BREWERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Defense key as Brewers edge Braves

A two-run offensive night is usually not a good thing for the Brewers. But on Tuesday night, two runs were good enough. The defense made sure of that.
Via Brewers.com
14 hours ago

Milwaukee Brewers: Hey, it hasn’t been so bad thus far

For Milwaukee Brewers fans, the narrative for the 2016 season was already spelled out for them: it was not going to be a fun season, and a winning record would be a complete fantasy. The team is in full rebuilding mode, and fans would just have to stay patient until the team would be ready to compete in however many years from now. For myself, I bought the narrative. I knew going...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Guerra looks to keep rolling in 1st start vs. Braves

There could be a lot of strikeouts at Turner Field on Wednesday night, when a pair of hard-throwing right-handers go at it. Braves fireballer Mike Foltynewicz faces Brewers rookie righty Junior Guerra in the second game of the three-game series.
Via Brewers.com
18 hours ago

Pitching Staff and the Rebuild

It’s no secret that the Brewers’ pitching staff has struggled tremendously this year: they rank last in baseball in DRA, are the only group to have posted negative WARP, and are leading only Cincinnati in FIP. And unfortunately for the Brewers, many of the culprits are young pitchers who the club was hoping to be able to build around. While last year blame could justifiably be...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Linked to Cuban OF Yadiel Hernandez

An updated story regarding Cuban outfielder Yadiel Hernandez broke yesterday, as he participated in a private workout with the Miami Marlins.  However, the piece written by Ben Badler and published on Baseball America had a very interesting tidbit at the end: a total of four teams had been connected to the International Free Agent.  Among that list (Rockies, Marlins, and Diamondbacks...
Via Disciples of Uecker
1 day ago

Sheets, Ash to represent Brewers at Draft

Major League Baseball announced the annual list of club reps for the 2016 MLB Draft on Monday, and as usual it is a star-studded gathering from the past that will man the phones and help welcome the future on the first night of selections.
Via Brewers.com
1 day ago

ESPN Power Rankings Week 6: Cycle Continues, Back to No. 26

Though it didn’t end the way we all had hoped it would with the Brewers being swept by the Mets, there are still reasons to be happy about the team’s performance. I reflected on some of them in this week’s comments to ESPN, where the Brewers moved up the ranks back to familiar territory at No. 26, one spot higher than last week: A pair of dazzling performances from starting...
Via Disciples of Uecker
2 days ago

Triple-A Shorstop Of The Week: Brewers’ Orlando Arcia Extends Hitting Streak

Orlando Arcia of the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox. (www.eluniversal.com) The minor leagues are filled with tremendous talent all just waiting for their big league break. Shortstop Orlando Arcia, who plays for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, the Triple-A Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers, is one of those players. The twenty-one year old has a twelve game hitting streak so far...
Via Legends On Deck
2 days ago

Game 44 Recap: Mets 3 Brewers 1

Best & Worst Play: It turns out that Noah Syndergaard fella can pitch pretty well. Across seven innings, he allowed a lone run on six hits and no walks, while piling up 11 strikeouts. Once the Mets took the lead with a two-run fourth inning, the Brewers’ win expectancy never rose above 40 percent. The closest the Brewers came to a comeback was in the seventh inning, Syndergaard’s...
Via BP Milwaukee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers fall to Mets despite first career homer from Flores

NEW YORK -- David Wright singled home the winning run on a 3-0 pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Saturday.Curtis Granderson hit his latest leadoff homer for the Mets, and Yoenis Cespedes tied the score in the sixth with a two-run shot that chased rookie starter Zach Davies.That got Jacob...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anatomy of a Gem: Junior Guerra Cube-ifies the Cubs

The Brewers don’t pitch well. You know it, I know it, so let’s not dwell on it. In a long and dark rebuilding year, a few dominant performances will occur — not often, but enough to prevent fans from burning down Miller Park. Over the course of the season, I’ll highlight as many of these explosions as I can, to keep up spirits until the farm system brings back winning baseball...
Via BP Milwaukee
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Guerra whiffs 11, Nieuwenhuis hits big HR as Brewers take series from Cubs

MILWAUKEE -- Junior Guerra struck out a career-high 11, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Chris Carter homered and the Milwaukee Brewers slowed the Chicago Cubs with a 5-3 victory Thursday.Jason Hammel (5-1) allowed four runs and five hits in six innings. He had been 8-0 with a 2.37 ERA in 11 career starts against the Brewers. Chicago, a big-league best 28-11, has lost three times in a four-game...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun out for 2nd consecutive game with back stiffness

MILWAUKEE-- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun missed his second consecutive game against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday because of back stiffness.Manager Craig Counsell said that Braun is getting multiple treatments per day."We hope we'll have him back this weekend," Counsell said.Counsell has said the 32-year-old slugger might need periodic days off to rest.Braun, who underwent...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers trade rumors: Braun and Lucroy on the move?

Buyers and sellers are among some of the great debates during the summer of the Major League Baseball season, and the Milwaukee Brewers are front and center. With a tough National League Central, it isn’t likely that the Brewers will end up in a pennant race. With that being said, Milwaukee’s stars Johnathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun are possible trade pieces down the stretch of...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

JT Realmuto has home run taken away after passing base runner (Video)

Coming into Monday’s game against the Brewers, Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto had two home runs on the young season. In the second inning, he hit number three. Unfortunately, Realmuto doesn’t get credit for it. The video evidence shows Realmuto hitting a pitch from Wily Peralta into the home run sculpture in left-center field for a would-be two-run home run since Marcel Ozuna...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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