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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2. RHP Cal Quantrill

Cal Quantrill has been a great surprise for the Rockies this year. He has a 3.78 ERA in 95.1 IP over 17 starts with 72 strikeouts. The 29 year old righty is positioning himself as one of the more sought after trade targets on a very thin starting pitching market this month.

Quantrill ranks in the 100th percentile in Offspeed run value. He has some nasty pitches and mixes them well to get great results. The Brewers do love elite pitch traits and Quantrill certainly has them, which makes him a very likely person of interest in Milwaukee's pursuit of starting pitching help.

On top of his five pitch mix, Quantrill keeps the ball on the ground, which is key to success in Colorado, and avoids barrels very well. If he were to have the Brewers infield defense behind him, his results should be even better.

Getting away from Coors Field also helps Quantrill. He has a 3.58 ERA in 10 starts on the road this year while he has a still solid 4.05 ERA at home.

Quantrill, like Gomber, also has a year and a half of team control remaining. He's earning $6.55MM this year and is arbitration eligible next year. That will only increase the price to get him, but getting two playoff runs with him may make the risk worth it for the Brewers. Quantrill will cost more than Gomber, but he fits the typical Brewers mold a lot better with his stuff and the results this year pass the eye test.

Quantrill is slated to pitch on Thursday in the series finale against the Crew.