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Brewers Sign Lefty Boone Logan To One-Year Deal With Club Option

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The Milwaukee Brewers and left-handed reliever Boone Logan officially finalized a one-year deal on Wednesday after the two sides agreed to terms on January 5 pending a physical.

Logan’s one-year deal is worth a guaranteed $2.5 million. MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reported per a source that Logan will make $1.875 million in 2018, followed by a 2019 club option of $4.125 million that includes a $625,000 buyout; there’s also $3.25 million in incentives each (potential) year for innings and appearances.

Logan, 33, is a 12-year Major League veteran who’s pitched for five teams. He has a 4.47 career ERA in 619 games- all coming in relief.

The 6’5” southpaw has a 3.91 ERA since 2010, after his first four years (2006-09) saw him post a 5.78 clip. Logan’s best years were with the New York Yankees from 2010-13, as he posted a 3.38 ERA in 256 games.

Logan spent an injury-shortened 2017 for the Cleveland Indians, posting a 4.71 ERA in 38 games spanning 21 innings. The previous year, he posted a 3.69 ERA in 66 games for the Colorado Rockies.

 

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Brewers Discussing Trade for Will Smith

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The Milwaukee Brewers and San Francisco Giants have been in talks regarding a trade that would send left hander Will Smith back the Brewers, according to The Athletic’s Robert Murray.

Per the report, the Giants are interested in second base prospect Mauricio Dubon.

Smith has had a solid season in 2019, pitching to an impressive 2.17 ERA.

No deal is close as of this writing.

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Astros, Brewers Interested in Noah Syndergaard

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New York Mets starter Noah Syndergaard is drawing some interest as the trade deadline approaches.

According to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi, the Houston Astros and the Milwaukee Brewers are two teams that are monitoring Syndergaard as the deadline approaches.

The MLB trade deadline is July 31st.

Per the report, the Mets “aren’t soliciting offers,” and the cost “would have to be high” if they were to move Syndergaard.

Syndergaard, 26, has struggled this season, but a change of scenery may get him back on track. So far this season, he has posted a 4.68 ERA, but has showed ace potential in the past. 

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Brewers’ Gio Gonzalez Suffers Setback

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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Gio Gonzalez has suffered a setback during a recent bullpen session, according to MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy.

Gonzalez, who landed on the injured list back on June 1st due to a dead arm, felt soreness during a bullpens session and isn’t expected to return until after the All-Star break.

Gonzalez, 33, joined the Brewers in late April.

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