MILWAUKEE (WSAW) -- The Brewers have bolstered their starting rotation by trading for Drew Pomeranz from the Giants. Milwaukee sends Mauricio Dubon to San Francisco. The Brewers also add right-handed reliever Ray Black in the deal.
Pomeranz has struggled this season with a 5.68 ERA with 92 strikeouts in 77.2 innings pitched. This is just two years removed from a season where the 30-year-old finished with a 3.32 ERA. His contract is up after this season.
Black has been up-and-down between Triple-A and the majors this season. The 29-year-old has pitched in two games in the majors this season with a 4.50 ERA and 5 strikeouts.
Dubon ranks 3rd in the Brewers prospect rankings according to MLB.com. He's a utility player who has hit .297 with 16 home runs in the Brewers Triple-A affiliate in San Antonio.