The Crimson Sox and Brewers swung a big commerce Wednesday night time simply forward of the lockout, with Boston transport outfielder Hunter Renfroe to Milwaukee for a bundle centered round Jackie Bradley Jr.
Bradley, 31, was a mainstay for Boston from 2013 to 2020, starring defensively within the outfield earlier than the Gold Glover signed a two-year take care of the Brewers final offseason. In 2018, when the Crimson Sox gained a franchise-record 108 video games and the World Collection, he was the AL Championship Collection MVP.
A lifetime .230 hitter by no means recognized for his offense, he struggled much more on the plate in Milwaukee, batting .163 final season with six homers in 134 video games.
Renfroe was a significant shock for the Crimson Sox in 2021, posting profession bests in batting common (.259), runs scored (89), doubles (33), extra-base hits (64) and RBIs (96), whereas slugging 31 residence runs. He tied for the foremost league lead with a career-high 16 outfield assists.
Renfroe, 29, provides energy to Milwaukee’s lineup after Avisail Garcia left for the Marlins and Eduardo Escobar went to the Mets in free company. He shall be a part of a Brewers outfield that features Christian Yelich, Lorenzo Cain and Tyrone Taylor.
The Crimson Sox additionally acquired two minor leaguers from the Brewers, infielders David Hamilton and Alex Binelas.
Binelas is a 21-year-old third-round draft choose who batted .309 with 9 residence runs and 29 RBIs within the low minors final season. Hamilton, 24, hit .258 eight homers and 43 RBIs in 101 video games at Class A and Double-A.
Data from The Related Press was used on this report.