Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Francisco Rodriguez from the New York Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired RHP Francisco Rodriguez in a trade with the New York Mets. The deal includes two players to me named later and cash considerations.

News of the trade broke literally minutes after Prince Fielder was named the 2011 All-Star Game MVP.

K-Rod will be expected to bolster a Brewers bullpen who have really struggled of late.

“Francisco has been one of the best relievers in the game for many years,” said Brewers GM Doug Melvin. “He is a high-quality arm who will be a tremendous asset to our bullpen as we prepare for the final months of the regular season and playoffs.”

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Texas Rangers Interested in Acquiring Beltran and K-Rod from NY Mets?

WFAN and’s Jon Heyman reports that the Texas Rangers are “interested” in Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran and Francisco Rodriguez.

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