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Milwaukee Brewers Upgrade Outfield - Pro Sports Fandom
The Milwaukee Brewers were a much improved team during the 2017 season. They finished with a 86-76 record. Milwaukee only finished six games back of the Chicago Cubs for the NL Central Title and the Brewers finished only one game back of the Colorado Rockies for the second wild card spot in the National League. Because of Milwaukee’s improvement during the 2017 season, the Brewers have decided to sign outfielder Lorenzo Cain to a five-year deal worth $80 million. Milwaukee has also acquired outfielder Christian Yelech from the Miami Marlins for prospects (OF) Lewis Brinson, (IF) Isan Diaz, (OF) Monte Harrison and (RHP) Jordan Yamamoto. Brinson, Diaz, and Harrison were ranked in the top 10 in the Brewers farm system. Cain is 31 years old and he won the World Series with the Kansas City Royals in 2015. Cain was also in the World Series in 2014 but they lost. His batting average was .300 last season with 15 homeruns and 49 RBI’s, along with 26 stolen bases. Cain is very speedy and he is also a very good outfielder. Yelech is 26 years old and he is about to enter his prime. His batting average last season with the [...]