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Monday, February 25, 2019

Just Send It: Brewers planning to go slowly with Canadian Brett Lawrie

PHOENIX — Almost two years after he was released during spring training, Brett Lawrie is getting a second chance to play baseball again.

He faces a long road back to the majors.

Lawrie, from Langley, B.C., finalized a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, returning to the organization that took him in the first round of the 2008 draft. But it’s going to be a while before he takes the field with any team in their system.

The Brewers are planning to go very slowly with Lawrie, who hasn’t appeared in a regular-season game since July 21, 2016, with the Chicago White Sox. General manager David Stearns said the infielder is going to spend the next six weeks “putting his body in the best position to succeed moving forward,” and then progress to baseball activities.

 

 

QLE Posted: February 25, 2019 at 04:58 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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