PHOTO: Royals step up their billboard game in 2014

The Royals had their best season in two decades last summer, and they appear poised to take another step forward in 2014, perhaps (legitimately) contending for a postseason berth.

In an effort to push their improving product, the team hung this creative billboard somewhere along I-35 in the greater Kansas City area:

Here is the James Shields/Salvador Perezbillboard from last year:

The Shields/Perez billboard is pretty neat, but a two-part billboard can be pretty distracting when you're driving. Give me the sliding Alex Gordon (that's Gordon, right?). Simplicity wins.

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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