Byline: DENNIS MAFFEZZOLI firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. PETERSBURG -- A month ago, a column in the Kansas City Star suggested the Rays have the kind of team the Royals would love: young, talented and full of potential.
As it turned out, a month later Kansas City has turned into Tampa Bay -- the old Tampa Bay.
The Rays completed a three-game sweep of the American League's worst team, getting a combined shutout from four pitchers in a 2-0 whitewash over Kansas City on Thursday before 10,084 fans at Tropicana Field.
Tampa Bay (48-53) erased the memories of a six-game losing streak with their fifth sweep of the season. In the …