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Brewers acquire pitchers Pomeranz, Black in trade with Giants

Drew Pomeranz
Posted at 3:01 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 16:16:41-04

The Brewers have acquired left-handed starter Drew Pomeranz and right-handed reliever Ray Black from the San Francisco Giants for infielder Mauricio Dubon, according to ESPN.

With the Giants, Pomeranz had a 5.68 ERA and has gone 2-9 this season. Black spent his season with the Giants' Triple-A team in Sacramento and joins the Brewers with a 5.16 ERA.

The Brewers have continued to prove they are in the market for pitchers after a season in which they've seen their struggles on the mound.

Mauricio Dubon was a top minor league prospect as an infielder with a .297 batting average and 16 home runs.

Earlier Wednesday, the Brewers traded All-Star first-baseman Jesus Aguilar to the Tampa Bay Rays for pitcher Jake Faria.