18:46: The Brewers will take the full $4.5 million. $ owed to Rosenthal John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle..
16:13: The Brewers acquired a righty Trevor Rosenthal from the Giants, Jon Heyman of The New York Post reports (Twitter link). It’s a very short tenure for Rosenthal in San Francisco, as the Giants just signed the veteran one-year 4.5 million USD transaction on July 21
It remains to be seen when Rosenthal will actually be able to take the mound in Milwaukee, as he has been inactive since 2020. season-ending groin strain, thoracic outlet syndrome surgery, and then just a groin strain. over the past couple of weeks. Rosenthal isn’t expected to be ready to pitch for at least a few more weeks, so early September could be the best-case scenario for his Brewers debut.
When healthy, Rosenthal will be another arm of the Brewers’ bullpen that has seen some pretty unexpected changes over the past two days. Taylor Rogers and Matt Bush were added, and the All-Star Game was just around the corner Josh Hader was made with San Diego in a successful trade that brought Rogers onto the field. Devin Williams now projects as Milwaukee’s closer, with Rogers, Bush and the incumbents Trevor Gott, Brad Boxberger, Hobby Milnerand Brent Suter providing additional support during high-leverage innings.
Another question is how Rosenthal will look when he can play, given his long layoff. After spending all of 2018 due to Tommy John surgery, Rosenthal in 2019 had a 13.50 ERA in 15 1/3 innings but had a 1.90 ERA in 23 2/3 frames last season with the Royals and Padres. This glimpse of his old All-Star form was enough to intrigue the A’s and sign Rosenthal to a one-year, $11 million deal. .
The Giants’ return on the deal is not yet known, though the deal reflects a sudden change in direction for the team over the past few days. July 21 The Giants probably weren’t thinking about flipping Rosenthal, but the team started a seven-game losing streak that day. With San Francisco already hitting the .500 mark, the focus now turns to Sale, joined by Rosenthal There reputation, Curt Casali, Matthew Boyd is leaving town, though plenty of bigger-name Giants trade chips remain.