyer: 'Worst trade in MLB history.' By Brandon Worley@brandonworley SB Nation's Rob Neyer is not a fan of this potentially one-sided trade. December 9, 2012 Rays trade James Shields, Wade Davis to Royals By Brandon Worley@brandonworley The Kansas City Royals have sent top prospect Wil Myers to the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis.