As per mlbtraderumors.com.
11:34pm: Haudricourt says the Brewers dispatched their top special assistant to watch the A's play the Yankees. Haudricourt speculates that the Brewers might have an eye on Huston Street, who is under team control through 2010. Street's had an off-year, mainly due to a rising home run rate.
I'm unsure why the Brew Crew is in the hunt for Street, then again, I don't really pay attention to them.
So, who in the Brewers system would you ask for in a deal for Street?
Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt thinks Oakland closer Huston Street is Milwaukee-bound. He says the word on the street is outfielder Darren Ford, 22, is the price. Ford was pulled from Brevard County's lineup before its game against Clearwater.
Baseball America did not list Ford among the Brewers' top 10 prospects before this season, but he was named the organization's fastest baserunner and best defensive outfielder. So far this year in the Florida State League, Ford is hitting .232 with a .321 OBP and a .307 SLG. He's got 44 steals in 87 games.
Second edit: Its not Street.
WSSP 1250 AM in Milwaukee is reporting that Milwaukee Brewers and the San Francisco Giants are close to a deal that would send Milwaukee's Double A Catcher Angel Salome, Single A prospect Outfielder/speedster Darren Ford, and Triple A First Baseman Brad Nelson to the Giants for Second Baseman Ray Durham, Reliever Jack Taschner, and a PTBNL.
Haudricourt says the Brewers scouted Street but the scouts were not impressed. He's not coming to Milwaukee.
Better hope the Rays will take him.