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Crew wins on Aguilar walk-off HR after epic AB

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:57:20 EDT

After an incredible 13-pitch at-bat that saw him foul off seven pitches, Jesus Aguilar won the Brewers their fifth straight game with a walk-off home run off Junichi Tazawa. Travis Shaw also homered for the Brewers, his second in as many games, while former Milwaukee prospect Lewis Brinson hit a three-run homer for the Marlins to give him three clouts in as many games to start the series.

Knebel throws first 'pen since hamstring injury

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:15:14 EDT

Brewers closer Corey Knebel was back pitching on a mound Saturday sooner than expected, but the club will be especially cautious during this phase of his comeback from a left hamstring injury, manager Craig Counsell said.

Guerra, Crew go for sweep, 6 straight wins

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:08:08 EDT

Junior Guerra has a 0.82 ERA in two excellent starts following a promotion from Triple-A Colorado Springs, and he'll try to make it three in a row in Sunday's 1:10 p.m. CT series finale against the Marlins. Hitters are 5-for-36 (.139) against Guerra so far through two starts, including a no-decision against the Reds on Tuesday in which Guerra allowed one hit in 5 2/3 innings.

Woodruff among top prospect performers

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:23:13 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Saturday.

Brewers go 3B, HR, HR on 3 pitches in victory

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:33:42 EDT

On three pitches in the fourth inning, Christian Yelich tripled and Ryan Braun and Travis Shaw hit back-to-back home runs. The five-run frame powered the Brewers to a fourth straight win, which was Jhoulys Chacin's first for the club. Trevor Richards struggled for Miami, allowing five earned runs over 3 2/3 innings while walking six.

X-rays negative on Arcia's right ankle

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:42:42 EDT

Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia was helped to the dugout by a member of Milwaukee's athletic training staff after rolling his right ankle Friday night in the eighth inning of an 8-0 win over the Marlins at Miller Park.

Aguilar's hot bat puts Braun at 1B on hold

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:57:01 EDT

The Ryan Braun-at-first base idea isn't exactly dead, but it is on hold while the Brewers ride Jesus Aguilar's productive April.

Brewers' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:30:26 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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

Erceg among top prospect performers

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:32:50 EDT

Brewers third baseman Lucas Erceg was among top prospect performers on Friday.

Crew's bats score a dozen for 3rd straight win

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:32:01 EDT

Lorenzo Cain had a homer and scored four times, while Jesus Aguilar had three RBIs and Ryan Braun hit a pinch-hit three-run homer. Former Brewers outfielder Lewis Brinson hit two home runs in his first Miller Park appearance since the January trade that saw Christian Yelich go to Milwaukee. Chase Anderson got the win for the Brewers.

Braun notches 1,000th career RBI on 3-run HR

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 03:54:16 EDT

Ryan Braun came off the Brewers' bench Thursday to notch his 1,000th career RBI.

Yelich, Brinson see familiar faces in Milwaukee

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:49:59 EDT

Wednesday's dinner was the first reunion of Christian Yelich, J.T. Realmuto and Justin Bour since the blockbuster trade that sent Yelich to the Brewers in January.

Hiura, Burnes among prospect performers

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:01:27 EDT

Brewers prospects Keston Hiura and Corbin Burnes were among top performers on Thursday.

Crew acquires infielder Saladino from Sox

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:49:00 EDT

The Brewers sent cash to the White Sox on Thursday for versatile infielder Tyler Saladino and optioned the 28-year-old to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Checking in on NL Central new guys: Yelich

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:12:45 EDT

There are new faces all around the National League Central in 2018. Let's take a spin around the division and check out the new guys.

Thames stays red hot with HR in Brewers win

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:33:01 EDT

Eric Thames hit his 10th homer against the Reds since last April, while Zach Davies threw 6 1/3 solid innings in a winning effort. Dan Jennings and Jacob Barnes finished the job for the Brewers, with Barnes earning Milwaukee's second two-inning save in as many nights. Tyler Mahle scattered seven hits and four walks over five innings of two-run ball for the Reds.

Yelich makes sliding snag via Perez deflection

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:45:35 EDT

Hernan Perez's first outfield assist of 2018 was a most memorable one.

