Originally written on Brewers Bar  |  Last updated 9/1/12
Photo: Kevin Cox/Getty Images Exactly one hundred days after getting claimed off waivers by the Brewers, Cody Ransom is back with his old team, the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Brewers must have put Ransom on waivers at some point in the last few days, and he was claimed by Arizona, who needed some infield depth after the trade of Stephen Drew. The Brewers didn’t get anything in return. When Ransom first became a Brewer, there was some hope that he’d hit well enough to start ahead of Cesar Izturis at shortstop, but, though his offensive numbers did end up a little better than those of Izturis, Ransom never really made enough contact to distinguish himself – a .638 OPS isn’t horrible, but that fact is often lost on observers when it’s accompanied by a .196 batting average. As a result, Ransom slowly went from being a potentially useful cog to that one guy who was annoying because he struck out a lot off the bench. The Brewers didn’t have an immediate plan to replace Ransom’s roster sp...
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