Report: Brewers tried to trade for David Price

Monday September 1st, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers were in the mix to make a deal for All-Star pitcher David Price at the trading deadline, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

According to Rosenthal, the deal fell through when Milwaukee refused to give up pitcher Jimmy NelsonPrice was eventually traded from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Detroit Tigers in a three-team trade also involving the Seattle Mariners.

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Price has a 4.41 ERA in five starts since joining Detroit. The Tigers are 74-62 and in second place in the A.L. Central behind the Kansas City Royals.

Nelson, 25, is 2-5 with a 4.10 ERA and 1.35 WHIP in nine starts this season for the Brewers. Milwaukee is tied for first in the N.L. Central with the St. Louis Cardinals.

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