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08.26.2012 | | Posted at 09:42 PM
By Nicole
Apparently the trade rumors that surfaced with Corey Hart's name this trade deadline left Corey worried he'd be shipped somehwere else, so he took the initiative and had his agent tell Doug Melvin and the Brewers that he wants to stay a Brewer for life. In doing so, he'll likely take a decent sized pay cut. Prior to his move to first base this season, the player most comparable to Hart was Andre E...
07.26.2011 | | Posted at 08:22 AM
By Nicole
As the trade deadline looms, JS' Tom Haudricourt reports that Doug Melvin is working the phones, even on off days, trying to see what the market is like. Most fans are expecting the Brewers to be looking for a replacement short stop for Yuniesky Betancourt. Sometimes called the worst player in the majors, Yuni's poor defense has been much maligned this season. Add the struggles of Casey McGehee an...
09.01.2010 | | Posted at 10:58 AM
By Nicole
With the Brewers taking on the first-place Reds this week it’s been a good time to take stock of the trade the two teams made a few weeks ago. Looking for more power, the Reds traded for Jim Edmonds. The Brewers got Chris Dickerson in return. Edmonds had seen a lot of time in the field for the Brewers then we would have expected from a fourth outfielder. The trade to a team with post-season h...
08.01.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Brewers were close to three-team deadline deal  from Adam McCalvy's blogThe Brewers were so close to completing what general manager Doug Melvin called a "big," three-team trade for a pitcher ahead of Friday's nonwaiver Trade Deadline that Ken Macha tuned into the MLB Network in the visiting manager's office at PETCO Park and waited to see the news break.It never did.The deal fizzled, and the pit...
08.01.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
It’s cool when we trade for a guy that we unceremoniously dumped before last season.Dodgers trade RHP Vargas to BrewersTHE ASSOCIATED PRESSMILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have reacquired reliever Claudio Vargas from the Los Angeles Dodgers.The Dodgers got minor league catcher Vinny Rottino in the trade Friday between playoff contenders.The 31-year-old Vargas was 0-0 with a 1.64 ERA in eight g...
07.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Phillies land Cliff LeePhiladelphia got Cliff Lee and OF Ben Francisco from Cleveland in exchange for four minor leaguers - a single-A RH, and a triple-A pitcher, catcher and SS.The deal is pending medicals.Seattle and Pittsburgh in 7-player dealThe Mariners got SS Jack Wilson and pitcher Ian Snell and the Pirates received Ronny Cedeno and former number one draft choice P Jeff Clement as well as t...
07.19.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
  The most interesting part of the below article is the comment that Lopez will join the team in Pittsburgh tomorrow and a corresponding roster move will be announced. Here's hoping that the only thing to announce is sending Mat Gamel back to the minors so he can get regular playing time and at-bats. He took another strikeout looking today and it sure seems the limited time at the plate has sha...
08.13.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Looks like pitcher Micah Owings is one of the Players To Be Named Later in the Adam Dunn deal and will be heading to the Reds. Read it here. ...
07.06.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
ESPN.com story here SI.com story here Everything is pending paperwork and medical records - all the formalities. The word is that it's C.C. Sabathia for Matt LaPorta, minor-league pitchers Zach Jackson and Rob Bryson and a "yet-to-be-named" fourth player, who is likely to be Taylor Green, but has not been yet named because the Indians are deciding if he can be made into ...

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