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Report: Brewers’ Martin Maldonado suspended five games

Your browser does not support iframes. Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado has been suspended five games by Major League Baseball for his role in Sunday’s benches-clearing fight with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney. Maldonado also was fined $2,500, according to Olney’s source. Sunday’s incident began when Brewers’ Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh...
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Brewers recall Figaro, option Wooten to Triple-A

Needing reinforcements in the bullpen after Sunday's 14-inning game, the Milwaukee Brewers optioned right-hander Rob Wooten to Triple-A Nashville and recalled right-hander Alfredo Figaro. Figaro has a 5.00 ERA in nine innings for Nashville this season, with all five of the earned runs against him coming over two of his seven outings. The 29-year-old appeared in 33 games and made...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Carlos Gomez Starts Another Bench-Clearing Brawl vs. Pirates

Carlos Gomez hit a triple on Sunday afternoon and then watched his hit like it was a home run, flipping his bat. Pirates pitcher Gerritt Cole took exception to this, following him around the bases until Gomez slid into third base safe. The benches then cleared and punches were thrown, including Milwaukee’s Martin Maldonado sticking Pittsburgh’s Travis Snider right in the face...
Via Diehardsport
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Miller Park is installing a doghouse for Hank

Are you tired of Hank the Dog stories yet? No? Lucky you! The Brewers enter Monday with the best record in baseball, but who cares about their best start since 1987 when Hank is getting his own adorable little doghouse installed at Miller Park? His new digs while he’s in residence at the stadium will be a roomy, one-bedroom Cape Cod-style dwelling. No word on whether it will be...
Via The Outside Corner
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Brewers place Logan Schafer on DL

The Milwaukee Brewers are enjoying one of the hottest starts to the season in their franchise history. At 14-5, they're red hot. They open a three-game set at home tonight against the San Diego Padres but they'll have to do it without outfielder Logan Schafer, who was placed on the Disabled List yesterday. Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tweets it out: Logan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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WATCH: Pirates and Brewers' Benches Clear; Punches Thrown

The Pirates and Brewers are division rivals, and it's clear the two teams aren't the best of friends.. And on Sunday afternoon, fireworks went off after Brewers CF Carlos Gomez hit what he thought was a home run, which ended up being a triple.  Afterwards, he slid into third base, and an argument began between he and Pirates P Gerrit Cole. After some heated words,...
Via The Sports Daily
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Brewers top Pirates behind homers from Braun, Davis

With the Milwaukee Brewers down to their final two outs, Ryan Braun did it again. Just as he did to win Saturday night's game, Braun homered off Pirates closer Jason Grilli in the ninth inning. This time he tied the game, sending it to extra innings. Khris Davis finally broke the tie with a solo home run off Pirates reliever Jeanmar Gomez in the top of the 14th and Francisco...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Carlos Gomez, Travis Snider Ejected In Heated Bench-Clearing Brawl (Video)

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez sparked yet another bench-clearing brawl, this time in Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Gomez thought he hit a home run when he drove the ball to deep center field in the top of the third inning, but he quickly booked it to third base when he realized it was not going to make it over the wall. After Gomez was declared safe...
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Off two a hot start, Wily Peralta draws two starts this week (MLB Two Start Pitchers Week 4)

Wily Peralta - Milwaukee Brewers (2-0, 1.96 ERA) vs SD (Andrew Cashner) vs CHI (Travis Wood). Peralta is a nice play if you are looking for a couple starts this week. Wily has allowed only four runs over his first three games and against great teams too in the Red Sox, Pirates and Cardinals. He should be able to keep it up against the Padres and Cubs. Peralta was removed from his...
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WATCH: Punches thrown during Brewers-Rockies brawl

Your browser does not support iframes. During Sunday’s game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates, the scene turned ugly in the top of the third inning. Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez hit what he apparently thought would be a solo home run. That ended up not being the case as the ball stayed in […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Benches Clear In Pittsburgh And Carlos Gomez In Middle Of It

The benches cleared in Pittsburgh after Carlos Gomez pimped a triple he initially thought off the bat was a round tripper. The Pirates hurler Gerrit Cole took exception and expressed his discontent with Gomez. The respective benches cleared and outfielder Travis Snider tackled Gomez to add fuel to the fire. What do you know, just another day in the life of Brewers hot-head Carlos...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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OF Schafer placed on DL with strained right hamstring

The Milwaukee Brewers made a series of roster moves prior to Sunday's series finale in Pittsburgh, placing outfielder Logan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and activating first baseman Lyle Overbay from the paternity list. Utility man Elian Herrera will stay with the Brewers to fill Schafer's spot on the roster. Schafer's stint on the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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Logan Schafer seeks quick return

When Elian Herrera was inserted in place of Khris Davis in the seventh inning Friday as a defensive replacement, it became apparent something wasn't right with Logan Schafer. As it turns out, Schafer has been dealing with a hamstring issue that cropped up while he was stretching in the on-deck circle prior to a pinch-hitting appearance in the seventh inning Thursday. Schafer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Brewers re-sign Jeffress to Minors deal

MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reports that the Brewers have signed Jeremy Jeffress to a minor league deal. The Brewers originally drafted Jeffress in the first round of the 2006 draft, 16th overall. In December 2010, the Brewers sent him to the Royals along with Lorenzo Cain, Alcides Escobar, and Jake Odorizzi to acquire Zack Greinke and Yuniesky Betancourt. In November 2012, the Blue...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brewers C literally hits cover off the ball

Announcers like to say that guys “hit the cover off the ball” all the time, but how often is that literally what happened? Brewers backup catcher Martin Maldonado did just that against Charlie Morton and the Pirates. While he didn’t exactly hit it hard — he pounded it into the ground — the ball fell apart as it reached poor Pedro Alvarez, who had to try to throw a ball...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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