3 players from Colorado Rockies that could help Brewers at MLB Trade Deadline

The Rockies should have some available trade candidates
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It's July. That means trade season is upon us. The Milwaukee Brewers are clear buyers. Their opponent for the next four games, the Colorado Rockies, are clear sellers.

The Rockies sit at 28-55 and are 23 games back in the NL West. They are not going to be anywhere close to making the playoffs this year. However, that doesn't mean they don't have good players to trade.

The Brewers can get some firsthand scouting of these possible trade targets during this week's series. While Colorado has never been known as a hotbed for pitching given the high elevation, they do have some quality pitchers that the Brewers should have some interest in.

The Rockies and Brewers don't make trades often. In fact, the last time the Brewers made a trade with Colorado was 20 years ago in 2004, when the Brewers sent pitcher Marcos Carvajal to the Rockies for cash considerations.

Let's take a look at three Rockies players who could be Brewers by the end of the month.

1. LHP Austin Gomber

Austin Gomber is Monday night's starter for the Rockies and the 30 year old lefty is having a solid, but not spectacular season. Gomber has a 4.63 ERA on the year in 15 starts. He doesn't get a ton of strikeouts and doesn't throw hard, but he can eat up innings and keep his team in the game.

Gomber's best pitch is his changeup. He doesn't give up many walks, and he could benefit from having the Brewers defense behind him.

While his numbers this year don't scream that he'd be the best addition to make in the rotation, the Brewers have shown a knack for getting pitchers to improve. If the front office sees something they like in his profile, they could bring him in for a fairly inexpensive prospect price to lift up the Brewers battered starting rotation.

Gomber is making $3.15MM this year and has another year of arbitration eligibility next year. A year and a half of team control would increase the price a little bit, but that kind of added certainty to next year's rotation group could be beneficial for the Brewers since Brandon Woodruff is going to be coming off missing a whole year and Robert Gasser won't be back until mid-season.