Looks like the Brewers continue to spend within their window. In the aggregate they are not significantly different than the Pirates, but they do seem to have more of a penchant for being very aggressive in going for it. Quick reaction is that this renders Cervelli almost untradable at 11.5 million. That might be for the best. Other quick reaction is that the league is profoundly broken. Grandal isn't too much of a stretch to get 4 years and 15 million or so per. Him taking 1, 18.5 is a pretty big red flag. The players should strike in 2021. (As an aside, it would be nice if some money at some point ever in these billions and billions could be kicked towards the minor leagues. A fraction of a percent would radically increase their living standards to... basically a living wage). Edit: That actually might be wrong re: Cervelli. Now none of the suitors got a catcher and the option is to pay through the roof for Realmuto or pay a more reasonable price for Cervelli. But the contrast between what the two are being paid is pretty extreme, given the risk that would come with Cervelli.