The Royals actually had a pretty nice season in 2013, even if they didn't make the playoffs. Billy Butler is becoming their huge star, replacing Alex Gordon as Mr. Kansas City. Unless he gets traded, he'll probably be there for a while.
Salvador Perez had another nice season behind the plate, with another All Star nod. Under-the-radar star, I guess?
And Greg Holland was Kansas City's 'middle reliever that plays well this season and this season alone' for 2013. Danny Duffy and Aaron Crow would be proud.
Coming Tomorrow- The Tigers had another nice season, and here are three core members of that team.