Oakland Athletics' Ben Zobrist swings for an RBI sacrifice fly against the Kansas City Royals in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

A’s sending Ben Zobrist to Royals

The Kansas City Royals have made another big addition for the season’s stretch run, acquiring Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics.

Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer, left, is congratulated by Mike Moustakas, center, after Hosmer hit a three-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Cody Anderson in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 27, 2015, in Cleveland. Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain, right, scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Royals roll past Indians, 9-4

The Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians.

Houston Astros pitcher Scott Kazmir throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Royals shutout by Kazmir and Astros

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Scott Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his Houston debut, leading the Astros to a 4-0 win over the Kanas City …