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Brewers Acquire Relief Pitcher Matt Bush From Texas

The Brewers have added another arm to the mix. Milwaukee acquired right-handed pitcher Matt Bush from the Texas Rangers, in exchange for infielder Mark Mathias and left-handed pitcher Antoine Kelly.

Matt Bush will be join the Brewers bullpen. Bush has played with the Texas Rangers for all five seasons that he has been in the majors. 

Bush has impressive numbers this season. He has gone 2-1 with a 2.95 ERA this season. Opponents have batted just .199 with 45 strikeouts in 36.2 innings pitched. He has inherited 11 runners this season with none scoring.

Mark Mathias will head to Texas after appearing in six games for Milwaukee this season. 

Kelly, 22, was selected by Milwaukee in the second round of the 2019 First-Year Player Draft out of Wabash Valley (IL) College. He was 2-4 with a 3.86 ERA in 19 starts at Class-A Wisconsin this season and was an All-Star Futures Game selection.

The trade deadline is at 5:00pm on Tuesday afternoon. 


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