3 Brewers players who won't survive on roster past MLB trade deadline

These players may see themselves replaced once reinforcements arrive
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Six weeks from the MLB trade deadline, the Brewers are sitting in a good spot. They have a comfortable lead in the NL Central, they have a deep farm system, and have the ability to acquire any player they want to help down the stretch.

Any sort of deadline addition, however, will mean that someone who is currently on the roster will have to be removed from it in order to make room. Some of these players may even be replaced before the trade acquisitions come in.

The Brewers do a lot of moving and shaking with their roster throughout the course of the season and these three players are likely find themselves shuffled out of the roster picture before the deadline is over.

1. RHP Elieser Hernandez

Elieser Hernandez was a recent pickup from the open market. He's currently the last man in the Brewers bullpen and he is out of minor league options. The Brewers needed a fresh arm and Hernandez was available and is a solid, experienced option they can turn to, but his job security is quite minimal.

While Hernandez struggled to an 8.38 ERA with the Dodgers this season, he's been better since signing with Milwaukee. In his first two outings with the Brewers, Hernandez has yet to give up a run in 4.2 IP, scattering just three hits and a walk.

Still, all it would take is a bad outing or two for Hernandez to find himself back on waivers. The Brewers bullpen currently has a lot of arms that Pat Murphy trusts in any situation. Hernandez isn't quite one of them yet. Milwaukee doesn't have much invested in Hernandez either.

When a pitcher gets added, and the Brewers will add at least one during the deadline, Hernandez is easily the most expendable arm on the pitching staff. Hernandez won't make it to August 1st on this active roster and it wouldn't be totally surprising if he didn't make it to July 1st either.