Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 1/14/12

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 4: Robin Yount (C) speaks as Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin (L) and Chairman and Principal owner Mark Attanasaio look on at a press conference announcing his return to the Milwaukee Brewers as a bench coach November 4, 2005 at Miller Park in Miwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE In nine seasons as the Milwaukee Brewers' general manager, Doug Melvin has pulled the trigger on some big trades, signed off on a few high-priced free agents and built the Brewers in to the National League Central champion.But along the way, Melvin has also shown a keen ability to find diamonds in the rough; turning cast-offs, waiver-wire and other under-the-radar players into key contributors and even All-Stars. Given that most of Melvin's offseason acquisitions to this point would fall into this category, it's a great time to look at what they could turn into. This edition of Take 5 CLICK HERE OR ON THE GALLERY AT THE RIGHT -- ranks Melvin's greatest finds since arriving in Milwaukee.
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