Report: Brewers tried to trade Bradley for Blue Jays' Grichuk

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The Milwaukee Brewers discussed a one-for-one trade that would've sent outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for outfielder Randal Grichuk, sources told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic.

Bradley was ultimately dealt to the Boston Red Sox on Thursday for outfielder Hunter Renfroe. The Red Sox also received prospects David Hamilton and Alex Binelas.

The 31-year-old Bradley struggled mightily with the bat in 2021. The former All-Star and Gold Glover slashed .163/.236/.261 with six homers in 134 games. However, he owns a career .732 OPS in eight years with the Red Sox and remains a good defensive player. He's owed $9.5 million in his last season under contract.

Meanwhile, Grichuk is set to earn over $9.3 million in 2022 and 2023 before reaching free agency. The 30-year-old hit 22 round-trippers with 81 RBIs and a .703 OPS over 149 contests last season. He's gone deep at least 20 times in five different campaigns but owns a career .293 OBP across eight years in the majors.

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Report: Brewers tried to trade Bradley for Blue Jays' Grichuk
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