The Milwaukee Brewers recently signed catcher Matt Treanor to a minor-league deal, in hopes that he will compete for the backup role out of spring training. Milwaukee already has its full-time catcher in 38-year old Gregg Zaun, who was already told that he will get the majority of the starts behind the dish. Zaun was signed when Jason Kendall was let go to free agency and quickly signed with the Kansas City Royals. The Brewers lost their backup catcher from the past few years when Mike Rivera decided to join the free-agent market as well. Treanor, who will be 34 when the 2010 seasonástarts, should be in competition while in Arizonaáwith two young prospects that the Brewers are pretty high on. Jonathan Lucroy and Angel Salome will provide solid competition for Treanor, in a contest that m ...
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