MILWAUKEE, WI - JUNE 21: Zack Greinke #13 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a Major League Baseball game at Miller Park Stadium on June 21, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
Casey Close the front runner to represent Zack Greinke according to a source and Greinke's decision expected prior to opening day— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) April 1, 2012
Greinke, who is expected to make his decision on a new agent before opening day on Friday, has been representing himself since leaving CAA in December.
The former Cy Young winner has been in extension talks with the Brewers as he is coming to the end of his current four-year deal.
Reportedly, Greinke's first words as his own agent were: "I think very highly of my client."
Close, who also recently parted ways with CAA in February, was part of the team who sent Greinke to the Brewers from the Royals in late 2010.