The Kansas City Royals have scheduled a a press conference at 4 to announce the recent events of this morning. It has become official the Royals have traded Zack Grienke and Jeremy Jeffress has officially been tabbed as the PTBNL coming to the Royals. Jeffress has a known drug problem, but the Royals were looking into other issues before taking on the pitcher who can reach 102 mph on the radar gun.
In related new the Royals have designated infielder Joaquin Arias for assignment to presumably make room for Jeffress on the 40-man roster. Jeffress will join the Royals bullpen. Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain will also be joining the Kansas City Royals major league roster while Jake Odorizzi will be join Kansas City's Class A affiliate the Wilmington Blue Rocks of the Carolina League.