Brewers reportedly will acquire former Cy Young winner Zack Grienke from KC
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers have a deal in place to acquire former Cy Young winner Zack Greinke from the Kansas City Royals.
Jason Wood, the agent for Brewers minor league pitcher Jake Odorizzi, confimed the deal to The Associated Press on Sunday. His client is included in the multiplayer trade.
The Royals also will receive shortstop Alcides Escobar, outfielder Lorenzo Cain and another player from the Brewers. Cain's agent, Joshua Kusnick, confirmed on his Twitter account that his client is going to Kansas City.
The Brewers also are expected to get shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt from the Royals.
Multiple media outlets reported the deal, which is expected to become official later Sunday.
AP Sports Writer Colin Fly contributed to this report.
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