Photo: Thames' 2 homer swings are identical

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:59:36 EDT

Photo: Thames' 2 homer swings are identical

Crew holds out Braun (calf); Miley makes start

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:26:12 EDT

It's shaping into another injury-addled start to the season for Ryan Braun, who was again confined to bench duty for the Brewers on Wednesday.

Hader, Guerra dominant in shutout of Reds

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:47:30 EDT

Junior Guerra delivered the scoreless start and Eric Thames hit the decisive home run. But it might be Josh Hader people are talking about around the water cooler in the morning. Continuing his jaw-dropping start to the season, Hader struck out three more batters for another two-inning save in the Brewers' 2-0 win over the Reds at Miller Park. Hader has faced 41 batters this season and recorded 35 outs, with 25 strikeouts. Reds starter Sal Romano allowed two runs in five-plus innings and took the loss for Cincinnati.

Thames smacks 6th April HR in return to lineup

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:10:01 EDT

There's something about Eric Thames in April. Especially when he gets to swing the bat against the Cincinnati Reds. Returning from a minor groin injury to face his favorite opponent, Thames' two-run home run in the sixth inning was the difference in Milwaukee's 2-0 win at Miller Park.

Hader's K's among notable April performances

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:51:52 EDT

It's true that it's only mid-April and there's a lot of unexpected early-season numbers that won't last, because they simply can't. That doesn't mean they don't hold some interest, however. At the very least, it's interesting enough to see some names you might not have thought about carrying some massive numbers. There's five in particular that stood out to us. Which ones will last?

Ortiz among top prospect performers

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:15:35 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.

Brewers activate Yelich from disabled list

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:21:39 EDT

All of a sudden, the banged-up Brewers look a whole lot healthier. While he did not start against the Reds on Tuesday night, Christian Yelich was activated from the 10-day disabled list at about the same time the team posted a lineup that included Eric Thames and Ryan Braun.

Crew shows heart, but can't overcome big deficit

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:47:51 EDT

With more than half of their 2018 home run total hit by players sidelined with injuries, the Brewers managed just two singles off Luis Castillo through the first six innings and couldn't overcome a nine-run deficit en route to a 10-4 loss to the Reds on Monday night at Miller Park to open a seven-game homestand.

Nottingham called up, draws 2 walks in debut

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:51:24 EDT

After limping home from New York with primary catcher Manny Pina among the players battling day-to-day injuries, the Brewers called up catching prospect Jacob Nottingham for the start of a weeklong homestand Monday. Pina was placed on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to Friday, with a right calf strain.

Ray among top prospect performers

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:04:11 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Monday.

Crew subdued by walk-off HR in rubber game

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 18:30:08 EDT

The Brewers arrived at Citi Field with a perfect record in one-run games and limped home after a pair of one-run losses. "Limped" being the operative word, considering they shivered through Sunday's 3-2 walk-off loss to the Mets with a depleted bench further strained by Eric Thames' early exit with a groin injury.

Counsell's ejection comes in odd 5th frame

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:05:36 EDT

Brewers manager Craig Counsell was ejected in the fifth inning of Sunday's 3-2 loss in the series finale against the Mets, but considering the dire state of his bench, it could have been much worse.

Where it began: Jackie honored in NYC, beyond

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:51:30 EDT

Sunday marked the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier, and for the 10th straight season, players throughout the game donned Robinson's iconic No. 42. At Citi Field, steps from where fans passed through the Ebbets Field-inspired Jackie Robinson Rotunda on the way to their seats, bearers of '42' included Brewers left-hander Brent Suter, who grew up a white kid in suburban Cincinnati but said he participated proudly because, "he wasn't just an impetus for change for baseball, but society as a whole."

Brewers' trio among top prospect performers

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:51:01 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Sunday.

Hernan Perez had some fun heckling fans

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:52:42 EDT

Hernan Perez had some fun heckling fans

Anderson, Brewers put end to Mets' win streak

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 00:26:09 EDT

Chase Anderson denied the Mets, baseball's hottest team, a hit until the fifth inning and pitched into the seventh in a 5-1 Brewers win. Jonathan Villar and Jett Bandy homered off the Mets' Matt Harvey and Orlando Arcia added another home run in the ninth to snap New York's nine-game winning streak.

Brewers go deep 3 times, fall short in opener

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 00:42:21 EDT

Hernan Perez and Ryan Braun hit two-run home runs and Travis Shaw added a solo shot, but the big inning Brewers manager Craig Counsell has been longing for remained elusive at Citi Field on Friday.

