Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:35:59 EDT
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:32:03 EDTCubs pitching coach Chris Bosio's walk home takes about 10 minutes on a normal night. On Saturday, it took a lot longer. The streets were still filled with delirious fans when Bosio left Wrigley Field hours after the Cubs' win over the Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, clinching a trip to the World Series. For Bosio, one of the men with Brewers ties who are participating in the 112th World Series, it was an enjoyable obstacle course.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:02:45 EDTIsan 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.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 18:24:13 EDTOutfielder 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.
Sat, 8 Oct 2016 20:22:26 EDTDid a Brewers fan make the year's Best Fan catch? Vote now to help the Crew win big in the 2016 Esurance MLB Awards, the baseball industry's ultimate honors.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 02:18:23 EDTBrett 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.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 23:15:44 EDTThe 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.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:59:15 EDTMLBPipeline.com selected Isan Diaz and right-hander Brandon Woodruff as the Brewers prospects of the year.
Fri, 7 Oct 2016 20:34:59 EDTCan 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.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:17:55 EDTWho 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.
Wed, 5 Oct 2016 14:09:18 EDTThe Brewers and concessionaire Delaware North are investing more than $18 million into a renovation and expansion of the food and beverage infrastructure of Miller Park, the largest improvement project in terms of scope and cost at the stadium since it opened in 2001.
Tue, 4 Oct 2016 16:36:21 EDTAs Brewers GM David Stearns tied a bow on the 2016 season at Miller Park on Tuesday, it marked the end of his first full year on the job. Those 366 days -- it was a leap year -- saw Stearns make 17 trades, 10 waiver claims, two Major League free-agent signings and two Rule 5 Draft picks. He also signed six Minor League free agents who saw time in the Majors in 2016.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:00:00 EDTThe first full season of the Brewers' rebuilding project is in the books.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:32:34 EDTRyan Braun is the Brewers' candidate for the Aaron Award, given to the top offensive player in each league. Voting ends Oct. 14. Cast your ballot now.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:00:00 EDTBrewers manager Craig Counsell advanced the idea in the final weeks of the team's first full rebuilding season that the roster on the final day of the 2016 season would closely resemble the roster on '17 Opening Day. Fans who have watched Ryan Braun for the last nine years will be paying close attention over the winter to see whether Counsell proves correct.
Tue, 4 Oct 2016 14:40:00 EDTThe next logical step in the rebuilding of the Milwaukee Brewers would be extending the contract of manager Craig Counsell. This step appears to be a matter of when, not if. At a press conference Tuesday at Miller Park, Brewers general manager David Stearns announced that the team's entire Major League coaching staff would return for the 2017 season.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 15:59:48 EDTRyan Braun and Junior Guerra were named the Brewers' player and pitcher of the year by the Milwaukee chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America on Monday.
Tue, 4 Oct 2016 13:00:00 EDTThe Brewers are bringing back their entire Major League coaching staff for 2017, general manager David Stearns announced Tuesday.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 22:25:34 EDTFor the second straight season, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado tied for a share of the National League home run title. This time he got to see it happen up close. Although neither Arenado nor Brewers first baseman Chris Carter homered in Milwaukee's 6-4 win over the Rockies on Sunday, both of them put on a show in the three-game series to end the series.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 23:13:59 EDTSeptember callup Andrew Susac had one last chance to make an impression on the Brewers, and it wasn't going well. Granted a start in Sunday's season finale, he was hitless in his first four at-bats with a trio of strikeouts before connecting in the 10th for a two-run home run, powering a 6-4 win over the Rockies on Sunday.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 16:34:26 EDTIf this was Ryan Braun's last day in a Brewers uniform, it was a quiet ending to one of the most productive tenures in franchise history. Braun, Milwaukee's all-time leader with 285 home runs and the most valuable remaining trade chip for a team in rebuilding mode, mutually decided with manager Craig Counsell to sit out Sunday's season finale against the Rockies. Braun finished his 10th Major League season with some round numbers: 130 starts coming off back surgery, 30 home runs and a .305 batting average.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 21:01:47 EDTDomingo Santana swung and missed, and the Brewers were saddled with a Major League record they would just as soon forget.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 15:11:36 EDTThe Brewers are not expected to definitively answer manager Craig Counsell's contractual status when they host the traditional end-of-season press conference at Miller Park on Tuesday, but general manager David Stearns echoed earlier comments by owner Mark Attanasio in awarding Counsell high grades in his first full season as skipper.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 11:46:51 EDTWith the 2016 regular-season standing final, the order for the 2017 MLB Draft is set. By finishing with the worst record in baseball, the Twins will have the No. 1 pick in the 2017 Draft. They'll be followed by the Reds, Padres, Rays and Braves.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 03:05:02 EDTThe National League home run race will come down to the final day. Chris Carter hit his 41st homer -- tying the Rockies' Nolan Arenado for the league lead -- to propel the Brewers past Colorado, 4-3, in 10 innings on Saturday at Coors Field.
