MLB trade rumors: Brewers, Giants ‘engaged in discussions’ about reliever Will Smith

first_imgThe Brewers could be moving closer to acquiring a reliever.Milwaukee is engaged in discussions with the Giants about a potential deal for Will Smith, according to a report from The Athletic, which cites unidentified league sources. The teams are scouting each other, but no trade is imminent as of Monday, the report says. MLB trade rumors: Madison Bumgarner draws interest from four key teams The 30-year-old left-hander was named to his first All-Star team earlier this month. He holds a 2.17 ERA and has recorded 23 saves for the Giants so far this season.Smith missed all of 2017 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. Related News “To have this kind of success, I don’t know if I ever really thought it’d be this good,” Smith said in late June, via “But it feels good that your hard work pays off.”Smith previously pitched with the Brewers from 2014-16 before the team traded him to San Francisco.“I enjoyed my time (in Milwaukee),” Smith said. “The city is awesome. It’s just big enough; it’s not this crazy huge city. You walk around town and people won’t bug you, they’ll just say hi. It’s really nice. But if that happens, it happens.” MLB trade rumors: Dodgers interested in Giants closer Will Smith MLB trade rumors: Astros monitoring the market for a starter, interested in Robbie Ray The Brewers enter play Monday with a 48-46 record. They’re 1/2 game behind the Phillies for the second wild-card spot and trail the Cubs by 2 1/2 games in the National League Central.The Giants, meanwhile, are 43-49 and are expected to explore moving starter Madison Bumgarner, as well.last_img

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