Inbox: Is Crew getting the most out of Hader?

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:43:56 EDT

Will the Brewers keep Josh Hader in his flexible bullpen role? Beat reporter Adam McCalvy answers this and more in the latest Inbox.

Hiura among top prospect performers

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:46:21 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Thursday.

Pair of HRs just enough as Crew edges Cards

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:27:27 EDT

Brewers manager Craig Counsell has talked about the need for the offense to score some runs to take the pressure off a taxed pitching staff. While the runs didn't exactly come in droves and the bullpen innings still mounted, the Brewers' offense gave its pitchers a slightly larger, and much-needed, margin for error, and Milwaukee held on to beat the Cardinals, 3-2, in the rubber game of a three-game series Wednesday afternoon.

Thames hits 5th HR off Bader's extended glove

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 19:52:31 EDT

Eric Thames got just enough of an Adam Wainwright sinker, drilling the pitch for his fifth homer of the season in the Brewers' 3-2 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Wednesday.

Villar flees to batter's box after grounding out

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:54:23 EDT

Villar tried to run back into the batter's box

Brewers call up Guerra, Lopez; option Phillips

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:51:43 EDT

The Brewers called up right-hander Junior Guerra from Triple-A Colorado Springs to start Wednesday's game against the Cardinals. In addition, right-hander Jorge Lopez was recalled from Colorado Springs, outfielder Brett Phillips was optioned back to Triple-A, and right-hander J.J. Hoover was designated for assignment.

Crew 'pen struggles in extra-inning loss

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 02:25:01 EDT

The Brewers' bullpen blew three late leads in a frustrating 5-3 loss in 11 innings to the Cardinals on Tuesday night. It was the second straight blown save and third since Corey Knebel (hamstring) went on the disabled list last Friday.

5 comebacks that make Crew must-watch

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:30:00 EDT

5 comebacks that make Crew must-watch

Walk at the park: Brewers stun Cards

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:38:43 EDT

Life without closer Corey Knebel is getting rather interesting for the Milwaukee Brewers. Or gut-wrenching, depending on one's perspective. On Monday, the Brewers suffered their second blown save since placing Knebel (strained right hamstring) on the disabled list on April 6.

Brewers' outfield prevents Cards' rallies

Mon, 9 Apr 2018 22:56:55 EDT

The Brewers' outfield arms set the tone early in Monday's series-opening 5-4, 10-inning win over the Cardinals.

Crew cold on offense, defense in series finale

Sun, 8 Apr 2018 19:34:36 EDT

Jesus Aguilar's run-scoring error in Sunday's 3-0 loss to the Cubs gave the Brewers 14 errors in 10 games, most in the Majors. "We've got to pick it up offensively as much as anything," manager Craig Counsell said.

Late miscues spoil Crew's chance for close win

Sat, 7 Apr 2018 21:43:13 EDT

"The ninth inning is our inning," Travis Shaw said Friday after the Brewers scored their second walk-off win in four nights.

Burnes among top prospect performers

Sun, 8 Apr 2018 02:15:24 EDT

Josh Naylor powered Double-A San Antonio to a pair of wins on Saturday as he combined for four hits and seven RBIs in the Missions' doubleheader sweep of Arkansas.

Hader hits, Thames homers, streak ends

Sat, 7 Apr 2018 02:39:04 EDT

The Brewers finally found the solution to their 22-inning scoreless streak: Hand a bat to Josh Hader. Hader, the long-haired, loose-armed reliever singled off Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks for his first Major League hit leading off the bottom of the fifth. He trotted home when Eric Thames came through two batters later with a tying, two-run home run in what became a 5-4 walk-off win.

Knebel hits DL, but encouraged by prognosis

Fri, 6 Apr 2018 19:56:47 EDT

After collapsing on the mound Thursday due to a left hamstring injury, Brewers closer Corey Knebel wondered if his season was over. But on Friday, Knebel had an MRI scan and got encouraging news.

Crew's flair for dramatic continues with walk-off

Sat, 7 Apr 2018 02:18:45 EDT

Craig Counsell described his Brewers as "a little bit of a high-wire act" on Friday afternoon, which seemed an apt description as the team bounced around the infield a few hours later for the second time this week. Orlando Arcia's one-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning finished a 5-4 win over the Cubs at Miller Park.