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Trade Analysis: After Orlando Arcia fails to fulfill potential, Brewers turn to Luis Urias at shortstop

On August 1st, 2016, David Stearns and the Milwaukee Brewers completed multiple significant swaps that many believed would go a long ways towards furthering what — at the time — was believed to be a lengthy, multi-year rebuild process. Will Smith was shipped to San Francisco, and Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress were sent together in a blockbuster trade to Texas. The following day — perhaps wanting to appease a fanbase that had just been forced to say goodbye to a trio of fan favorites — Stearns and company called up the franchise’s most highly-touted position player prospect since the days of Ryan Braun.