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Crew begins bullpen rebuild at Winter Meetings

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:05:33 EDT

The Brewers made a Winter Meetings splash by trading Tyler Thornburg but did most of their work in the background.

Brewers lose prospect Diaz in Rule 5 Draft

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:49:58 EDT

The Brewers have been stockpiling prospects for a year and a half, but they lost one on Thursday, when right-hander Miguel Diaz was the first player selected in the Rule 5 Draft.

Counsell: Braun's our left fielder

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 12:30:55 EDT

If Craig Counsell was simply saying what a manager has to say in these situations, he did so very convincingly when the prospect of a Ryan Braun trade was raised during a wide-ranging question and answer session on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings.

Crew continues to mine market for bullpen help

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:17:31 EDT

Since completing Tuesday's trade of Chad Thornburg to Boston, Brewers GM David Stearns has had what he called "productive conversations" with representatives of a number of available relievers, including former closers.

Brewers get Shaw, 2 prospects from Red Sox for Thornburg

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 15:55:46 EDT

After dealing away their top two relievers at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Brewers flipped another late-inning arm for multiple players on Tuesday, sending Tyler Thornburg to the Red Sox for infielder Travis Shaw, two prospects and a player to be named later or cash.

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 Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.

Trade has domino effect for Gennett, Brewers

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:33:22 EDT

Are Scooter Gennett's days numbered as the Brewers' starting second baseman? It appeared so Tuesday after the Brewers began Day Two of the Winter Meetings by trading reliever Tyler Thornburg to the Red Sox in a swap that had a domino effect on the rest of the roster.

Winter Meetings interview with Craig Counsell

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:39:37 EDT

Brewers manager Craig Counsell answers questions at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.

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's Prospect Watch.

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.

Bauman: Trade primes Crew for future success

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:43:36 EDT

There can be no half measures in a full-scale rebuilding project. This is why the Brewers continue to trade established talent for the promise of a brighter future.

Cespedes Family BBQ, McCalvy talk Thames

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 16:01:43 EDT

Cespedes Family BBQ, McCalvy talk Thames

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 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.

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'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

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.