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Brewers sign Jakob Junis, trade Ethan Small to Giants

The Brewers agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Jakob Junis on Monday night.

Kiley McDaniel first reported the agreement, and Ken Rosenthal stipulated the terms. Junis will be guaranteed $7 million in the form of a $4 million salary in 2024 and a $3 million buyout on a mutual option for 2025.

Trading Corbin Burnes left the Brewers needing innings, and Junis figures to be in the running for a rotation spot.

The 31-year-old wrapped up a two-year stint with the San Francisco Giants, where he served as a swingman. In 63 games (21 starts), Junis logged 198 innings with a 4.