Brewers: 8 Hitters The Brewers Could Target In The Final Hours Of The MLB Trade Deadline

The Brewers are on the search for one more bat, and it's likely one of these options
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3. Mark Canha, OF, Mets

The Brewers have been connected to Canha in rumors as well. He's been solid, if unspectacular this year for the Mets. His 102 OPS+ is slightly above league average and his power numbers are down, but he'd be an improvement over Tyrone Taylor and Blake Perkins in the outfield, which is something the Brewers desperately need. He's posted consistently above league average numbers since 2018.

4. Tommy Pham, OF, Mets

Rosenthal also lists Pham, who was just connected to the Brewers this morning, as a hitter on the market. The Brewers have seen Pham in the division previously and have been connected to him as a target before. He's having a good season, hitting .268 with 10 homers and a 126 OPS+. Pham grades as a poor defender, making him a likely DH option if Milwaukee were to acquire him.

Pham has a .871 OPS against lefties this year, which is a big need for Milwaukee and he can help solidify this lineup against southpaws.

5. Teoscar Hernandez, OF, Mariners

The Mariners find themselves in unexpected sell mode as a lot of their moves have fallen flat this year. He's hitting just .238 with a .288 OBP, which isn't good, but he has slugged 16 homers this year, providing a lot of thump from the right side. Hernandez is available, but that doesn't mean he's the best fit in Milwaukee. Defensively, he doesn't grade out well, and the Brewers do want solid defense.

The Brewers got one DH from the Mariners for this year, and that hasn't worked. Going back to Seattle to get someone else at DH may not be the best idea either. Hernandez is a free agent at the end of the year, but his performance this year isn't very convincing that the Brewers should try to get him, but Rosenthal listed him as available.