Per Tom H.: "Braun batted .320 with 32 home runs and 114 RBI, and led the NL with 203 hits. He is the first Brewers player to win consecutive Silver Slugger Awards since Paul Molitor, who claimed the honor as DH in the American League in 1987-'88....Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder, who won the award in 2007, again bowed to St. Louis' Albert Pujols despite having one of the best seasons in club history."
Cribbs officially shutdown any in-season holdout fears:
"'My decision right now, I'm going to play on Sunday. I don't know what's going to happen (in the contract negotiations), but I don't have concerns about that right now.
'I'm looking forward to playing alongside all these guys. Once I'm in, I'm in. I won't turn my back on these guys. It means a lot for them to be there. It means a lot for me to be there. '"