Padres, Brewers Strike Multi-Player Swap
By Jeff Todd | November 27, 2019 at 9:57am CDTThe Padres and Brewers have torn open a peaceful exchange advertise with a fascinating swap of youthful major leaguers. Outfielder Trent Grisham and righty Zach Davies are making a beeline for San Diego, with second baseman Luis Urias and southpaw Eric Lauer going to Milwaukee in return.
This is an uncommon requirement for-need, esteem for-esteem exchange. For the Friars, Grisham could match with Manuel Margot in focus field and at last move to a corner spot when top possibility Taylor Trammell is prepared. Both he and Urias have appeared yet not yet collected a full period of MLB administration. In the interim, Davies will speak to a strong revolution piece. He’s anticipated to gain $5.0MM in his second-to-last period of group control.
On the opposite side, the Brewers currently seem to have a twofold play accomplice for Keston Hiura. Signs are that the club will use Urias at shortstop. Regardless of whether there’s still space for Orlando Arcia is not yet clear. The 24- year-old Lauer could convey strong innings for a considerable length of time to come. While he’s not as built up as Davies, the southpaw has demonstrated well right off the bat in his profession and stays leveled out through the 2024 season.
Generally, 2019 was somewhat of a fantasy season for Grisham. The previous first-rounder at long last turned the corner at the plate, rounding up the upper minors (.300/.407/.603) to gain his way up to the majors.
Grisham wound up observing huge time in the major alliances for the postseason-qualifying Brewers. He wasn’t actually a moment star, however turned in a tasteful .231/.328/.410 cut in 183 plate appearances while contributing profoundly reviewed defense. Unfortunately, the season finished on an acrid note, as Grisham submitted an exorbitant mistake that solidified the Brewers’ Wild Card emergency.
Jon Morosi of MLB.com (Twitter connect) broke the arrangement, with Jeff Passan of ESPN.com (by means of Twitter) and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic (Twitter interface) including key subtleties.