November 30, 2023

Yankees trade Jake Bauers to Brewers for minor leaguers

NEW YORK — First baseman/outfielder Jake Bauers was traded from the New York Yankees to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday for minor league outfielders Jace Avina and Brian Sánchez.

The 28-year-old Bauers hit .202 with 12 homers and 30 RBIs in 84 video games and 272 plate appearances this yr for the Yankees. He was known as up April 29 when Aaron Judge strained a hip and for intensive taking part in time due to accidents to different New York regulars.

A veteran of 4 main league seasons, Bauers has a .211 common, 309 homers and 140 RBIs in 412 video games for Tampa Bay (2018), Cleveland (2019, 2021), Seattle (2021) and the Yankees.

Bauers is eligible for arbitration and certain to get a wage of $1.5 million to $1.75 million.

Avina, 20, hit .233 with 14 homers, 50 RBI and 10 steals in 99 video games this yr for Class A Carolina. He was a 14th-round draft decide by the Brewers in 2021.

Sánchez, 19, batted .297 with 7 doubles, 4 triples and no homers in 33 video games with the Dominican Summer League Brewers this yr.