Sun, 2 Oct 2016 01:32:34 EDTEvery now and again during Orlando Arcia's first two months in the Major Leagues, he has made a play that prompted manager Craig Counsell to stop and take note.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 19:59:20 EDTThe Phillies' loss to the Mets on Saturday not only clinched the National League's top Wild Card for New York. It also locked the Brewers into the ninth overall selection in next year's MLB Draft.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 00:35:31 EDTIn a single year, Chris Carter went from a nontender to a nice, round number.
Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:32:58 EDTBattling for the National League home run title, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado helped fend off Chris Carter and the Brewers in Colorado's 4-1 win on Friday at Coors Field.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:05:16 EDTThe Brewers struck a two-year player development contract Friday with the Class A Advanced Carolina Mudcats, setting their affiliate slate for 2017.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:28:01 EDTThe Brewers surprised third-base coach Ed Sedar during a team party Thursday with a touching (and not safe for work, naturally) video tribute recognizing his 25 years and counting with the organization.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:30:41 EDTWhile the Brewers prepare to take an offseason hiatus, we'll still be here, covering the news and rumors throughout the Hot Stove season. That means it's time to check the Inbox, beginning with the question that figures to dominate the Brewers' offseason: Will Ryan Braun be part of the Brewers in 2017?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:00:12 EDTAfter several deals netted them top talent, the Brewers instructional league roster features impressive prospects, including Phil Bickford. 2016 Draft picks join Bickford at instructs.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:00:56 EDTJonathan Villar homered on the first pitch of the Brewers' 8-5 loss to the Rangers on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park, giving Villar 19 homers and leaving him one shy of baseball's seventh 20-homer, 60-steal season ever, and its first in 26 years.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:10:03 EDTCarlos Gomez hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning as the Rangers rallied for an 8-5 win over the Brewers on Wednesday night in the rubber game at Globe Life Park.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:05:18 EDT"Comping players is really dangerous," Brewers manager Craig Counsell said right off the top. But here's one he was willing to discuss anyway: Orlando Arcia and Elvis Andrus.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:24:22 EDTThe Brewers have promoted Tod Johnson, who worked for Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard before his career in baseball, to amateur scouting director in a move that further cements the club's commitment to analytics.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:23:44 EDTThe Rangers, led by a couple of former Brewers, are back atop the race for the best record in the American League. Carlos Gomez hit a three-run home run and Jonathan Lucroy had a go-ahead two-run double in leading the Rangers to a 6-4 victory over the Brewers on Tuesday night at Globe Life Park.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:00:13 EDTWith the Brewers' team bus idling outside, there was not enough time, Jimmy Nelson said, to dissect everything that went wrong in what was supposed to be his step-forward season. Here's the gist: Nelson wasn't happy.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:28:26 EDTCarlos Beltran is 39 years old and at this stage of his career is known almost solely for his bat. But on Tuesday night, Beltran showed speed in the outfield and on the bases, helping the Rangers defeat the Brewers.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:39:02 EDTMonday night at Globe Life Park was a mixture of joy and relief for relielver Jeremy Jeffress and the Rangers. He was back on the mound and paused for a moment, he later said, to take it all in: the field, the crowd, the baseball, the Major League Baseball.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 01:06:26 EDTThe Brewers were long ago eliminated from postseason contention, but the way Matt Garza sees it, they are still playing meaningful baseball.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:01:24 EDTHow did Carlos Gomez salvage his season after leaving the Astros for the Rangers? It helped that he walked into a new clubhouse full of familiar faces.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 19:48:40 EDTThe ovations grew louder with each of Ryan Braun's four trips to the batter's box on Sunday at Miller Park, culminating with a long cheer in the eighth inning that drew a ceremonial tip of the cap from the six-time All-Star.