Sunday, December 19, 2010

Royals trade Greinke to Brewers

The Royals acquired a package of prospects from the Brewers on Sunday in exchange for right-hander Zack Greinke, Yuniesky Betancourt and cash. The group of players coming to Kansas City includes shortstop Alcides Escobar, center fielder Lorenzo Cain, right-hander Jeremy Jeffress and right-handed top pitching prospect Jake Odorizzi. Escobar, played his first full Major League season with the Brewers, hit .235 (119-for-506) with 14 doubles, 10 triples, four home runs, 41 RBI and 57 runs scored.

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