Buster Olney writes that with Prince Fielder in Detroit and Ryan Braun facing a possible 50-game suspension, the Brewers are going to be a much different offensive team in 2012 and have begun focusing on defensive improvements.
Manny Ramirez was once one of the most feared hitters in baseball. But at age 38, what does he have left to offer teams? Buster Olney fields evaluations from GMs and scouts to see if Manny can still be Manny.
Because he's shown a willingness to quit on teams before -- and because his age and health have deepened the question about what, exactly, you can expect to get from Manny Ramirez -- if you want a full season, you'd better build a smart deal.