Counsell, who played with Brewers in '04, returns
MILWAUKEE -- Craig Counsell decided he'd rather be a backup for his hometown team than a starter someplace else.
Shortstop Milwaukee BrewersProfile
2006 SEASON STATISTICS
GM HR RBI R OBP AVG
105 4 30 56 .327 .255
Counsell returned to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, agreeing to a $6 million, two-year contract. Counsell is a native of the Milwaukee area and played for the Brewers in 2004.