Colorado Rockies: Exploring trading away Jon Gray

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29: Jon Gray #55 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the Washington Nationals int he first inning of a game at Coors Field on September 29, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 29: Jon Gray #55 of the Colorado Rockies pitches against the Washington Nationals int he first inning of a game at Coors Field on September 29, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images) /
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MILWAUKEE, WI – OCTOBER 20: Corey Knebel #46 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 20, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI – OCTOBER 20: Corey Knebel #46 of the Milwaukee Brewers throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Seven of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 20, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) /

There are a few other Brewers that the Rockies could look at to help fill some of their holes.

First baseman/corner outfielder Eric Thames2018 stats: 98 games, 16 HRs, 37 RBI, .219/.306/.478 slash line, 106 OPS+, -1 DRS between left field, right field, and first base. Owed $6 million in 2019 and he has a player option for $7.5 million ($1 million buyout) for 2020.

Outfielder Domingo Santana2018 stats: 85 games, 5 HRs, 20 RBI, .265/.328/.412 slash with a 97 OPS+. However, in 2017, he hit 30 HRs, 85 RBI, and a .278/.371/.505 slash with an OPS+ of 126 in 151 games. He is arbitration eligible for the first time this offseason and is projected to make $2 million.

Right-handed reliever Corey Knebel: 3.58 ERA in 57 games in 2018 with 16 saves, a 3.03 FIP, 3.6 BB/9, 14.6 K/9. In 2017, he was an All-Star who led the NL in games (76) with an ERA of 1.78, 39 saves, 4.7 BB/9, 14.9 K/9.

Right-handed reliever Jeremy Jeffress8-1 with a 1.29 ERA in 73 games in 2018 with 15 saves, a 0.991 WHIP, 3.2 BB/9, 10.3 K/9, and he was an All-Star. He is owed $3.175 million next season and there is a team option for $4.3 million for 2020 with no buyout.

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