By Evans Clinchy
April 11, 2012

The Milwaukee Brewers have been in negotiations this spring with All-Star hurler Zack Greinke about a potential contract extension, but now the two parties are mutually agreeing to suspend all contract talk, according to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com.

Greinke is entering a contract year -- he signed a four-year, $38 million extension with the Kansas City Royals back in January 2009, and he's currently heading into the final season of that deal, making $13.5 million. Greinke hired agent Casey Close before the end of spring training, presumably in anticipation of a long contract negotiation.

Brewers manager Doug Melvin said the decision doesn't necessarily rule out the two sides resuming talks later, but nothing is scheduled at the moment.

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