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A family matter: Selig celebrates HOF honor

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 16:09:48 EDT

Bud Selig's wife, daughters and granddaughters were by his side on Monday as he was introduced during the Winter Meetings for the first time as a Hall of Famer. The women in Selig's life have played a significant role in his career, beginning with his mother Marie, who introduced Selig to baseball in the first place.



Brewers pitching surplus attractive to teams

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:00:19 EDT

While much of the focus on the Brewers since season's end has been on the possibility of a Ryan Braun trade, Milwaukee genereal manager David Stearns is well positioned to trade a starting pitcher.



Former Commissioner Selig elected to HOF

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 21:11:45 EDT

The man who brought Major League Baseball back to Milwaukee in 1970, and who led the legislative fight to keep it there with the construction of Miller Park, received the sport's highest honor on Sunday, when Brewers founder Allan H. (Bud) Selig was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.



Nottingham on Fall League's Top Prospects Team

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDT

The Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.



Brewers donate to Mets staffer's charity auction

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:35:32 EDT

The Brewers contributed a pair of experiences to a charity auction in memory of late New York Mets public-relations executive Shannon Forde, marking the fifth consecutive year that Major League teams have helped raise funds in the name of a member of the baseball family affected by cancer.



Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDT

Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.



Brewers avoid arbitration with Gennett, Nieuwenhuis

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:07:07 EDT

The Brewers avoided arbitration with second baseman Scooter Gennett and outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis with one-year deals, tendered contracts to five other arbitration-eligible players and cut loose first baseman Chris Carter on Friday.



Brewers non-tender NL HR champ Carter

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:08:42 EDT

Unable to find a trade partner for slugger Chris Carter, the Brewers on Friday took the expected, but nonetheless unprecedented, step of nontendering a reigning league home run champion.



Brewers' Top 30 prospects list

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:48:05 EDT

Who do the Brewers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Milwaukee's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Crew could bolster rebuild at Winter Meetings

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:01:56 EDT

The Brewers' rebuild rolls on at the Winter Meetings, where GM David Stearns will continue fielding calls about players as he seeks to further bolster a Minor League system rated No. 1 by MLBPipeline.com.



Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDT

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.



Brewers add Thames on three-year deal

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:45:04 EDT

In one of the most out-of-the-box signings in recent baseball history, the Brewers on Tuesday finalized a three-year contract with Eric Thames, a 30-year-old going on five years since his last at-bat in the big leagues and who spent the past three seasons putting up monster numbers in Korea.



Dealing Braun increasingly makes sense for Brewers

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EDT

The notion of the Milwaukee Brewers trading Ryan Braun was once unthinkable. Now, it seems much closer to completely plausible. Yes as both the Brewers' organizational direction and the market have changed, the concept of trading Braun has progressed all the way from "Why?" to "Why not?"



The Next Big Leaguers: Brewers' Diaz

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDT

The Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.



Watch Thames hit KBO home runs for half an hour

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:01:11 EDT

Watch Thames hit KBO home runs for half an hour



Trade Braun? Choice may be key at Meetings

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:11:18 EDT

Trade Ryan Braun as the next step in a rebuild? Or keep Braun and his 30-homer potential in place? It's the biggest decision general manager David Stearns and the Brewers face as the Winter Meetings convene next week outside Washington, D.C. Braun himself is hanging on the answer.



Crew claims reliever Geltz off waivers from Rays

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:56:48 EDT

The Brewers remained active on the waiver wire Monday, claiming 29-year-old reliever Steve Geltz from the Rays in a move to acquire additional bullpen depth.



Anderson honors family with naming of son

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDT

It will be the Andersons' first holiday as parents. Chase and Anna Anderson had a baby boy earlier this month and named him Robert Hunter, a moniker very special to Chase.



Brewers claim righty Parker, designate Goforth

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:18:52 EDT

The Brewers claimed right-handed pitcher Blake Parker off waivers from the Angels on Wednesday and designated right-hander David Goforth for assignment.



Brewers' Diaz among Top 25 Fall League prospects

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDT

Jim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.



Brewers hold annual food drive at Miller Park

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:15:32 EDT

Ryan Braun joined the Brewers, Hunger Task Force and CBS 58 on Wednesday for the fifth annual "Thanksgiving Drive Thru Food Drive" at Miller Park.



Inbox: What goes into winter ball decisions?

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:33:52 EDT

In the Brewers Inbox, fans ask about Orlando Arcia playing winter ball, which Milwaukee players might participate in the World Baseball Classic, the possibility of a six-man rotation and Scooter Gennett's future contract.



Brinson, Hader added to 40-man roster

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:52:17 EDT

Prospects Lewis Brinson and Josh Hader were among five Brewers farmhands added to the club's 40-man roster on Friday, the deadline to protect Rule 5 Draft-eligible players.



Brewers claim hometown kid Walker from Twins

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:36:46 EDT

Power-hitting outfielder Adam Walker made it to Triple-A with the Twins in 2016. If he takes the next step, he will get to play in the Majors in his hometown.



Brewers unveil Spring Training schedule

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:11:16 EDT

The Brewers will begin their 2017 Spring Training schedule with an exhibition against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and end it with a pair of games at Miller Park, bookending a 35-game slate unveiled Wednesday.



Brewers sign Espino to Minor League deal

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:38:44 EDT

Paolo Espino has pitched at the Triple-A level in each of the past seven seasons. Will 2017 be the year he finally breaks through to the big leagues?



