12:33pm: MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy says the deal with Lamb has been finalized, with the Brewers on the hook for something close to the league minimum for ’09.
TUESDAY, 10:58am: Tom Haudricourt says Lamb’s signing will be announced today. Haudricourt rejects the Rosenthal/Price report about the Lamb signing paving the way for a Hall trade.
MONDAY, 8:07pm: Rosenthal and Ed Price say the Lamb signing could prompt the Brewers to trade Bill Hall. Hall interests the Yankees, but he has almost $16MM left on his deal. Rosenthal notes that Yankees targets Hall and Mike Cameron are friends of C.C. Sabathia.
4:52pm: According to MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy, the Brewers are "closing in on a deal to re-sign free agent third baseman Mike Lamb." GM Doug Melvin will continue discussions with Lamb’s agent later today.