Originally posted on novafantasysports.com  |  Last updated 5/7/9
Milwaukee Brewers' Manager, Ken Macha, is no idiot. With the two aces from his 2008 playoff squad, CC Sabathia and Ben Sheets, gone to free agency, he knows that this year’s version of the Brew Crew has to find a new way of winning ballgames. No longer can he afford to sit back and let his young sluggers develop behind a nasty pitching staff. Faced with divisional powerhouses like the Cubs and the Cards, if he is to have any hopes of repeating last year’s playoff birth, he needs offense and he needs it now. So when former all-star shortstop, JJ Hardy, got off to a horrid start this April, Macha knew something had to be done.
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