Brewers Re-Sign Craig Counsell

Craig Counsell is returning to Milwaukee for another season, the Brewers announced today. The 15-year veteran will earn $1.4MM in his sixth campaign with the Brewers. Agent Barry Meister represents Counsell.

Counsell, 40, hit .250/.322/.319 in 230 plate appearances this year while appearing at shortstop, third base, and second base. He has appeared in 100 or more games in each of the past seven seasons.

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the agreement and Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel added the terms of the deal on Twitter.

Ben Nicholson-Smith contributed to this post.

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