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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

Where will it end? Manny Ramirez has joined Alex Rodriguez on the list of baseball stars who have either tested positive for banned drugs or come under suspicion of using them. Not that the Observers are surprised. Artie: So Manny gets a 50-day suspension? Cripes, I wouldn’t mind...
12.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Apparently it's not the masses of money they threw in him, it was the pressure Milwaukee put on him.In his introduction to the media, CC tried to take all attention and expectations off himself."I am not going to be able to have stretches like that so...[its good that the Yanks have other good players]."I understand that he's been in the spotlight for literal months now and that probably does get ...
12.10.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
  Sources: Yankees, Sabathia near deal From ESPN.com:The New York Yankees were "very close" to a preliminary agreement with CC Sabathia on Wednesday morning, following an in-person meeting between Yankees GM Brian Cashman and Sabathia in California, a baseball source with knowledge of the deal told ESPN.com.  Sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney the deal offered by the Yankees is now w...
12.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Winter meetings start today and first on the agenda for Doug Melvin is to meet with Sabathia's people to find out where the Brewers stand. It's been a month since the Brewers made their offer and since then, the lines of communication have been pretty closed.*The Brewers signed former Orioles closer Jorge Julio to a non-guaranteed one year deal last week. Though he has prior experience as a closer...
12.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The Brewers offered arby today to Brian Shouse, Ben Sheets and CC Sabathia. They declined to offer it to Eric Gagne. While we obviously wanted to offer it to CC, things become a little muddier in terms of Sheets. While the Brewers likely offered arby to all three in order to secure supplemental draft picks should they leave Milwaukee, they've also tied themselves into a good size $11 million or so...
11.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
The Major League Baseball 2008 This Year In Baseball Awards are up and quite a few Brewers are up, so on this Election Day, forget about Barack and John WhatsTheirNames.Vote Brewers!Ryan Braun is up for Hitter of the YearCC Sabathia is up for Starter of the YearCC's complete game shutout with seven strikeouts on Sept. 28 to clinch the Wild Card is up for Performance of the YearGabe Kapler's ridicu...
11.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Buried at the bottom of this blog post about pitching coach Mike Maddux departing for Texas is the news that the Brewers officially made their offer to CC Sabathia this weekend."Melvin also confirmed that the Brewers made a formal contract offer on Saturday to left-hander CC Sabathia, who filed for free agency that very day. Melvin wouldn't reveal details of the offer but I was told by one basebal...
10.29.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
mostly via Brew Crew Ball..*JS' Michael Hunt says the overhaul of the Crew will show what Melvin's made of*Junkball Blues, on the Sports Bubbler network, has a two part series trying to decide how much money CC is actually worth. Part 1.  Part 2.*Cecil Fielder: still talking crazy to get his name in the papes...*This ESPN article says the off-season trade market's got a lot of big names in it - i...
10.27.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Via Brew Crew Ball: C.C. Sabathia Rumors: Monday By Tim Dierkes [October 27, 2008 at  8:22am CST] David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has a C.C. Sabathia rumor: The figure I’m hearing that Milwaukee might offer C.C. $100 million for four years. They’re hoping that by going with fewer years and more per year, they can keep him. He’s indicated to friends a serious i...
10.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Full story here Sabathia Earns Player Of The Year Nod Brewers lefthander carried team to the playoffs Staff Report October 22, 2008 DURHAM, N.C.—Lefthander C.C. Sabathia, who led the Milwaukee Brewers to the postseason for the first time since 1982 after a midseason trade, is Baseball America's 2008 Major League Player of the Year, as selected...

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