In a bit of sensical, but still sad news, the Kansas City Royals have traded long-time third baseman Mike Moustakas to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Patrick wrote up the scouting reports for the players that the Royals received in return for Moose:
And to make matters worse, the Royals attached one of their more valuable trade assets in Scott Alexander, flipping him to the Dodgers.
5. Jackson Kowar, RHP
Ht/Wt: 6’5″ 180 lbs
Levels Played, 2018: A-
Acquired: 2018 MLB Draft
2018 Stats (A-): Don’t worry about it
Ned Yost got a scouting report on Brett Phillips from his son, who coached Phillips in the minors.
“It was more last year than this year,” Yost said, reciting his son’s report. “It’s been kind of a struggle for him this year. But (he has) phenomenal, off-the-chart makeup. He loves to play the game, plays the game with energy, and just hustles his ass off.”