BREWERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Josh Hader has stuff, lacks consistency

The list of great Milwaukee Brewers pitching prospects who panned out in the major leagues in the 2000s starts with Yovani Gallardo and, well, it pretty much ends right there. The Brewers front office did a lot of work this offseason to replenish a barren farm system. In doing so, they may have found that next great pitching prospect, as Josh Hader is off to a hot start in 2016....
Via Today's Knuckleball
21 hours ago

Carter off to better start than he had in career year

In 2014, when Chris Carter hit a career-high 37 home runs for the Astros, he hit his ninth on June 3, in his 51st game. In the Brewers' 5-4 win over the Angels on Tuesday night, Carter enjoyed his second multihomer game in three days, giving him nine home runs on May 3, in his 25th game.
Via Brewers.com
1 day ago

Brewers' homers, bullpen hold off Angels for Guerra

Jonathan Lucroy and Chris Carter hit back-to-back home runs in the Brewers' go-ahead fifth inning to power a long-awaited victory for right-hander Junior Guerra, who gave new meaning to the term journeyman in a 5-4 win over the Angels at Miller Park on Tuesday night.
Via Brewers.com
1 day ago

The Call-Up: Junior Guerra

Normally these types of articles are reserved for minor leaguers that are considered “top prospects,” but that’s never really been the case for Junior Guerra of the Milwaukee Brewers. However the journeyman opened up plenty the eyes within the organization with an excellent showing in the minor leagues for the White Sox last season and is certainly an intriguing pitcher...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers designate RP Sam Freeman for assignment

Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the Brewers have designated relief pitcher Sam Freeman for assignment, triggering the ten-day clock that will see the team either trade Freeman, release Freeman, or have him accept an assignment to the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox. Haudricourt quotes Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell as pointing to Freeman’s lack...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Game 25 Recap: Brewers 8 Angels 5

TOP PLAY: On Sunday, the Brewers laid the beat down on the Marlins, scoring 14 runs. The Brewers were back in action on Monday; while they didn’t score 14 runs, they still put up a quality offensive performance, scoring 8. Early on, however, it didn’t appear as though this was going to be a high scoring game. In the bottom of the fifth, the game was still tied 1-1. Nelson was...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nelson's pitching, hitting lead Brewers past Angels 8-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) Jimmy Nelson pitched seven strong innings and drove in the go-ahead run to lead the Milwaukee Brewers past the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night. Nelson (4-2) retired 15 of 16 batters before giving up a solo home run to Mike Trout in the sixth. He allowed two runs and four hits over seven innings. Ryan Braun reached base four times for Milwaukee, which broke...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Power Rankings Week 4: Brewers Move Up One Spot

Another week that wasn’t too friendly to the Brewers. Outside of yesterday’s coming out party with 14 runs against the Marlins, the offense has faded a bit, as I hinted at in my comments this week to ESPN. Despite not playing their best, the Brewers moved up one spot to No. 27: A drought of wins has brought change to Milwaukee’s pitching rotation. A poor outing against the...
Via Disciples of Uecker
2 days ago

Milwaukee Brewers: Ryan Braun playing his way onto trade block

Only 22 days into the Milwaukee Brewers’ 2011 season, one that will forever be recognized by a banner in left field at Miller Park which reads “NL Central Champions,” Ryan Braun signed a $145.5 million deal through 2020 which was meant to make him a Brewer for life. Telling many Milwaukee fans that Braun will be in Cream City for the remainder of his career garners a much different...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Jungmann defines Milwaukee Brewers’ pitching

Seven of the top-ten-teams in pitching a season ago made the postseason. The Milwaukee Brewers are 24th in all of Major League Baseball in total team pitching this year and Taylor Jungmann has been optioned to Triple-A. The one thing the Brewers have not seemed to figure out since their playoff run back in 2011 is a pitching staff. The National League Central is a division that has...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett to DL with oblique tightness

CHICAGO (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have placed second baseman Scooter Gennett on the 15-day disabled list with right oblique tightness. The Brewers replaced him on the 25-man roster Thursday by calling up infielder Hernan Perez from Triple-A Colorado Springs and moving right-hander Matt Garza to the 60-day disabled list. Gennett was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup against...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun, Brewers off to successful start at the plate

MILWAUKEE -- Ryan Braun is healthy again, and it's showing with his swing.He is hitting with authority the opposite way, to right field. Maybe this rebuilding season won't be so tough after all for the Milwaukee Brewers."Swing is in a good place, bat path is in a good place," Braun said after the Brewers' 8-5 win on Sunday over the Philadelphia Phillies. "But more than that, I'm...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Wily Peralta a cause for concern

The Milwaukee Brewers currently hold a 7-11 overall record in their first full year of a potentially long, painful rebuilding process. When this meticulous process does reach what could be a very entertaining conclusion, starting pitcher Wily Peralta seems to be the best fit for the “ace” role. However, through four starts in 2016, the 26-year-old is really struggling and remains...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers to Give Away Bob Uecker Alarm Clocks

The Milwaukee Brewers want to make sure you “get up” and out of bed on time. All fans who show up for the team’s July 10 game against the St. Louis Cardinals will receive a talking Bob Uecker alarm clock. That’s right…an alarm clock, decked out in Brewers blue and yellow, with the voice of “Mr. Baseball” himself. Seriously, if there is one way to get people to stop...
Via Hall of Very Good
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braun hits two HRs amid Pirates fans' 'steroids' chants

  Ryan Braun had a big game for the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, and he did it all despite taunts from the opposing fans. When Braun came up to the plate at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, he was met with chants of “steroids” from the fans. Pirates fans chanting "steroids" around the whole stadium when Braun comes up to bat and twice...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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