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Brewers give Craig Counsell contract extension

Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell has agreed to a three-year contract extension, the organization announced Wednesday. Counsell is now signed through the 2023 season. "We are pleased to extend the contract of one of the best managers in the game…

Eric Thames signs with Nationals

Former Brewers first baseman Eric Thames has signed a one-year deal with the Nationals for $4 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Thames spent three seasons with the Brewers and hit around .237 with 72 home runs. The…

Brewers reportedly sign first baseman Justin Smoak

The Brewers have added switch-hitting first baseman Justin Smoak on a one-year, $5 million deal, according to MLB insiders Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal.Rosenthal reports the deal also includes a $5.5 million club option for 2021.The 33-year-old switch hitter hit…

Brewers sign Eric Sogard to 1-year deal

The Brewers have signed versatile infielder Eric Sogard to a one-year deal worth $4.5 million that also includes a club option for 2021. The deal is pending a physical.Sogard played for Milwaukee from 2017-2018 and spent last season with the…

Brewers sign LHP Brett Anderson to 1-year deal

The Brewers confirmed Friday that they had signed left-handed starting pitcher Brett Anderson to a one-year deal. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the deal is for $5 million, with another $2 million in performance-based bonuses. Anderson made 31 starts…

Brewers find new catcher landing Narváez from Mariners

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired catcher Omar Narváez from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor-league pitcher Adam Hill and a comp pick in the 2020 amateur draft. Narváez becomes Milwaukee's replacement for Yasmani Grandal, who signed with the Chicago…

Brewers part with Travis Shaw, Jimmy Nelson, 3 others

The Milwaukee Brewers declined to offer contracts to Travis Shaw, Jimmy Nelson and three others, making them free agents. Pitchers Alex Claudio and Junior Guerra and infielder Tyler Saladino were also released by a Brewers club that's parted with a…

Mike Moustakas to sign 4-year, $64 million deal with Reds

Former Brewers third baseman Mike Moustakas is signing a four-year, $64 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds, per ESPN's Jeff Passan. Moustakas is the second major departure from the Brewers via free agency. Last month the Brewers lost catcher Yasmani…

Brewers trade Zach Davies, Trent Grisham to Padres

The Brewers have traded Zach Davies and Trent Grisham to the Padres for infield prospect Luis Urias and lefty pitcher Eric Lauer, according to multiple outlets.Urias came into 2019 as a top 20 prospect in the MLB who can play…

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