Results tagged with 'cc sabathia'
Published Aug. 1, 2012
With the trades of Zack Greinke and George Kottaras, the Milwaukee Brewers became sellers on the Major League Baseball trade market for the first time in five seasons. Here's a recap of what's gone out the door since 2008 - and what it got the Brewers.
Published July 19, 2011
The Brewers have made a big promise and the question now is whether or not they can deliver.
Published July 12, 2009
Doug Melvin ignited the passion of Brewers fans a year ago when he pulled the trigger on a trade that brought CC Sabathia to Milwaukee. The price was high -- the team's top prospect, as well as two others -- but so was the reward, as the Brewers finally returned to the playoffs. With the Brewers scuffling at the break, fans want Melvin to make another big splash. But is it really worth removing key pieces to the team or further thinning the organization of top prospects?
Published March 31, 2009
The baseball season is almost upon us, and sports columnist Dave Begel is fixated on two things. One is that the Brewers surprise us all by being good again. The other is that the Yankees pay the price for their ridiculous excess by falling flat on their face. Begel isn't talking about coming close and missing. He's talking about a record of something like 62-100.
Published Dec. 14, 2008
Losing CC Sabathia and -- in all reality -- Ben Sheets to free agency is a big blow for Brewers fans, still giddy after the team's first postseason appearance in 26 years. But general manager Doug Melvin has shown an ability to find quality pieces to complement a young and talent team ... and he still has two months before pitchers and catcher report.
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