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Inbox: Where does Guerra fit on 2018 Crew?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:11:20 EDT

Beat reporter Adam McCalvy answers fans' questions about Junior Guerra, Milwaukee's use of the waiver wire and the projected outfield in a new Brewers Inbox.

Hiura among 6 Brewers non-roster invitees

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:34:53 EDT

The Brewers announced Friday they have invited six players to Major League Spring Training camp, including 2017 first-round pick Keston Hiura.

Frieri gets Minors pact from Brewers

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:28:45 EDT

The Brewers added potential bullpen depth Thursday, inking veteran reliever Ernesto Frieri to a Minor League deal with an invite to Spring Training.

Burnes rising fast, eyes MLB breakthrough

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:46:39 EDT

Pitching prospect Corbin Burnes is not expected to crack the Brewers' Opening Day roster, but he could make his MLB debut with Milwaukee sometime this year.

All-Star lineup set for Brewers On Deck

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:17:31 EDT

Hall of Famers Robin Yount, Rollie Fingers and Bob Uecker, plus manager Craig Counsell will be among the more than 60 Brewers players, coaches, alumni, broadcasters and executives who will take part in Brewers On Deck on Sunday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT at the Wisconsin Center.

Nelson ahead of schedule in shoulder recovery

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:40:57 EDT

Here's news that will not surprise anyone who has met the man or watched him hustle from task to task around the Brewers' clubhouse: Jimmy Nelson is ahead of schedule in his comeback from shoulder surgery.

Source: Brewers sign Choi to Minors deal

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:56:59 EDT

The Brewers have agreed to terms with free-agent first baseman/left fielder Ji-Man Choi on a Minor League deal, according to a report from Naver Sports. The club has not confirmed the report.

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's Prospect Watch.

Brewers avoid arbitration with all 4 eligibles

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:21:42 EDT

After going to an arbitration hearing with Chase Anderson last year, the Brewers ensured Friday that they would avoid that thorny process entirely in 2018 by settling on one-year contracts with starter Jimmy Nelson, closer Corey Knebel and infielders Hernan Perez and Jonathan Villar.

Sogard helps daughter with T-ball in sweet pic

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:31:21 EDT

Sogard helps daughter with T-ball in sweet pic

Crew seals Logan deal, signs Hoover as NRI

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:07:34 EDT

The Brewers' bullpen moved closer to completion on Wednesday when the team finalized a one-year Major League deal with left-hander Boone Logan and signed right-hander J.J. Hoover to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to big league camp.

Counsell will rely heavily on Knebel, bullpen

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:46:07 EDT

With nearly five weeks to go before the start of Spring Training and the open market still stocked with arms, it is not exactly clear how the Brewers will fill out their bullpen at the start of the 2018 season. But this much is certain: Manager Craig Counsell will rely on that bullpen a lot.

Brewers release 2011 1st-round pick Jungmann

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:40:13 EDT

The Brewers cut ties with former first-round pick Taylor Jungmann on Wednesday. Milwaukee released the once-promising starter so he could pursue an undisclosed opportunity in Japan.

Crew set to mix and match lineup again in '18

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 00:00:00 EDT

Brewers manager Craig Counsell enjoys nit-picking of daily batting orders approximately as much as he enjoys root canals. He considers such conversations mostly a waste of time, perhaps not surprising since he started Major League games at every lineup position but cleanup, including at least 130 starts in four different spots.

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:15:11 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Crew inks catcher Bethancourt to Minors deal

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 17:20:02 EDT

The Christian Bethancourt experiment has come to an end with a move to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers inked the strong-armed Bethancourt to a Minor League contract on Monday that includes an invitation to Major League Spring Training camp. They announced the 26-year-old as a catcher, ending, for now, a two-year stint in the Padres' system during which Bethancourt worked as a two-way threat.

Free agent Garza undergoes shoulder surgery

Mon, 8 Jan 2018 21:05:02 EDT

A 10-day stint on the disabled list seemed a minor price to pay for then-Brewers right-hander Matt Garza after he collided with mountainous first baseman Jesus Aguilar at Miller Park back in June. It turns out the price was significantly higher.

