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Royals Sends D'Andre Toney To The Astros To Complete March Trade

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Take it away Alyson Footer:

Royals blogger extraordinaire, Ranny Jazayerli with Royals fan reaction:

Drafted in the 14th round of the 2011 MLB Draft Toney, 19, played in 43 games last year in Kansas City's rookie affiliate of the Arizona League. Toney split time between centerfield, 21 games, and left field, 20 games. In 173 plate appearances the right handed swinging Toney hit .340/.432/.587:

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 19 Royals ARIZ Rk KCR 43 176 150 32 51 12 5 5 29 7 11 14 28 .340 .432 .587 1.018 88 4 11 0 1 0
1 Season 43 176 150 32 51 12 5 5 29 7 11 14 28 .340 .432 .587 1.018 88 4 11 0 1 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 6/10/2012.

Kevin Chapman was a good enough piece to acquire for Humberto Quintero, currently hitting .262 wOBA, and Jason Bourgeois, currently playing at AAA, but now you throw in a young outfielder with that kind of showing in his professional debut and Jeff Luhnow should be arrested for highway robbery.

First Boston and now Kansas City, West coast General Managers might want to avoid picking up any phone number beginning with 713.