With spring training coming up, it’s time to start taking a look at Major League Baseball more meticulously.
The Milwaukee Brewers need to bulk up their pitching as soon as possible. The pipe dream of keeping CC Sabathia in a Brewers uniform came to an end when he the Yankees threw an absurd amount of money at him (seven years/$161 million).
Ben Sheets is gone to free agency. The Brew Crew recently obtained pitcher Braden Looper from the Cardinals and relief pitcher Trevor Hoffman from San Diego. I really hope these are not the only moves the team plans on making. If so, it could be a long and excruciating season.
Currently, the starters are Yovani Gallardo, Dave Bush, Looper, Jeff Suppan, and Manny Parra. The Brewers' top guns are Gallardo and Parra—if you’re not a Milwaukee fan, you probably haven’t even heard of them. They have both shown flashes of greatness. [Read more...]