The Brewers made a splash a day before the Major League Baseball trade deadline by sending three-time National League reliever of the year Josh Hader to San Diego in exchange for reliever Taylor Rogers, pitcher Dinelson Lamet, and prospects Esteury Ruiz and Robert Gasser.
It’s a move that sent shock waves through Milwaukee.
We asked Brewers fans for their reactions to the trade on social media …
… and let’s just say the reactions were, well, mixed.
Some like the move and the Brewers’ return
With Hader likely gone after the 2023 season as a free agent, some fans like that the Brewers got something in return for him, including a ready-now high-leverage reliever in Rogers and a high-ceiling prospect in Ruiz.
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… and the other end of the spectrum
There are those who scoff at the Brewers, in the middle of a playoff race, losing arguably the best closer in baseball over the past four years.