By Will Yoder
January 17, 2012

After 16 seasons in the MLB as a utility infielder, Craig Counsell will retire and join the Milwaukee Brewers front office, according to a tweet from Scott Miller of CBS Sports.

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Counsell, 40, had served as a member of the Brewers since 2007. In six years with Milwaukee he hit .241/.333/.326 with 13 home runs and 130 RBI in 711 games. He also played for the Arizona Diamondbacks, where he helped the team claim their first-ever World Series championship in 2011, and has had stints with the Florida Marlins, Colorado Rockies, and Los Angeles Dodgers.

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