Brewers reportedly among clubs eyeing Cain

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 15:58:39 EDT

Lorenzo Cain is drawing interest from teams that appear to be set in the outfield. According to multiple reports, the Brewers are among the clubs showing interest in the top free-agent center fielder on the market.

Stints in Asia produce gems for MLB teams

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 20:00:55 EDT

The list of baseball players who reignited their careers in Asia and came back to the Major Leagues continues to grow, and more and more teams are heading east to find diamonds in the rough.

Brewers send Minor Leaguer Baker to Dodgers

Tue, 2 Jan 2018 14:15:36 EDT

Pitching prospect Dylan Baker, claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from Cleveland on Nov. 27, was traded to the Dodgers on Tuesday for a player to be named or cash. The Brewers had designated Baker for assignment just before Christmas.

Source: Brewers in mix for free agent Cobb

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 16:30:22 EDT

The Brewers have recently been in contact with the representatives for free-agent starter Alex Cobb, a source told's Jon Paul Morosi.

Brewers look to repeat winning formula in '18

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 23:25:28 EDT

After the Brewers surprised in 2017, what does 2018 hold in store? That question will be answered soon enough. In the meantime, here are five other questions facing the team as the calendar flips to a new season:

Picciolo passes away at 64

Thu, 4 Jan 2018 14:08:11 EDT

Rob Picciolo, a former middle infielder and a longtime coach who spent two decades in the Padres' system, died Wednesday, according to a report by The San Diego Union-Tribune. He was 64.

Shaw, Knebel helped Crew make progress in '17

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 13:10:28 EDT

Ryan Braun hit his 300th career home run, Travis Shaw excelled amid off-the-field stress and Hernan Perez pitched. Orlando Arcia and Keon Broxton made two of the best game-ending defensive plays you'll see. Robin and Rollie and the 1982 Crew even returned to town to celebrate the 35-year anniversary of the Brewers winning the American League.

Inbox: Where does offseason go from here?

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 12:58:16 EDT

Will the Brewers make a big move to improve their 2018 chances? Will they go with a first-base platoon? Beat reporter Adam McCalvy opens up the Inbox.

Much has changed, but Milwaukee home for Yo

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 22:00:00 EDT

"I know things have changed a little bit," said Yovani Gallardo of returning to his original baseball home, nearly three years after the Brewers traded him for prospects. A little bit? Someone hand that man a roster.

Brewers bolster rotation with Chacin, Gallardo

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:54:14 EDT

One free agent right-hander is new to the Brewers, coming off one of the best seasons of his career. The other is one of the most accomplished homegrown pitchers in franchise history, hoping to rediscover his old form.

Q&A: Shaw reflects on eventful year on, off field

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 15:03:50 EDT

No Brewers player had more packed into 2017 than third baseman Travis Shaw, who navigated challenges on and off the field in what became the best year of his life. Shaw checked in with this month to recap his whirlwind year.

Counsell on Arcia: 'He's just getting started'

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Orlando Arcia's second Major League season was more productive than his first, and Brewers manager Craig Counsell is among those betting that even better days are ahead.

Crew signs righty Davis to Minors deal

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 19:04:51 EDT

The Brewers on Monday signed 31-year-old right-hander Erik Davis to a Minor League contract that includes an invitation to big league Spring Training camp.

Before Ohtani, Kieschnick did it all for Brewers

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:00:00 EDT

It's every baseball-loving kid's dream. Imagine not only making it to the Major Leagues, but being allowed to do everything you did on those Little League fields with 200-foot fences when you were 9 years old -- hitting, pitching, fielding and hardly ever leaving the diamond.

Counsell got robbed of hit by Garth Brooks

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:45:28 EDT

Counsell got robbed of hit by Garth Brooks

Counsell 'considering everything' for Hader

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:18:50 EDT

Will Josh Hader return to the Brewers' starting rotation for 2018 or stay in the bullpen? That remained an open question as the Winter Meetings began Monday, but manager Craig Counsell promised it won't remain open forever.