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Catching On

Tom Haudricourt -Premium Content

No player likes being cut from major league training camp. But when Vinny Rottino got the news this spring, he couldn't help being a bit excited. When the Brewers gave Rottino the news he was going back to Triple-A Nashville for a third season, they told him he'd have a new assignment. Once a utilityman who played nearly every position on the field, Rottino would be catching—and catching only.

Majors | #2008#Milwaukee Brewers#Organization Reports

Newly Armed For Battle

Tom Haudricourt -Premium Content

No player wants to move backward in an organization's pecking order. That's what happened to lefthander Zach Jackson in 2007, and he didn't like it much. He had taken a step forward the previous season with his first exposure to the big leagues, going 2-2, 5.40 in eight outings that helped stabilize an injury-riddled rotation.

Majors | #2008#Milwaukee Brewers#Organization Reports