ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 14: Prince Fielder #28 of the Milwaukee Brewers looks on dejected from the dugout late in the game against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 14, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. The Cardinals won 7-1. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Several disparate threads coming together to form quick Brewers update. Looks like the team is definitely still in the hunt to retain Prince Fielder as long as offers don't go into the crazy $170M-$200M range (Olney). Here's the latest:
Brewers to bid on Nakajima - @npbtracker
"Sanspo says the #Brewers are going to bid on Hiroyuki Nakajima"
Brewers Upping Their Offer to Fielder - @Buster_ESPN
"MILW last formal offer to Prince Fielder was 5/100, but as part of current talks, they've let it be known that they could stretch to 6/120."
Prince Fielder Market Still Includes Brewers - Jon Paul Morosi
"The Brewers, Cubs, Mariners and Nationals are among the teams with interest in Fielder, sources say."
Brewers Sign Velazquez - @Kevin_Goldstein
"The #Brewers have signed former (and troubled) #Rangers OF Miguel Velazquez"
Braddock Should Make Spring Camp - @Haudricourt
"It is my understanding that the Brewers expect Braddock to be back in spring camp."
Where Is The Market For Prince Fielder? - MLB Daily Dish
"...is there an opportunity for Fielder to return to Milwaukee? If a deal with the Nationals doesn't work out (his best option to receive a mega-deal), then would Fielder be best served by signing a five-year, $100 million contract with the Brewers?"