Carlos Gomez

Buy or stand pat? Surprising Brewers weigh trade deadline

The Milwaukee Brewers' biggest fan calls team owner Mark Attanasio regularly and wonders occasionally what moves one of baseball's most surprising teams might make at the trade deadline.

Former team owner and baseball commissioner Bud Selig is getting inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 30, a day before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline. For the first time in a couple seasons, the Brewers are in contention.

Should they be buyers and potentially veer from a long-term rebuilding plan? Or stand pat but hold on to the best prospects in one of the league's top farm systems?

"With (Selig) it's more, he wants to be on the inside knowing what we're...