The fact that Fielder would bring up such a sensitive topic when his own team is in the midst of a deeply competitive pennant race won't bode well with Brewers fans, either.
Will his comments derail what was once a steamrolling Milwaukee ballclub off the path of success? Is there still an outside chance of Fielder re-signing with the Brewers in 2012? Is he still a vegetarian?
These are all merely insignificant topics for discussion at this point.
Maybe I'm simply speaking out of utter disgust, but here are six reasons the Brewers are better off without Fielder in 2012.