Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/17/14
MILWAUKEE After just a day of openly shopping the trade deadline's most coveted prize, the Milwaukee Brewers have sent ace pitcher Zack Greinke to the Angels for shortstop prospect Jean Segura, and right-handed pitching prospects Ariel Pena and John Hellweg. It was a bold move many saw coming after the Brewers dropped seven straight games and fell to 14 games back in the NL Central race, all but eliminating them from playoff contention. Brewers GM Doug Melvin admitted to USA Today on Thursday that he was going to trade Greinke, whom he has said the team had last seriously tried to negotiate a long-term deal with before the season despite one report that claimed Milwaukee had recently offered him 100 million-plus to stay. Greinke will join a rotation that included one of the offseason's biggest acquisitions in C.J. Wilson, along with two other All-Star-caliber pitchers in Jered Weaver and Dan Haren, making the Angels' group undoubtedly one of the best in the American League. Thro...
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