Milwaukee Brewers' Jean Segura steals second base ahead of the tag by Chicago White Sox's Alejandro De Aza during Saturday's exhibition game at Miller Park in Milwaukee. The Brewers acquired Segura last July in the trade that sent starting pitcher Zack Greinke to the Anaheim Angels.
Doug Melvin has worked with some aggressive baseball owners during his career.
The Milwaukee Brewers general manager was with the late George Steinbrenner while with the New York Yankees as a scouting director. He was an assistant general manager under Peter Angelos with the Baltimore Orioles and the general manager for Tom Hicks with the Texas Rangers.
Mark Attanasio might just be as involved as any of them. The Brewers' owner wants to win, so much so that he played a key role in the negotiations that brought free-agent pitcher Kyle Lohse to Milwaukee last week. ...