Pulling Apart the Segura Trade

Last week, the Milwaukee Brewers traded shortstop Jean Segura and right-hander Tyler Wagner to the Arizona Diamondbacks in return for right-hander Chase Anderson, infielder Aaron Hill and infield prospect Isan Diaz. The trade has largely been painted as a significant win for the Brewers. Some have considered the deal a pure salary dump, as the […]

Chris Carter

Brewers Sign Chris Carter, Continue Upgrade In Key Area

David Stearns and the Milwaukee Brewers had been unnaturally vocal about their desire to sign a free-agent first baseman this winter. Media reports repeatedly connected Pedro Alvarez to the Brewers, to the point that it seemed inevitable. Of course, Alvarez made a lot of sense for the club, but Stearns changed speeds yet again this winter. […]


Brewers Get Creative, Trade Rogers To Pittsburgh

On Thursday, December 17, the Milwaukee Brewers announced that they traded first baseman Jason Rogers to Pittsburgh for minor-league outfielder Keon Broxton and minor-league righty Trey Supak.  ***** The mark of a successful general manager is often executing the necessary moves with aplomb. Trade near free agents for prospects. Sign bounce-back candidates on minor-league deals. […]


Stearns Shows His Houston Roots In Trading Adam Lind

On Wednesday, the Milwaukee Brewers traded Adam Lind to Seattle for a trio of teenage pitchers who have yet to pitch in full-season ball in the minors and are not ranked in the Mariners’ top-30 prospects by It’s the sort of deal that elicits sighs and groans from the Milwaukee faithful, rather than fist […]

Jonathan Lucroy

Why Hasn’t Jonathan Lucroy Been Traded?

If the Brewers are indeed open to trading him, Jonathan Lucroy could be one of the hottest commodities available on the trade market. Given the fact that very few attractive options on the free-agent market at catcher existed at the beginning of the offseason, it has become even more barren with Matt Wieters acceptance of his qualifying offer […]


The Value of Jonathan Villar to a Rebuilding Team

On Thursday, the Brewers and Astros completed a relatively significant trade (in that it actually involved a Major League player) that sent shortstop Jonathan Villar from Houston to Milwaukee in exchange for minor-league right-hander Cy Sneed. This deal gives the Brewers extra middle-infield depth without sacrificing an impact prospect, which makes it a net positive […]


K-Rod Traded To Detroit: Stearns Has No Favorites

Since acquiring him from the New York Mets in the summer of 2011, the Milwaukee Brewers have inked Francisco Rodriguez to four separate contracts, including the two-year, $13 million deal with a club option that he signed prior to the 2015 season. His inevitable return to Miller Park has been an ongoing joke within the Brewers’ […]


Top-Five Offseason Trade Candidates For Brewers

As the waiver trade deadline comes to a close on Monday, the focus across the baseball community will turn to September call-ups. The Cubs are reportedly poised to promote Javier Baez — who, contrary to popular belief, is not a failed prospect and is hitting .315/.378/.522 with 13 homers in Triple-A this year — while […]