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Royals trade for two pitchers

Posted: 6:36 PM, Jan 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-29 22:15:38-05
Royals trade for two pitchers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals announced a trade for two pitchers on Monday night.

The team acquired pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer from the Oakland Athletics.

In exchange, the Royals sent designated hitter Brandon Moss and pitcher Ryan Buchter.

On Twitter, Fillmyer said, "Extremely grateful for the opportunity to be part of the Kansas City Royal Family!"

Earlier Monday, the team confirmed it signed Alcides Escobar one-year deal.