Signing a prolific free agent is nearly impossible for a small-market team like the Brewers. They failed to keep big money stars in CC Sabathia, Prince Fielder and Zack Greinke even though they offered admirable contracts to each of them.
Imagine the Brewers being owned by the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet or Donald Trump. Money would be no issue, and Milwaukee would have no quarrels chasing down the top free agents available.
A veteran starting pitcher tops the list of Milwaukee's needs after the departures of Randy Wolf and Shaun Marcum. A seasoned pitcher is a must with all the young arms they have.
Filling in the bullpen is a must after letting Kameron Loe and Francisco Rodriguez walk, and with proven relievers available, Milwaukee should be in a rush to sign them.
With money as a non-issue, here are 12 free agents the Milwaukee Brewers should covet.