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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 24: Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates as he crosses home plate after hitting a home run in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 24, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

A’s Sending Ben Zobrist To Royals

The Kansas City Royals have made another big addition for the season’s stretch run, acquiring utilityman Ben Zobrist and cash from the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday for right-hander Aaron Brooks and minor league left-hander Sean Manaea.

97.1 The Ticket–6 hours ago

DENVER, CO - JULY 25:  Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a game at Coors Field on July 25, 2015 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Royals Get Cueto In Trade With Reds

The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 12:  Paulo Orlando #16 of the Kansas City Royals is congratulated by Salvador Perez #13 after hitting a solo home run in the 8th inning during the game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium on July 12, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.  The Royals defeated the Blue Jays with a final score of 10-9.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

After World Series Run, Royals Proving Rebuild Was No Fluke

The Kansas City Royals have proven last year was no fluke.

97.1 The Ticket–07/16/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 22:  Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals breaks his bat on a fly ball out against the Seattle Mariners to end the top of the eighth inning at Safeco Field on June 22, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Blanton, Escobar Lead Royals To 4-1 Win Over Mariners

Joe Blanton retired from baseball last season after he was unable to make it in the minor leagues.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 3:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his two-run home run as he rounds first in the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals on May 3, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Verlander Says MLB Will Have To Answer For All-Star Game Voting; Reliever Calls System ‘Cheap,’ Others Say Social Media Advantage Unfair

“I think if it holds the way it is, Major League Baseball, their hand’s going to be forced to make adjustments,” Verlander said Monday.

CBS Detroit–06/16/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 05: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals hits a triple during the 8th inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium on May 5, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hosmer Still Leads Cabrera In Latest All-Star Game Ballot, Which Includes Eight Royals As Starters

First baseman Eric Hosmer still leads Miguel Cabrera by close to half a million votes.

CBS Detroit–06/15/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 30: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers calls for a challenge to the call on second as Grant Green #10 of the Los Angeles Angels looks on at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 30, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

After Release Of Latest All-Star Ballot Update, Tigers Step Up Twitter Campaign

A possible reason why is that the team is responding to the latest ballot update, which listed seven Royals – and zero Tigers – as starters.

CBS Detroit–06/12/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JUNE 8: Manager Ned Yost #3 and assistant trainer Kyle Turner of the Kansas City Royals check on Jason Vargas #51 after a being hit by a ball during the fifth inning of the game on June 8, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Royals defeated the Twins 3-1. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Royals’ Jason Vargas Takes Liner To The Groin And Completes The Out [VIDEO]

Kansas City and soft-tossing left-hander Jason Vargas then used the Twins’ aggressiveness against them.

97.1 The Ticket–06/09/2015

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 16:  Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning on a double by Billy Butler at Comerica Park on June 16, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Hosmer Passes Cabrera On Latest All-Star Game Ballot

If voting ended Monday, no Detroit Tigers would start the All-Star Game. Hosmer now has a considerable lead over Cabrera.

CBS Detroit–06/08/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 2:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to a game against the Kansas City Royals on May 2, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Cabrera In First Place Among First Basemen In All-Star Voting

Cabrera has a batting average of .333 and an on-base percentage of .441, the best in the American League.

CBS Detroit–06/01/2015

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