Milwaukee Brewers Say Good-Bye to JJ Hardy and Hello To Carlos Gomez

Posted: 6th November 2009 by Jesse Motiff in MLB
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The day that many Brewer fans have been waiting on for over a year has finally arrived. JJ Hardy was traded by the Brewers to the Minnesota Twins on Friday for centerfielder Carlos Gomez. All along it was thought Hardy would be traded for a starting pitcher, but Brewers' GM Doug Melvin obviously had other ideas. Getting a non-pitcher for Hardy is very surprising to most, but Melvin undoubtedly has more moves in his arsenal to improve the team. Hardy fell out of favor with the Brewers this year and was sent to the Minors in August in favor of top prospect, Alcides Escobar. Escobar showed enough in his time with the Brewers that Melvin felt comfortable trading Hardy. On the surface, most will probably think the Twins won this deal. As of today, they probably did. The Twins receive a former A ...

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