Guerra has value during Hot Stove season

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:14:47 EDT

Though Brewers right-hander Junior Guerra did not appear on any ballots when the Baseball Writers' Association of America unveiled its National League Rookie of the Year Award results on Monday, it offered a timely reminder of just how good Guerra was as a 31-year-old rookie in 2016 and how valuable he could be if the Brewers opt to trade him this offseason.



Nottingham's walk-off lifts Salt River in extras in AFL

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 01:36:02 EDT

The 2016 regular season was a tough one for Brewers prospect Jacob Nottingham. So when he stroked a walk-off single to left field to lift the Salt River Rafters to a 4-3, 11-inning victory over the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League Military Appreciation Game on Saturday night at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, it was a sweet moment.



Brewers, Counsell agree on 3-year extension

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:15:02 EDT

Calling it "the easiest decision I've had to make over the past year," Brewers general manager David Stearns on Friday announced a three-year contract extension for home-grown manager Craig Counsell that runs through 2020.



Brewers were wise to extend Counsell

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:08:59 EDT

Shortly after Craig Counsell was signed to a three-year contract to manage the rebuilding Milwaukee Brewers, in May 2015, he was asked if three years were enough time.



Brewers release 2017 promotional schedule

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:26:54 EDT

Will the Brewers-Reds game at Miller Park on Aug. 13 be a hot ticket? Outlook good.



Brewers bring back Barrios on Minor League deal

Wed, 9 Nov 2016 19:08:41 EDT

The Brewers on Wednesday announced a Minor League agreement with reliever Yhonathan Barrios, a right-hander who pitched for Milwaukee in 2015 but missed the entire 2016 season following shoulder surgery. He was extended an invitation to Major League Spring Training camp.



Brewers clear roster space for future moves

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 18:04:52 EDT

While David Stearns works the annual General Managers Meetings, the Brewers on Tuesday removed three more players from their 40-man roster, increasing the number of openings for prospect additions, waiver claims or other offseason acquisitions to six.



Will Brewers be bigger players in free agency?

Tue, 8 Nov 2016 00:01:56 EDT

The Brewers were quiet on the free agent front last year in GM David Stearns' first winter on the job. His only Major League free-agent acquisition was first baseman Chris Carter, who signed for $2.5 million plus $500,000 in incentives and became a bargain, bashing 41 home runs to tie for the National League lead. As Milwaukee's rebuild enters its second offseason, it remains to be seen whether Stearns is a bigger player this time.



Nottingham among top performers from AFL Fall Stars Game

Sun, 6 Nov 2016 01:43:59 EDT

Jonathan Mayo takes a look at the top performers from Saturday's AFL Fall Stars Game, where the likes of Willie Calhoun, Brent Honeywell, Michael Kopech and more strutted their stuff.



Will Braun be around come Opening Day?

Wed, 9 Nov 2016 13:38:32 EDT

The year's final Major League pitch in in the books, so it's on to 2017. Will it be the year the Brewers turn the corner in their rebuild?



Brewers look ahead with Fall Classic in mind

Fri, 4 Nov 2016 00:32:04 EDT

The World Series was fresh on the minds of the Brewers' decision-makers as they hosted fans for a town hall event on Thursday night and dreamed of a day the Fall Classic comes to Miller Park.



Brewers in AFL: Youngster Diaz gaining valuable experience

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:38:32 EDT

After a year that saw him join the Brewers in an offseason trade and then win the organization's Minor League Player of the Year award, Isan Diaz is now showcasing his upside as the Arizona Fall League's third-youngest position player.



Diaz notches pair of hits in Fall League win

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:02:45 EDT

Isan Diaz has overcome multiple challenges this year. So facing perhaps the hardest-throwing pitcher he's ever faced Friday night wasn't going to faze Diaz.



Brewers have several arbitration choices to make

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:11:02 EDT

Friday is the deadline for clubs to tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players, and it has the potential to be an interesting day for GM David Stearns and the rest of the Brewers' decision makers.



Broxton arrested for misdemeanor trespassing

Fri, 4 Nov 2016 14:52:05 EDT

The Brewers on Friday acknowledged the early morning arrest in Tampa of center fielder Keon Broxton on a misdemeanor trespassing charge for allegedly refusing to leave the area of a fight.



Top-pick Ray sidelined with torn meniscus

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:24:13 EDT

Outfielder Corey Ray, the Brewers' most recent first-round Draft pick, is sidelined indefinitely after undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus in his left knee, farm director Tom Flanagan confirmed.



Brewers duo leads Salt River to comeback win in AFL

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 02:18:23 EDT

Brett Phillips had the last laugh on Wednesday night, as his big game at the plate helped to pace Salt River in a 6-4 win over Scottsdale.



Brewers prospects in action as Fall League gets under way

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDT

The spotlight may shine on the Arizona Fall League more than ever in the prospect circuit's 25th season. Usually packed with phenoms, the league has even more blue-chip prospects than usual. And, as you may have heard, a certain Heisman Trophy winner will take the next step in his baseball development with the Scottsdale Scorpions.



Diaz, Woodruff named Brewers' Prospects of the Year

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:59:15 EDT

MLBPipeline.com selected Isan Diaz and right-hander Brandon Woodruff as the Brewers prospects of the year.



'Tony Plush' recalls moment of glory for Crew

Fri, 7 Oct 2016 20:34:59 EDT

Can you believe it's been five years? It was Oct. 7, 2011, at Miller Park, with the Brewers and D-backs tied at 2 in the bottom of the 10th inning of Game 5 of the National League Division Series. J.J. Putz was on the mound for Arizona and Carlos Gomez was at second base for Milwaukee when Nyjer Morgan "tickled" -- his word -- a ground ball single over second base, sending Gomez sprinting home for the Brewers' first postseason series win in 29 years.