At the end of July 2014, emergency repairs initiated by Strike-O-Matic’s internal systems revealed the terrible truth of his mission from the future. He had not been sent back in time to help the Kansas City Royals get to the World Series. In fact, he had been sent back to prevent Kansas City from taking the pennant. This compelled Pat Burrell into taking desperate measures, making dramatic changes to the roster. They wanted the team to collapse in 2014, but without ruining the team’s public image or hopes for future seasons.
With this in mind, Burrell attempted to recruit the services of blogger Dave Cameron, but accidentally ended up retaining the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron. It was a mistake anyone could make, but particularly likely when the person put in charge of the deal was Eric Hosmer.
With David Cameron’s help, Pat Burrell retooled the team, trading a number of significant pieces from the ML roster. But more importantly, the team would be handicapped by some rather lineup decisions suggested by PM David Cameron after reading the work of blogger Dave Cameron. The team now looked something like this: