While the Brewers prepare to take an offseason hiatus, we'll still be here, covering the news and rumors throughout the Hot Stove season. That means it's time to check the Inbox, beginning with the question that figures to dominate the Brewers' offseason: Will Ryan Braun be part of the Brewers in 2017?
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After several deals netted them top talent, the Brewers instructional league roster features impressive prospects, including Phil Bickford. 2016 Draft picks join Bickford at instructs.
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According to ESPN.com, Zach Davies isn’t scheduled to make another start. Thus, ends his rookie season. Davies finished the year with a 4.35 RA9, 3.89 FIP, and 3.95 xFIP. None of these numbers will stand out; in fact, these numbers suggest that Davies had a mundane rookie campaign. But, Davies has a DRA of 3.56. Better than Junior Guerra, or any other Brewers starting pitcher this...
Jonathan Villar homered on the first pitch of the Brewers' 8-5 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park, giving Villar 19 homers and leaving him one shy of baseball's seventh 20-homer, 60-steal season ever, and its first in 26 years.
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Former first-round pick Taylor Jungmann did not do much to endear himself to the Brewers at the major league level this season. But the team was giving him a chance to pitch as a starter in September. That stint will end prematurely. A hip injury will bring Jungmann’s second big-league season to a halt, Craig […] The post Hip injury ends Taylor Jungmann’s Brewers season appeared...
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jonathan Villar had two home runs and a career-high five RBIs and Matt Garza beat his former team as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Monday night.The loss dropped American League West-champion Texas one-half game behind the Boston Red Sox in the race for the league's best record. The Cleveland Indians pulled within one-half game of the...
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MILWAUKEE -- Brandon Finnegan pitched five scoreless innings in his final start of the season, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Finnegan (10-11) scattered three hits and struck out four, needing only 54 pitches to get through five innings. Raisel Iglesias pitched the ninth for his fourth save in five chances. Finnegan, obtained in...
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MILWAUKEE -- Brewers owner Mark Attanasio thinks the team's rebuilding is farther along than he envisioned at the season's start.Attanasio gave high marks to first-year general manager David Stearns and said he is pleased with the overall performance of manager Craig Counsell.Milwaukee began Thursday 68-84 after finishing last season 68-94. The Brewers have not reached the postseason...
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The Brewers announced this past week that Junior Guerra’s season is over, thankfully not due to a aggravation of the injury that forced him to miss nearly a month, but simply due to the 31-year-old reaching an innings limit. The #2016BrewersAce finishes his first season as a major league starter with a stellar 2.81 ERA and a 9-3 record backed up by an even 100 strikeouts over 121...
The day after the Chicago Cubs clinched the NL Central, several members of the front office watched Friday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers from the bleachers at Wrigley Field, including President Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer. Donning a fake mustache and ball cap, Epstein tried to disguise his identity but was unsuccessful as multiple people recognized the 42-year-old...
In a year where a stunning amount of Brewers have surpassed anyone’s expectations — Jonathan Villar, Junior Guerra, Zach Davies, Tyler Thornburg, even Hernan Perez to an extent — some of the players the team was counting on have fallen short. Obviously, these players outnumber the surprises; if they didn’t, the Brewers wouldn’t find themselves in fourth place. But of the...
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