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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart was scheduled to undergo right knee surgery Tuesday, but he didn't go under the knife. Instead, Hart postponed the operation so he could seek a second opinion, MLB.com and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The MRI of Hart's knee will be sent to Dr. Richard Steadman in Vail, Colo. "Until we get past this step, we don't know what the next step will be," Brewers assistant general manager Gord Ash said, according to the Journal Sentinel. "Time is of the essence, so we're hoping it won't be delayed that long. It's hard to say right now." If Hart isn't ready for the start of the season, his likely replacement at first base would be Mat Gamel. Hart had surgery on the same knee last spring to repair cartilage damage. According to the Journal Sentinel, Hart's knee swelled during offseason workouts and a recent MRI found a problem in the joint surface. In 149 games last season, Hart...
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MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart was supposed to be in Milwaukee on Tuesday not to enjoy the subzero temperatures but to have arthroscopic surgery on his ailing right knee.
But the team announced Tuesday morning that Hart's plans to have the procedure with Brewers physician Dr. William Raasch are on hold for at least the time being. Hart will get a second...
Former Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan is reportedly headed to play in Japan next season.
According to the Japanese newspaper Nikkan, Morgan has agreed to a contract with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of the Japanese Central League.
Morgan, 32, hit just .239 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 2012.
Though fans fell in love with his alter-ego, "Tony Plush," Morgan...
Free-agent outfielder Nyjer Morgan has signed with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of Japan's Central League.
The team says the 32-year-old Morgan will join the BayStars on a one-year-deal worth $1.6 million.
Morgan has a .280 batting average, 130 RBIs and 117 stolen bases over six seasons in the major leagues with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers...
Infielder Bobby Crosby signed a minor-league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, continuing a trend for players represented by Paul Cohen.
Crosby, 33, is the third Cohen client to come out of retirement with the Brewers in recent years, following the paths of outfielders Gabe Kapler and Jim Edmonds.
Kapler sat out 2007 and played for three more seasons after joining...
Year one without Prince Fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers ended a little
sooner than most had hoped. After making the playoffs in 2011 and winning a
total of 96 games, they only managed 83 wins in 2012 while finishing third
in the National League Central. The question is, have they made enough
moves to contend for a playoff spot in 2013?
The biggest loss for the Brewers this offseason...
Do you remember Carlos Gomez? Lanky kid, fast, played center field for the Twins? He was supposed to be a key element for the Twins outfield going forward. Then Denard Span and Ben Revere came along. Anywho, I was recently introduced to his Twitter account, @C_Gomez27. When he tweets, it is in Spanish, which is important if you want to learn a new language. More importantly, Gomez...
Last year, there were only three pitchers who started at least 10 games while averaging more than 8.00 K/9 and fewer than 2.00 B/9. It’s easy to understand why striking out more batters while walking fewer means more value, however, those three players’ current ADPs on MockDraftCentral sit at 31st, 77th, and 226th overall.
Just to back that up (the ADPs on MDC can be a bit weird...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers and infielder Bobby Crosby have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
Crosby, the 2004 American League Rookie of the Year, has been out of baseball since 2010.
The 33-year-old played 70 games for Pittsburgh and Arizona in 2010, hitting a combined .220 with one home run and 13 RBI. In 2004...
The Mets have signed free agent starting pitcher Shaun Marcum to a one-year “major league” deal with the Mets, reports Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The deal is pending a physical.
Marcum, 31, went 7-4 with a 3.70 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 109 strikeouts in 124 innings. He made only 21 starts as a lingering elbow issue hampered him a bit. In 2011, Marcum went 13-7 with a 3.54 ERA as the...
9. Ryan Braun, OF Milwaukee Brewers
Photo Credit: Tomasso DeRosa/Four Seam Images/AP Images
Ok, I just had to get his name out of the way seeing that he failed a test last year.
8. James Loney, 1B Tampa Bay Rays
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Loney used to be a very good fielder and an above average hitter. Over the past few years he has been very bad offensively. He fell to a career...