Reports: Brewers close to signing Reynolds
The Brewers are close to signing free agent Mark Reynolds, according to a tweet from Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports also tweeted that Milwaukee is “making a push” for the veteran slugger, who could fill the club’s hole at first base.
Reynolds split last season between the Indians and Yankees, hitting .220/.306/.393 with 21 home runs and 67 RBIs. The 30-year-old, who also has played for the Orioles and D-backs over seven seasons, is a career .233/.329/.464 hitter. He has hit as many as 44 homers in a season and also struck out as many as 223 times. Reynolds began his career as a third baseman but has spent significant time at first in recent years.
– Andrew Simon