Grading Bleacher Report's bizarre proposed trade for the Milwaukee Brewers

Could Corbin Burnes be traded to Baltimore?
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The Milwaukee Brewers have been in the MLB rumors all offseason with talks of their star players moving on. Non-tendered starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff has often been tied to New York and Corbin Burnes and Willy Adames are two players that some feel could be the next ones out the door.

Bleacher report put together a very bizarre trade proposal that would see Burnes head to the Baltimore Orioles. Let's get into the details.

Corbin Burnes to Baltimore Orioles trade proposed by Bleacher Report


I am not really sure where to start with this trade. We know that Corbin Burnes could potentially be moved with him entering the final year of his contract and the speculation around him not returning to Milwaukee, but, to give up him and the 5th ranked prospect in the Brewers organization for just one player is madness.

This is no slight on Coby Mayo and what he can offer as a player. He is their 4th ranked prospect and expected to arrive in the Majors this coming season. Milwaukee has spots open at first and third base and Mayo definitely is someone that could be of use to them but this trade is just madness.

Robert Gasser is highly thought of within the Brewers organization and by fans. The left-hander is expected to enter the Majors this coming season and with Aaron Ashby still returning from injury, there could be a serious opportunity for Gasser to slot into the rotation if he impresses the coaching staff.

With the details out of the way, let's take a closer look.