Brewers Claim Joe Koshansky

Joe Koshansky's time as a Ranger didn't last long.  According to MLB.com's Adam McCalvy, the Brewers claimed the first baseman today and optioned him to Triple A Nashville.  Tony Gwynn Jr. will join him there, as he cleared waivers.

Koshansky, 27 in May (just like me!), hit .300/.380/.600 at Triple A in '08, enjoying the friendly Security Service Field in Colorado Springs.  His road line was .253/.340/.515.  Greer Stadium, home of the Nashville Sounds, is much different.

Gwynn, 26, hit .275/.328/.331 in Triple A last year.  Baseball America liked his defense back in their '07 Handbook.


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