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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Josh Hamilton to the Brewers?

There are rumors that the Milwaukee Brewers are seriously considering making an offer to former MVP Award winner Josh Hamilton this off season.  This move would improve an offense that is already the best in the National League, and it would make them a favorite to win the N.L. Central Division next season.  Even though the Brewers could use a starting pitcher, signing Hamilton would be a smarter move.  The Brewers would be getting a superstar player, who produces at a MVP level when healthy, and if the Brewers are able to score more runs a game, then their pitching doesn't have to be as dominant.  With the weak starting pitching market, the Brewers only likely options would be to sign a pitcher like Ryan Dempster, who is an average pitcher that doesn't really knock anyone's socks off.  The Brewers should really consider signing Hamilton, even though it is a risk because if he is able to stay healthy the Brewers will have the best middle of the order in all of baseball, and a lineup that will have no problems scoring five runs a game.

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