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Based in Kansas City, Missouri, is a Major League Baseball team, the Kansas City Royals. This team has been playing in the Kauffman Stadium since 1973 and won the 1985 World Series. The name of the team derives from the American Royal, a livestock show, horse show, and rodeo held in Kansas City every year. Cheap KC Royals tickets can be found on Cheaptickets.com or at the stadium itself.

As for the star players in the Kansas City Royals, the current most highly paid player in this team is James Shields, who has a salary of 11,000,000 US dollars. Shields is an American professional baseball player who is a right-handed starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals. He pitched for the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball from 2006 to 2012. On December 2012, James Shields was transferred to the Kansas City Royals and set a 13-9 record with a 3.15 earned run average. An All-Star in 2011, Shields is the current team leader in terms of number of strikeouts.

Besides Shields, Alexander Jonathan Gordon has also been one of the star players of the Kansas City Royals. He plays the third baseman for the KC Royals. He played college baseball for the Nebraska Cornhuskers before carving out a professional career in this sport. He has won two Fielding Bible Awards, three Gold Glove Awards, a Brooks Wallace Award, a Dick Howser Trophy, and a Golden Spikes Award and was an All-Star in 2013. He is the second highest salaried player in the Kansas City Royals, with a current salary of 9,000,000 US dollars. Besides this achievement, he has won many exemplary awards for his outstanding performance in 2005.

Another star player of the Kansas City Royals is Jason Matthew Vargas. In 2004, he was recruited by the Florida Marlins. A year later, he made his debut in Major League Baseball. In 2007, he made a record of two career starts with the New York Mets, and in 2009, he was sent to the Seattle Mariners. He signed up with the Kansas City Royals on 21 November 2013 with a four-year US$ 32 million contract. He is a five type pitcher and is regarded as the best major change-up pitcher as per Fangraphs; he is a two-time American League Pitcher of the Month. He is currently the third highest salaried player in the Kansas City Royals, with a salary of 8,500,000 US dollars.