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Brewers amateur scouting director Bruce Seid passes away unexpectedly

Seid was just 53 and had been with the organization for 17 years.

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Bruce Seid unexpectedly passed away while visiting family in Las Vegas. He was just 53 years old.

Seid was the Brewers amateur scouting director since 2008, when Jack Zduriencik left to become general manager of the Mariners. Seid had, overall, been in the organization for 17 years.

It's things like this that really make you think less about wins and losses. The team may not be winning much on the field but this is certainly the biggest loss they have suffered recently.

Seid has, most notably, been in charge of the Brewers drafts in recent years and was coming off perhaps his most acclaimed draft class yet. Players drafted during his tenure include Mike Fiers, Khris Davis, Jimmy Nelson and Scooter Gennett.

Thoughts and best wishes go out to the Brewers organization and, especially, Seid's own family.

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