Milwaukee’s Financial Flexibility Heading into Free Agency

The offseason is swiftly approaching, meaning it’s almost time for the second round of David Stearns and company’s rebuilding efforts in Milwaukee. The Brewers never looked like a playoff team by any means in 2016, but the fact that they improved upon their 2015 performance by five games despite all the talent that was jettisoned in that span is a good sign that things are moving...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Poll: Should The Brewers Tender Chris Carter?

That the Brewers should tender a contract to slugging first baseman Chris Carter seems, at first, to be obvious. After being non-tendered by the Astros last offseason, Carter signed a one-year, $2.5MM contract with Milwaukee, then tied Nolan Arenado for the NL home-run crown, with a career-high 41. Now Carter has 4.159 years of service time, and the Brewers are faced with a decision...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

The Value of the Brewers’ Long-Term Flexibility

As we all know at this point, the Brewers are rebuilding. Generally, that means the interesting moves are happening in the minor leagues and on the fringes, as the club looks to develop its top minor leaguers and find bargains off the scrap heap. So it is with good reason that the rebuild (and much of the discussion around it) is focused on the organization’s top prospects and...
Via BP Milwaukee
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading Trades I: Inventory

Brewers GM David Stearns earned a quick reputation for deal-making at a rapid pace, and his work followed a severe 2015 trade deadline from President Doug Melvin. Now that the first full rebuilding season is complete, and a season and a half has passed since the first rebuilding deals, it is worth using this vast body of trades to work on strategies for evaluating trades. All told...
Via BP Milwaukee
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers, Deleware North to overhaul concession areas at Miller Park

MILWAUKEE -- As the Milwaukee Brewers reshape their on-the-field roster, the home ballpark will undergo the single largest improvement since it opened in 2001, team executives said Wednesday.An approximately $20 million transformation of the food and beverage concession areas on all four levels of Miller Park is expected to be completed in time for the April 3, 2017, home opener...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers committed to aggressive playing style during rebuild

MILWAUKEE -- The rebuilding Milwaukee Brewers tried to make up for any deficits in talent by staying aggressive, especially on the base paths.It's a tone that manager Craig Counsell wants to maintain as the roster reshaping continues, with more young players expected to arrive at Miller Park in 2017.The Brewers led the majors with 181 stolen bases, 42 more than second-place Cincinnati...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Future uncertain for Brewers star Braun as offseason begins

MILWAUKEE -- To take the next step forward in their rebuilding project, the Milwaukee Brewers might need to part with their most recognizable player.Ryan Braun could be a difference-maker in a lineup for a contender that can stomach his pricey contract. But Braun proved his worth after finishing the season healthy and becoming one of the top sluggers in the National League again...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: 2016 Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers definitely played baseball this season. That’s one thing you can say about them without hesitation. Was it good baseball? Not always. But for the Brewers, this year wasn’t about contending for the division (impossible, when you share it with the Cubs) or even the Wild Card. It wasn’t even about finishing .500, though that would’ve been a nice surprise...
Via The Comeback
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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