Your 2006 World Champion ... Royals?

Thursday, December 22 2005 @ 12:11 PM EST

Contributed by: Mick Doherty

Don't worry, that's not a prediction -- it's a challenge. It is, if you will, today's Question of the Day ...

... what has to happen for the Royals to win the AL Central and go on to a World Championship next season?

Surely signing Reggie Sanders doesn't put them over the top, not quite, so what would?

Official Batter's Box No-Prizes to the best serious suggestions and the best humorous (non-crude category) suggestions. And please, no "Trade Jeremy Affeldt for the Yankees rotation and bullpen plus Sheffield" ideas ... be serious! The Royals DO have a budget, you know!