Found March 01, 2012 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Ryan Braun
TEAMS: Milwaukee Brewers
The only word to describe to 2011 Milwaukee Brewers season is euphoric as they won their first division title since 1982 and made it to the NLCS for the first time since that same year. Under first year manager Ron Roenicke, the Brewers took the Central title by 6 games over St. Louis thanks to a big second half of the season. The offseason then brought turmoil, as NL MVP Ryan Braun was revealed to have failed a drug test and was facing a possible 50-game suspension. That coupled with Prince Fielder’s departure in free agency led to an anxious and nerve-wracking end of 2011 and beginning of 2012. [2012 MLB Preview Central] The team is still one of the youngest in the major leagues, especially in the outfield where Corey Hart is the elder statesman, and the farm system is slowly recovering from being decimated by trades for Zack Greinke and Shaun Marcum, among others. The offseason so far has had a similar feel to 2011 as far as transactions go, getting some veteran help to provide s...
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