Milwaukee Brewers defeat Florida Marlins, 6-2

Quite possibly, this was the one of the most meaningful starts of the season for the Milwaukee Brewers.

It came with the team officially eliminated from the playoffs. It came with it playing a Florida Marlins team also not in contention. It came in the final two weeks of a mostly throwaway season that didn't come close to living up to expectations.

And, unless something completely unexpected happens between now and late March, it came from a pitcher who won't be in t...

The possibility has been lingering over Brewer Nation since last winter and during this season's non-waiver trade deadline.

Most logical minds seem to think the Milwaukee Brewers should trade first baseman Prince Fielder for desperately needed pitching rather than hang onto him for one more run in 2011, after which he becomes a free agent and almost surely would sign elsewhere, leaving the Brewers with nothing more than draft picks that may or may not pan out.

If the...