Found July 19, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
The future of right handed pitcher Zack Greinke is still unknown. The Brewers apparently would like to keep him long-term, but according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports, “it doesn't appear there has been much dialogue between the Brewers and representatives for Greinke since spring training.” He says that the team haven't made a formal offer to Greinke yet. This means that Greinke could either walk away in free agency, sign a long-term deal with the team or be dealt before the trade deadline. Morosi adds that Greinke could ask for “as much as $100 million over five years,” but that the Brewers would probably like to see him pitch once or twice before committing so much money in him. Back in April, we talked about the possibility of Grinke signing a Matt Cain's type deal (five-year, $112.5 million deal). The 28-year old right hander is 9-3 with a 3.57 ERA, 0.5 HR/9, 2.2 BB/9 and 9.1 SO/9 in 116.0 innings with the Brewers in 2012. Image by Keith Allison under the Creative Commons License Agreement.

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