November 16th, 2011

MLB Free Agent Rumors 2012: Jimmy Rollins Added to Milwaukee Brewers’ Wish List


The rumor mill is in full swing for the Milwaukee Brewers and GM Doug Melvin.

As we learned yestereday, the Brewers have been weighing their options heavily on a number of free-agent shortstops and third basemen.

Aramis Ramirez, Jose Reyes, Rafael Furcal, Clint Barmes and even Yuniesky Betancourt are all considered the most “likely” add-ons at this juncture, but nothing is set in stone and we’re guaranteed to see a few more names pop up with the GM meetings just under two weeks away.

Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman tweeted earlier today on how the Brewers have added free-agent shortstop Jimmy Rollins to their offseason wish-list.

Brewers add rollins to their ss list. Also eyeing reyes, furcal, yuni, barmes. hear they like reyes, good call if prince a no-go.

Rollins, 32, is coming off his 11th season with the Phillies, where he batted .268 with 16 HR and 63 RBI in 142 games played.  He also stole 30 bases in 38 attempts.

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