Brewers reveal fan-designed exhibition uniform

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The Brewers ran a uniform design contest last month. The winner was announced this morning:

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They’re designed by Ben Peters of Richfield, Minnesota, who won a trip to spring training along with 10 shirts and hats using his mock-up. The Brewers will wear the unis on March 22 against the Cubs in Arizona and March 30 against the White Sox at Milwaukee’s Miller Park. Here’s a look at the finished product:

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Report: Athletics sign Chris Herrmann to one-year, $1 million deal

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ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that the Athletics and catcher Chris Herrmann have agreed to a contract. It’s a one-year deal worth $1 million with performance incentives, per Fancred’s Jon Heyman.

Herrmann, 31, spent last season with the Mariners, batting .237/.322/.421 with a pair of home runs and seven RBI in 87 plate appearances. He opened the season at Triple-A Tacoma, then was called up in late May. Herrmann battled an oblique injury during the season as well.

Herrmann figures to back up Josh Phegley behind the plate in 2019.