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ENEMY LINES an opposing team's scout sizes up the Brewers
Jeff Pearlman
March 31, 2003
This team may have the worst talent in the majors....
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March 31, 2003

Enemy Lines An Opposing Team's Scout Sizes Up The Brewers

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This team may have the worst talent in the majors....

Royce Clayton is a nice man, but he would not start on a good team. Third baseman Wes Helms does nothing especially well; he'll hit 15 to 20 homers, maybe bat .270. Eric Young is the worst defensive second baseman in the league....

Richie Sexson has great power. Pitchers think they can bust him inside, but try it and he'll kill the ball....

If Alex Sanchez learns how to run the bases, he'll steal because he has awesome speed. He starts for a lot of teams. I used to love Geoff Jenkins, but he can't stay healthy, and his long swing isn't doing him any favors. You have to wonder whether Jeffrey Hammonds is done....

Ben Sheets reminds me of Roger Clemens. He's got three plus pitches, and he's intense. On 20 other teams he's a 20-game winner. With Milwaukee he'll win 14 or 15. Glendon Rusch is savvy, but he needs to be surrounded by hard throwers so that his stuff looks slower. Todd Ritchie is an ordinary No. 4 starter....

Mike DeJean's best asset is his deceptive delivery; in a perfect world he's a setup guy. Luis Vizcaino has a rubber arm. He can pitch every day."

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