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Milwaukee’s Tailgate Podcast: Trade Deadline preview, Brewers offense continues to struggle

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We take a look at what the Brewers might do at the deadline while taking a closer look at Josh Hader following a rough outing Saturday night

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The Brewers continue to struggle to get over the hump through one half of the shortened 2020 season, and it’s lead to some interesting questions about what the team could do ahead of today’s Trade Deadline.

We take a closer look at what makes sense for the Brewers at the deadline while taking a closer look at the one name mentioned in rumors the most — Josh Hader. Should the Brewers get what they can for him now, or hang onto him a bit longer? Is there any concern about his increased walk rate and lower velo this year, even if he hasn’t allowed a hit yet?

You can get access to our monthly Minor League Extra podcast by becoming a Patron for $5 a month at www.patreon.com/MKETailgate. BCB’s Brad Ford and Ryan Topp will be talking with the folks behind the MLB Pipeline Top 30 prospects lists this week to talk about changes to the Brewers’ prospect rankings — including any moves they may make at the deadline.

You can listen to this week’s Milwaukee’s Tailgate here, the Spotify embed below, or just about anywhere else you get your podcasts. If you do listen, reviews are always welcome.