Brewers Expect A Counteroffer From Sabathia

According to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Brewers GM Doug Melvin expects a counteroffer from C.C. Sabathia‘s agents.  The Brewers have already reportedly offered five years and $100MM, so their ceiling must be a bit higher.  Melvin doesn’t expect the counteroffer until Sabathia receives bids from other teams. 

We know the Brewers are a long shot to sign Sabathia, but it’d be interesting to see the ramifications.  Would the Brewers have money for other improvements?  What would the Yankees do?

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