He had headed the Brewers' scouting department since being hired on Oct. 25, 1999, and is responsible for drafting the core of the NL's wild-card team, including Prince Fielder, J.J. Hardy, Ryan Braun, Corey Hart and Rickie Weeks. Another of his draftees, outfielder Matt LaPorta, was used as a trade chip to acquire Cleveland's C.C. Sabathia, who led their playoff run.
October 22, 2008
Can This Man Save The Seattle Mariners?
The Mariners stole away Brewer's executive Jack Zduriencik as their new GM today...if only he can replicate this: