Found December 08, 2011 on
The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to terms with free-agent shortstop Alex Gonzalez, his agent tells The Associated Press. Agent Eric Goldschmidt confirms the Brewers' deal with Gonzalez is for one year with a vesting option. The team didn't immediately announce the deal, which was reported by Fox Sports earlier Thursday.
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The Brewers are on the hook for a likely salary in excess of $11.5MM for reliever Francisco Rodriguez next year, after K-Rod accepted their arbitration offer. The latest on the team after GM Doug Melvin met with reporters:
Melvin said he doesn't have to trade Rodriguez to clear payroll space, writes Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The Brewers feel...
The Milwaukee Brewers' strange dance this off-season with free agent Prince Fielder appears to be winding down.
MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to terms with free-agent shortstop Alex Gonzalez, his agent tells The Associated Press.
The Brewers spent much of Wednesday at the Winter Meetings in a holding pattern while waiting to hear whether free-agent reliever Francisco Rodriguez would accept the club's offer of arbitration.
There’s more finesse to Scott Boras’ sales pitch than there is to Prince Fielder’s swing, but neither man holds back. In Dallas this week Boras argued that the free agent first baseman can invigorate a fan base and strengthen a lineup, invoking Hall of Famers Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig to put Fielder’s career in context and show that comparable power hitters rarely becomes...