Edmonds playing like he never left

Veteran center fielder, 39, expected to make Brewers' Opening Day roster

Updated: March 17, 2010, 1:53 AM ET
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

PHOENIX -- At the first full squad meeting of the Milwaukee Brewers' spring training, manager Ken Macha went around the clubhouse, detailing the 2009 accomplishments of his players, from Prince Fielder to Casey McGehee. Jim Edmonds finally raised his hand, stood up and said, with a straight face, "I lowered my golf score from 110 to 85." Then everyone in the room laughed.

Edmonds had never played golf before, and within a year was shooting in the 80s, which is remarkable, but this is more ...

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