...perhaps. And it wasn't exactly a defining era, except for those of us who got really excited about the possibility of 40 tape-measure dingers a year, even if coupled with 180 K's. Of course, I'm referring to Russell Branyan, who has been designated for assignment to make room for Koskie. But there is still hope, says Doug:
I would be shocked if he isn't claimed, but then again the Brewers have probably been talking to teams about him all offseason long, with apparently no serious interest. Despite the fact that Corey Koskie is a solid pickup and will improve the team, Russell's departure will be a sad day.