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Report: Brewers sign 1B/OF Tyler Austin to minor league contract

Report: Brewers sign 1B/OF Tyler Austin to minor league contract

Austin homered against the Brewers at Miller Park earlier this year. | Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports An underwhelming hitter for a 1B/OF, Austin could at least provide some help against left-handed pitching After trading away Jesus Aguilar, the Brewers have been looking for someone who swings a bat right-handed to contribute at first base, particularily against left-handed pitching. The answer to that so far has been Yasmani Grandal, with Manny Pina catching. That’s had some mixed results, as Pina tends to hit lefties very well (.327/.407/.635 in a limited sample size of 59 plate...

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