The Milwaukee Brewers did not execute many major moves during this past offseason, and the one which was arguably most significant took place way back in November. Before Thanksgiving, Slingin’ David Stearns engineered a swap with the San Diego Padres that sent right-hander Zach Davies and outfielder Trent Grisham out west in exchange for infielder Luis Urias, left-hander Eric Lauer, and a player to be named later or cash. Fans of the Cream City Nine have been waiting for months with bated breath to find out what the final piece of that deal would be, but earlier today it was reported by Adam McCalvy that the swap was actually completed back in March. The Padres sent Milwaukee some dollars and cents.
A little baseball news: In March, the Brewers and Padres finalized the PTBNL/cash portion of the pre-Thanksgiving trade that sent Zach Davies and Trent Grisham to SD for Luis Urías and Eric Lauer. The Brewers received cash to complete the deal. (h/t @johnnyc1952 for the nudge.)
— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) May 27, 2020
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