As of Tuesday evening, Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin had no offers on the table to any free agent.

Before the winter meetings adjourn Thursday, that should change.

"Probably, yes," said Melvin.

The Brewers likely will make offers to both shortstop Jimmy Rollins and third baseman Aramis Ramirez, perhaps one before the other. They can't afford to sign both but they would like to have one or the other.

Without mentioning either player by name, Melvin admitted he will hedge his bets at both positions.

"There are three or four scenarios that we're thinking about," said Melvin. "That stuff all comes into the thinking. Again, you don't know until you know what the actual dollars are with players (whether a deal is doable).