Shaw agreed to an unspecified one-year deal with the Brewers, avoiding arbitration. The Brewers came to terms with all of their arbitration-eligible players on deadline day. Shaw enters 2019 on track to be the Brewers' everyday third baseman, but he could also spend time at second base if the Brewers bring back Mike Moustakas.
Shaw is out of the lineup for Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers on Wednesday. As expected, Shaw will remain in a reserve role with another southpaw (Clayton Kershaw) on the mound for Los Angeles. Manager Craig Counsell elected to move forward with the same lineup he used in Game 1 against Kershaw, placing Hernan Perez fifth in the order at the second-base position.
Shaw is not in the lineup for Game 4 of the NLCS against the Dodgers on Tuesday. Shaw will hit the bench for Game 4 with a lefty in Rich Hill toeing the rubber for the Dodgers. Jonathan Schoop will man second base and hit sixth in his place. Through the first three games of the series, Shaw is 3-for-10 with an RBI and two runs scored.
Shaw is not in the lineup for Game 1 of the NLCS against the Dodgers on Friday. Shaw will take a seat with left-hander Clayton Kershaw on the mound for Los Angeles. In his place, Hernan Perez will man the keystone and bat fifth in the order. Look for Shaw to be available off the bench for Friday's series opener.
Shaw will sit for Monday's division tiebreaker against the Cubs. Shaw will take a seat with a lefty (Jose Quintana) on the mound for the Cubs. Jonathan Schoop starts at second base.