Coming into the 2010 season, most Royals fans were wondering how much longer they’ll have to wait until some of the organization’s highly touted prospects will make their way to Kansas City.

The team has started the season with a 9-14 record, and is in a last-place tie with Chicago in the AL Central. And while the team’s record may be discouraging to most Royals fans, this team could easily be five wins better if not for horrendous bullpen pitching through the first four weeks of the season.

So let’s take a look at a few players, none of them named Aaron Crow or Mike Montgomery, who could very well turn the Royals fortunes around sooner rather than later in 2010.

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