With the trade deadline fast approaching, several moves are being made, especially by the Oakland Athletics who traded away their closer, Tyler Clippard, to the New York Mets yesterday.
Today, the A’s traded away Ben Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals.READ MORE: CAISO Cautiously Optimistic Lights Will Stay On, But Rolling Blackouts Still Possible This Summer
The A’s received right-handed pitcher, Aaron Brooks and left-handed minor league pitcher, Sean Manaea.
The Royals also received cash.READ MORE: Stockton Police Chief Praises Hero Neighbor Who Saved Little Boy During Deadly Shooting
Ben Zobrist is a switch hitter who was batting .268 with 33 RBIs and 6 home runs.
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