Load More … At the moment, he would appear to be in line to be San Diego’s fourth outfielder. Zach Davies signed a 1 year / $5,250,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $5,250,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $5,250,000. Davies's adjusted salary with the San Diego Padres is $1,944,444 (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images) Zach Davies has become the unforgotten piece of the San Diego Padres trade …
It's either Greg Garcia or waning veteran Ian Kinsler at the keystone without another transaction. The trade is now official, and we’re hearing David Stearns’ comments on why the deal was made — and he was brutally honest in his assessment of how Orlando Arcia had been performing at shortstop: Stearns said Urias' position with the Brewers is TBD, but they like him all over the infield, including 3B. SAN DIEGO -- The Padres entered the offseason in search of outfield help and starting pitching. Meanwhile, Lauer will join Milwaukee’s rotation to help replace Davies.
Brewers trade Zach Davies, Trent Grisham to Padres for SS Luis Urias, LHP Eric Lauer New, 595 comments David Stearns takes his first swing … The Padres entered the offseason in search of outfield help and starting pitching. He's yet to hit at the big-league level, but Urias has slashed .305/.403/.511 with 49 doubles, 11 triples, 28 homers and 10 steals in 196 Triple-A games. Davies, 26, was 10-7 with a 3.55 ERA (125 ERA+), 1.29 WHIP and 102 strikeouts against 51 walks in 159 2/3 innings last season. SAN DIEGO -- The Padres entered the offseason in search of outfield help and starting pitching. They landed both in a trade with the Brewers on Wednesday. At his age, there's still plenty of time to grow as a big leaguer. The Brewers and Padres have completed a four-player trade involving some notable young talent the day before Thanksgiving. Too often last year, they turned to bullpen games and unproven prospects. But that didn’t stop the San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers from pulling off a four-player deal on Wednesday. Prior to last season, MLB.com had Urias as the 23rd-best prospect in all of baseball while Baseball America had him at 31 and Baseball Prospectus had him 17th. The Padres have reportedly made their first move of a pressure-filled offseason, acquiring right-hander Zach Davies from the Brewers along with outfielder Trent Grisham. “He had a tremendous season last year and made some real adjustments. Grisham saw time at all three outfield spots this past season. Still, he started 30 games (8–10) and posted a 4.45 ERA with 138 strikeouts, a 1.396 WHIP and an ERA+ of 95. A lefty with a knack for reaching base, Grisham batted .404 with a 1.330 OPS against righties at Triple-A San Antonio last season. Grisham is surely expendable given the state of their outfield and their farm system. section: | slug: padres-zach-davies-dealt-to-san-diego-in-four-player-trade | sport: baseball | route: article_single_fantasy | MLB Network's Jon Morosi was first to report on the trade. 0 comments « Previous Page. Pitcher Zach Davies and outfielder Trent Grisham are on their way from Milwaukee to San Diego while the Brewers will receive infielder Luis Urias and pitcher Eric Lauer. MLB Network's Jon Morosi was first to report on the trade. Urias has long been one of San Diego’s top prospects but has been pushed to second base from shortstop by Fernando Tatis Jr. He’s seen time in the majors the past two seasons but hasn’t established himself as an offensive threat, hitting just .221 with an OPS of .649. It didn't come cheap. However, Lauer is under team control through the 2024 season while Davies will be a free agent after the 2021 season. Milwaukee Brewers bring more than 50 prospects to Fall Instructional League. But that righty-heavy group -- which features Wil Myers, Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot -- struggled to hit righties. Davies delivered a career-best 3.55 ERA across 159.2 innings in 2019, but his weak 5.7 K/9 limited his appeal from a fantasy perspective. Lauer, being a former 1st-round draft pick, also has plenty of upside as he continues to develop. Then again, “suddenly” probably isn’t the right word. The key, though, is that he gives the team another option at shortstop. As much as the Padres would like to add a front-line starting pitcher this winter, they also need to bolster their rotation depth. As things stand, he figures to be in the Brewers' rotation as their lone southpaw. In this case, it's just a good baseball trade that fits for both clubs.”, • 5 lingering questions after the Padres' busy day. 6-keys: media/fantasynews/mlb/reg/free/stories. Davies is also coming off the best season of his career, going 10-7 with a 3.55 ERA in 31 starts. For Milwaukee, this is a somewhat surprising trade. This is, obviously, surprising for a lot of reasons. Sometimes, there are deals because someone's getting toward free agency, because clubs are contending or not contending. Our own R.J. Anderson took a closer look at Grisham's upside during the final month of the regular season. With the Brewers, he’ll have a chance to supplant shortstop Orlando Arcia, who has disappointed offensively the past two years and could be a non-tender candidate. He'll at least benefit from a change in home field from hitter-friendly Miller Park to the more forgiving Petco Park, which should aid Davies' chances of delivering another sub-4.00 ERA in 2020. Without any rumors providing warning, the Milwaukee Brewers have reportedly swung a massive deal, trading Zach Davies and Trent Grisham to the San Diego Padres for shortstop prospect Luis Urias and left-handed starting pitcher Eric Lauer.
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It didn't come cheap. SUBSCRIBE NOW Only $3 for 3 months. They landed both in a trade with the Brewers on Wednesday. It's also possible the Brewers put one of the three (likely Urias, I'd guess) at third base, but it's pretty early in the offseason. 3:31 pm ET, WATCH: Betts robs Freeman of homer in NLCS Game 7, Dodgers' Seager wins NLCS MVP after monster series, Braves make costly gaffe on bases in Game 7 loss, Arozarena wins ALCS MVP after 4 HRs vs. Astros, Jeter: Marlins pick to up club option on Marte, Marlins part ways with longtime executive Hill. Pitcher Zach Davies and outfielder Trent Grisham are on their way […] It's possible this move puts Urias as Milwaukee's starting shortstop and moves Orlando Arcia to the bench. at But that didn’t stop the San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers from pulling off a four-player deal on Wednesday. Both teams announced the move Wednesday afternoon. “This is one of those trades -- and they don’t come across all that often -- where you really are lining up on team needs with another team,” Stearns said. In Grisham, San Diego addresses another key offseason need–outfield depth. Padres' Zach Davies: Dealt to San Diego in four-player trade. Milwaukee may decide to play Urias at short while they wait for him to flash the hitting skill he showed in the minors (.315, 19 HRs, 50 RBIs in 73 games in AAA). Here's the deal: Brewers get: IF Luis Urias, LHP Eric Lauer, player to be named or cashPadres get: OF Trent Grisham, RHP Zach Davies. He’s spent the last four seasons as one of the most consistent pieces in Milwaukee’s rotation. Davies is under contract for two more seasons, which means the pitching swap is a short-term play for the Padres. https://t.co/38uvsxhgMM. Davies is undoubtedly the most established of the four players who are on the move. Sign up for a FREE Trial Consultation to start working with Legendary Sports Bettor Jon Price. “He's got a really good mix, he's a strike-thrower, and he's had some really quality seasons,” Preller said. Preller said. They are also betting that Urias can finally reach his full potential if given a chance to play every day while presumably giving up on Arcia. They landed both in a trade with the Brewers on Wednesday. All Rights Reserved.