MILWAUKEE -- With 31 games and 114 at-bats under his belt, Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks is still trying to get going.
And while the Brewers are going to continue to stay patient with the former All-Star, manager Ron Roenicke dropped Weeks from fifth to seventh in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Texas.
"It wasn't really a conversation," Roenicke said. "I just told him what I was going to do and that was it."
Hitting .193 with two home runs and nine RBI, Weeks is scuffling early for the second straight season. There comes a point when a player's struggles is more than just a slow start, but Roenicke isn't sure if Weeks is at that point just yet.
"I think it depends on who the player is," Roenicke said. "Aramis (Ramirez) got off to a slow start last year and I don't remember how long that was. I think where you are in the lineup, what your history is, we knew Aramis was going to hit, so I think you stick with a guy longer who you know has the history of doing well. I...