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Aoki put talents on display after getting off to rough start

CREATED Apr 5, 2012

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  • Milwaukee Brewers' Norichika Aoki slaps a ground ball to second against the San Diego Padres in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game Saturday, March 31, 2012 in Peoria. Ariz. Aoki was out at first. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) ORG XMIT: AZLI108 Image by Lenny Ignelzi

The Brewers have watched Norichika Aoki transform in front of their very eyes, going from tentative newcomer in the early going to confident contributor by the final few weeks.