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Brewers get closer Francisco Rodriguez

Updated: July 13, 2011, 3:46 PM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The Milwaukee Brewers got a quick start on the second half, picking up a big-time closer.

The NL Central co-leaders acquired former All-Star reliever Francisco Rodriguez from the New York Mets on Tuesday night, boosting the Brewers' bullpen for a second-half run at the playoffs.

The trade was announced only a half-hour after the All-Star Game, with the Mets sending K-Rod and cash to Milwaukee for two players to be named.

Rodriguez tweeted Wednesday that ...

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