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As the unsatisfactory 2013 Brewers season winds down, it’s easy for fans to engage in wild speculation about the way forward. Several factors have contributed to this year’s disappointing results – Ryan Braun’s suspension, injuries to just about everyone, the starting rotation’s early ineffectiveness, a revolving door at the first base position, amateurish base running mistakes, not enough games against the Cubs, etc.
A few fans have suggested one way to solve a couple of those problems: move Braun to first base. With Khris Davis showing a lot of potential in left field (apparently the only position he can handle), playing Braun at a position that basically everyone else has gotten a crack at doesn’t seem completely ridiculous. The possibility of moving Braun to first base has come up in three of the last four JSOnline Brewers chats – yesterday, on August 28, and on August 21.
This idea is bolstered in some minds by the fact a rem...