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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3. RHP Tobias Myers

The Brewers never planned on Tobias Myers being a big part of their starting rotation mix when the season began. After a myriad of early season injuries, the Brewers called upon the 25 year old to help solidify the group. Overall, he's really done a good job.

Even though Myers has been optioned down and recalled several times, he's made eight starts and has a 3.76 ERA. His last two starts have been exceptional, allowing just one earned run over 14 IP.

Myers' inclusion on this list is less about his performance and more about the Brewers likely bringing in at least one starting pitcher at the trade deadline. Adding an experienced arm to the mix means someone is going to be moved out of the rotation to make room. Of the five current starters, Freddy Peralta, Colin Rea, and Bryse Wilson aren't going to be going anywhere. The two rookies at the back end are Myers and Carlos Rodriguez.

Between Myers and Rodriguez, Rodriguez seems more likely to keep his roster spot because of his high prospect status and high ceiling. As of this article's publication, Rodriguez has just one start under his belt though. As the weeks go on leading up to the trade deadline, performance will determine who gets pushed out of the rotation to make room for whoever is brought in.

Health is also going to play a factor. The Brewers have a number of starting pitchers on the IL who could return from the IL before the deadline happens. Once a player like DL Hall or Jakob Junis or Joe Ross return, Myers also could see his roster spot get chopped. Either way, when August 1st rolls around, right now it's difficult to envision Myers being in this rotation at that time.