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Hoffman really the answer in Milwaukee?

Updated: January 8, 2009, 2:36 PM ET
By Rob Neyer

Is Trevor Hoffman really going to cure what's ailed the Brewers? Dave Cameron is skeptical:

… Hoffman will go to Milwaukee to replace the retired Salomon Torres as the closer for the Brew Crew, leaving the west coast for an opportunity to be the 9th inning guy on a contender.

How much does Hoffman have left, though? At 41-years-old and with an average fastball of 86 MPH, he's clearly [not] going to be blowing anyone away at this point. He still relies on an excellent ...

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