ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 25: Khris Davis #18 of the Milwaukee Brewers celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium on September 25, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
The Milwaukee Brewers are getting a both a pitching and catching prospect from the Oakland A's, but are giving up their starting left fielder.
The Brewers announced they are trading Khris Davis for minor league prospects Jacob Nottingham, a catcher, and pitcher Bubba Derby.
Last year, Davis hit .247 with 27 home runs and 66 RBI for the Brewers. In three years, he produced a .250 average with 60 homers and 162 RBI in 321 games.
In Class High A Stockton, Nottingham played 43 games. He hit .299 with 3 homers and 22 RBI. GM David Stearns had him in the Astros system for three years.
Derby played for the A's rookie league team in Arizona and with Vermont in the lower A level. He went 1-1 with a 1.21 ERA in 14 games.
As 620WTMJ Brewers Radio Network voice Jeff Levering explains...
Davis deal paves way for Domingo Santana to play in LF every day...CF job up remains intriguing. #Brewers— Jeff Levering (@JLevering4) February 12, 2016
Davis deal paves way for Domingo Santana to play in LF every day...CF job up remains intriguing. #Brewers
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