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Holliday re-ups with Cards

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Jon Heyman just tweeted: holliday agrees to $120 million, 7-year deal with cardinals, si.com has learned.

Former Brew PbP Announcer Rory Markas has died

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Rory was the Angels' play-by-play announcer for most of the past decade, but he was with the Brewers in the late 80s - early 90s, including 1992 - 1994 on TV.

Sickels' Top 20 Brewers Prospects

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Sickels' conclusion like this system; there is a lot of depth here. I really believe in Brett Lawrie's bat. I'd just make him an outfielder and let him concentrate on hitting, but if he can improve his second base defense the Jeff Kent comparisons are dead-on. The guy seems to thrive on big stages. Escobar is a strong Grade B and could have a 15-year career, but I have enough concerns about what his hitting will look like over a full season to avoid adding a "+" to the grade. Gamel's reputation goes up and down and is down right now with a lot of people, but he's still too young for me to diss him completely. I think Lucroy's power will come back. Kentrail Davis could rival Lawrie at number one among the hitters once we get some pro data. I'm impressed with the pitching depth. I buy into Arnett enough to rank him tops right now, but the lower and middle levels of the farm system are filled with interesting arms: Odorizzi, Peralta, and Scarpetta are all personal favorites, and there are others with significant potential as well. There are inning-eater types, there are very live arms, there are relief prospects, there are just a lot of options here. Josh Butler is overlooked and could be a nice surprise investment for people in '10. Overall, I think Brewers fans should be pleased with the way things are developing on the farm.

Ten minutes left to help select the sixth member of our bullpen

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As of right now, Curtis Leskanic and Seth McClung are tied with 63 votes each. Help us break the tie!

Cubs sign Byrd

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3 years, $15 million. Byrd will most likely patrol center with Fukudome moving back to right.

The Best Laid Plans... (naming my child)

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of Mice and Men oft go awry. The wife wrote into the Deadspin Mailbag regarding the front runner for my future son's name. Her's is the 3rd letter down. JUST TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT: Both the first and middle name suggestions were hers. I just combined them to make the AWESOME-EST NAME COMBINATION EVER!!! FTJ's advice was the best I've seen, frankly, ever on any subject. Feel free to chime in.

Holiday Q&A with LaTroy Hawkins

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He discusses his new contract, holiday traditions, and a gift for Randy Wolf.

Duchscherer to Sign Soon

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The Duke reportedly has 3 contract offers and will choose one soon. Any chance one of them is from the Brewers? Probably not but I can wish...

What's better compensation, Picks or Prospects?

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Interesting article from Beyond the Boxscore. Worth a read if you missed it.

Vargas deal

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For those tracking the Brewers' payroll for 2010.

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