Aug 20, 2012; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart (1) during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

MLB rumors: Milwaukee Brewers making Corey Hart 'priority'

The Milwaukee Brewers seem to have a special place in their heart for Corey Hart.

A nine-year veteran (ten if you count his one game in 2004), Hart has spent his entire career with the Brewers and according to the Milwaukee Journal, is a ‘priority’ for the Brewers to re-sign:

“That said, there has to be a fit for both sides. We’re certainly open to doing that. The Brewers, as always, have been very communicative. They have made Corey a priority. We’ll see how it all plays out. We will meet with all the (interested) teams. There’s interest in Corey from many teams.”

Hart missed all of the 2013 season with injury and the team has constantly rebuffed potential trade offers for the slugger, so it would be a bit shocking to see the two sides not strike a deal.

Like any player coming off a significant injury, the team wants to protect themselves while the player wants to be paid for their previous accomplishments so the two sides are likely attempting to find a middle ground.

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