Grading the Brewers' hot stove splash: What will be the impact of Cain, Yelich?

The Brewers warmed up the hot stove with the addition of Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich on the same day. Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Your move, National League Central rivals. The Milwaukee Brewers just put down the hammer on the Cubs and Cardinals, trading for outfielder Christian Yelich and then an hour or so later reaching an agreement with Lorenzo Cain on a five-year, $80 million contract as reported by ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. After winning 86 games last season and missing the second wild card by one victory, the Brewers are going for it and just like that we had our most exciting day of the offseason.

Let's review the day's activity.