In Friday's 25-minute news conference, Ryan Braun skillfully and forcefully defended himself, called the system "fatally flawed" and began the process of rebuilding his battered image.
Michael Weiner, who is poised to replace resigning Donald Fehr as head of the Major League Baseball Players Association, is already regarded as a likable, respected figure within the sport.
Second base appears to be a position of strength in 2009, with several second-sackers off to great offensive starts.
obby Abreu's overall stats suggest "star," but he's often viewed as a complementary-type player. Landing a job at his desired salary could prove difficult.
They can bask in the glow for only so long. It's time for David Eckstein, the '06 World Series MVP, and his teammates to turn their attention to defending their title.