Brewers obtain Counsell, Spivey, Overbay

Updated: December 4, 2003, 1:54 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Right after trading off a power pitcher, the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired a power hitter who ranks among the best in the game.

The Diamondbacks acquired slugger Richie Sexson from Milwaukee on Monday in a nine-player deal that sent infielder Craig Counsell and second baseman Junior Spivey to the Brewers.

First baseman Lyle Overbay, catcher Chad Moeller and left-handers Jorge De La Rosa and Chris Capuano also were dealt to Milwaukee.

In addition to Sexson, Arizona ...

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