Found July 24, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
It was the question in the back of everyone's mind and on the tip of many tongues as the Milwaukee Brewers' ace pitcher took the mound against Philadelphia on Tuesday. Was this Zack Greinke's last start in a Brewers uniform? It's a question that Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said wasn't on his mind before the game. "I don't think that way," Roenicke said. "I just want him to go out and throw the way that he was."But he might be the only one who was ignoring the swirling rumors surrounding Citizen's Bank Park on Tuesday night. With Milwaukee quickly falling out of contention and Greinke named over and over as a top-flight prize in the upcoming trade deadline sweepstakes, the likelihood of that question being a reality continues to grow. And after Tuesday's performance from Greinke, there's no doubt that his value is as high as it could have possibly been going into the trade deadline. After giving up one run on two hits in ...
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