Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/22/12
With the Milwauke Brewers getting swept over the weekend in Cincinnati and falling 10 1/2 games out in the NL Central race, speculation about possible trades is certain to pick up. The Brewers had told interested parties they wanted to wait to see how things went in the first nine games coming out of the All-Star break, but after going 2-1 against both the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, the team took a dive against the Reds. "Sure, that's a possible distraction," manager Ron Roenicke said. "Guys talk all the time. They watch ESPN and MLB (Network). The talks are going on every day. You can't not think about those things. They get used to so much talk going on. Some things do happen. Most things don't happen. "They realize it's a lot of speculation. They realize they still have a job to do. Sometimes, guys look forward to maybe having that opportunity to go somewhere else." Despite that speculation, Roenicke said it's the up to the players to stay focused and go ...
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