Jason Frasor

Royals' Johnny Cueto is in complete command in 7-1 victory over Mets

Royals' Johnny Cueto is in complete command in 7-1 victory over Mets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto was too excited to walk, too amped up to jog. As a raucous crowd chanted his name, Cueto skipped and danced to the mound for the ninth inning. He jumped over the foul line and into greatness, and he was taking his team with him.

He was Johnny Freaking Cueto.

The trade deadline came and went in 2014, with the Kansas City Royals reaching for their first postseason trip in 29 years, and the front office brought in Jason Frasor, a fourth or fifth option for the bullpen.

The trade deadline came and went this year, and the Royals brought in Johnny Freaking Cueto, the kind of golden arm usually dispatched to a metropolis...

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