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The Milwaukee Brewers have battled through the occasional injury. However, the two positions the team has been hit hard at are first base and third base. This is why the team is looking for a veteran corner infielder. They are not looking for a starter necessarily, but they are looking for a player who can be a clubhouse leader.
Jon Morosi of Fox Sports says the Brewers are looking for a player in the mold of Mark Kotsay. Kotsay was a member of the Brewers in 2011. He is now playing with the Padres in his second tour of duty for that team.
Brewers would love to add a veteran hitter who can play the corner infield and outfield spots -- similar to what they had in Mark Kotsay.
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) April 29, 2013
Mat Gamel's second knee injury in as many seasons has been difficult for the Brewers to overcome, especially with Cory Hart's knee injury. Aramis Ramirez has also been plagued by injury at times this season. The need for back-up players is clear, but the Brewers want to be smart about it.
If Milwaukee is going to pursue a back-up, they want someone who can contribute in more ways than just a spot-start here and there. They want someone who can help lead a clubhouse and inspire a winning attitude. Whether they can find someone like that will be the question.
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