Enter to win every day in CTNOW's 21 Days of Summer Giveaways. Click here to see today's prize.
Topics

Brayan Pena

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. Kansas City has the best record in the American League after it lost to San Francisco in Game 7 of the World Series last October. But Yordano Ventura has underperformed this year and Jason Vargas will miss the rest of the season after he injured his elbow last week — increasing the need for pitching help. The Royals last won the title in 1985, and the trade was greeted with a loud ovation when it was announced during the third inning of Kansas City's home game against Houston on Sunday afternoon....

Loading

80°