At the start of last season the Milwaukee Brewers signed Ryan Braun to the biggest contract in franchise history. The confidence among club executives and fans was high that the team had made the right choice in offering Braun, and not anyone else, a contract of the highest caliber. At the end of two seasons I wonder if this same group of people is willing to reconsider its position. I don't question the fact that Braun is an outstanding player with amazing potential. He is among the best sluggers in the game and a year masked by the abysmal performance of the Brewers does nothing to disprove this premise. However, if one player deserved a large contract at the beginning of 2008, it was Prince Fielder. At a time when the state of Wisconsin is wondering if the Green Bay Packers might be for ...
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Article written by Boris Yovchev