Royals acquire Ben Zobrist from Oakland A’s

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals announced on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that they have acquired Ben Zobrist from the Oakland A’s.

The deal is in exchange for pitchers Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea.

The announcement comes just two days after the Royals traded left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed to Cincinnati for right-handed pitcher Johnny Cueto.