Brewers trade Nick Franklin to Angels

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers traded utility player Nick Franklin to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday for a player to be named or cash.

Franklin had been designated for assignment on Tuesday. The Brewers claimed Franklin off waivers from Tampa Bay in April. He hit .195 in 53 games, mainly as a pinch-hitter.

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