Milwaukee Brewers trade RHP Zach Davies, OF Trent Grisham to San Diego Padres
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers acquired left-handed pitcher Eric Lauer, infielder Luis Urías and a player to be named or cash from the San Diego Padres in exchange for right-handed pitcher Zach Davies and outfielder Trent Grisham.
Urías, 22, spent most of 2019 at Triple-A El Paso, where he batted .315 with 19 HR and 50 RBI in 73 games. He also had two stints with the Padres this past season (4/8-4/20 and 7/20-end) and batted .223 with 4 HR and 24 RBI in 71 games, including 65 starts (39g at SS, 25g at 2B, 1g at 3B). Urías finished the year strong, batting .300 (24-for-80) with 2 HR and 10 RBI in 24 games in September.
Lauer, 24, who was the Opening Day starter for the Padres in 2019, is 14-17 with a 4.40 ERA in 53 games (52 starts) during two seasons in the Major Leagues with San Diego (2018-19). He went 8-10 with a 4.45 ERA in 30 games (29 starts) this past season. Lauer was selected by the Padres in the first round (25th overall) of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft.