Scooter Gennett’s stay with the Milwaukee Brewers came to an end on Tuesday when he was waived and eventually claimed by the Cincinnati Reds.
The Brewers had looked to trade Gennett since the end of last season, when they made the decision to move Jonathan Villar to second base. But the Brewers couldn’t find a trade partner and Gennett came to training camp, trying to hook on in a utility role.
But the Brewers decided Gennett wasn’t going to be in their plans, especially with a $2.525 million salary so they put him on waivers. [Read more…]