Last Build Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:08:11 EDT
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:49:49 EDTThree was a magic number on Friday night at Miller Park.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:48:00 EDTFor the second time this season, the Brewers helped starter Zach Davies out of a jam by turning three.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:21:10 EDTZach Davies was an "anchor" of the Brewers' starting rotation in 2016 despite beginning the year at Triple-A, manager Craig Counsell said Friday after deeming Davies' first extended Major League season complete.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 01:11:48 EDTScooter Gennett and Chris Carter homered, Chase Anderson pitched effectively into the sixth and the Brewers played spoiler against the Pirates, denying Pittsburgh a three-game sweep with a 3-1 win Thursday at MIller Park.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:44:15 EDTA year and a day after he introduced David Stearns as baseball's youngest general manager, Brewers owner Mark Attanasio praised the work of Stearns and manager Craig Counsell in 2016, saying he believes the franchise is already on the way back up.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:48:22 EDTThe Milwaukee Brewers are on a very long journey, but steps in the right direction have certainly been taken.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:09:39 EDT#BrewersLastCallUp Tim Dillard has taken over Twitter
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:27:29 EDTSean Rodriguez and the Pirates moved up in the National League Wild Card standings on Wednesday with another wire-to-wire win over the Brewers at Miller Park.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:15:46 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.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:25:33 EDTBrewers manager Craig Counsell didn't hold back after being ejected by home-plate umpire Jerry Layne during the fourth inning of Wednesday's 4-1 loss to the Pirates, arguing forcefully before being escorted away by first-base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:04:18 EDTA 6-3 win over the Brewers on Tuesday was the Pirates' fifth victory in six games, offering faint hope for Andrew McCutchen & Co. of another berth in the National League Wild Card Game.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:30:26 EDTComing off a season in which he led the Minors with 173 strikeouts, Brandon Woodruff was named the Brewers' Minor League Pitcher of the Year, honored along with Isan Diaz, the 20-year-old middle infielder named Minor League Player of the Year.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:40:33 EDTThe Brewers' family grew by two this week, as outfielder Ryan Braun and catcher Manny Pina were absent at the start of the team's final homestand Tuesday while tending to newborns at home.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:24:57 EDTIt's time to meet 2016 MLB Fans of the Year
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:16:57 EDTChris Carter is the Brewers' single-season strikeout king (191) with a dozen games to go, and his new team is on pace to break his old team's all-time record for whiffs in a season.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:23:26 EDTIt's not that strikeouts don't mean anything to Chris Carter, because they do. The hulking first baseman doesn't like striking out so often, but he and the Brewers do enjoy seeing baseballs leave his bat at high rates of speed, headed for destinations far over the outfield wall.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:50:14 EDTThe Brewers stumbled onto a pleasant surprise this season with right-hander Junior Guerra, and now they're trying to protect the 31-year-old rookie starter's arm.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:02:28 EDTWily Peralta struck out five over six innings and helped himself with an RBI single, and Chris Carter smacked his 36th home run in the Brewers' 3-1 victory over the Cubs on Sunday to take the series, three games to one. It's the first time the Cubs have lost a series at home since dropping two of three to the Reds from July 4-6.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:33:38 EDTAll it took to put a smile on Ryan Braun's face Saturday morning was one look at Lake Michigan as the Brewers' bus headed toward Wrigley Field.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:34:11 EDTWhen Cubs manager Joe Maddon arrived at Wrigley Field on Saturday, the first thing he checked was whether the home clubhouse still smelled of champagne. All he wanted to do after that was hand the ball to Jake Arrieta, but Ryan Braun spoiled the Cubs' day.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 17:19:17 EDTMichael Reed had already begun his offseason when the Brewers called Friday to tell him that he was needed at Wrigley Field.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 20:15:00 EDTKeon Broxton, who'd been playing well since being recalled July 25 from Triple-A Colorado Springs, will miss the rest of the season after fracturing his right wrist making a running grab in the third inning of the Brewers' 5-4 loss to the Cubs on Friday at Wrigley Field. Manager Craig Counsell said Broxton will not need surgery to repair the wrist fracture, which should heal in six-to-eight weeks.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 21:10:00 EDTNow it's time for the Cubs to party. Miguel Montero smacked a walk-off leadoff home run in the 10th inning to lift the newly crowned National League Central-champion Cubs to to a 5-4 come-from-behind victory on Friday over the Brewers at Wrigley Field.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:40:00 EDTEntering a game Friday against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, the Brewers had 161 steals, and Keon Broxton stole a bag in the first inning. Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell said the club uses the threat of the stolen base to win ballgames.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:18:16 EDTThe Brewers spoiled the Cubs' party plans on Thursday, but just before midnight, Chicago was able to celebrate. The Cubs lost, 5-4, to the Brewers after pinch-hitter Scooter Gennett smacked a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning at Wrigley Field. A few hours later, fans were cheering in Wrigleyville. The Cubs were the National League Central champions for the first time since 2008.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:18:06 EDTMichael Blazek threw his second simulated game Thursday since being reinstated from the 15-day disabled list, but he will throw at least one more before a definitive plan is made to get him back in a game.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:46:27 EDTThe Brewers may be 16 games under .500, but when Junior Guerra pitches, they look like a different team.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:30:12 EDTClayton Kershaw pitched five scoreless innings in a twice-delayed start at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday and Jon Lester pitched eight scoreless frames for the Cubs. And still, one of baseball's unlikeliest trends held true thanks to Junior Guerra's gem at Great American Ball Park.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 01:09:20 EDTWith the Brewers' list of probable pitchers populated by a bunch of guys named "to be announced" beyond this weekend's series at Wrigley Field, there is a chance that Taylor Jungmann will cap his tumultuous season with at least one more Major League start.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 21:15:10 EDTAh, the Opening Day traditions in Milwaukee. Bratwurst, cold beer and the Colorado Rockies.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:22:21 EDTThe Reds usually wear their red jersey tops only for day games at Great American Ball Park, but that hasn't been the case for when Dan Straily has made his last several home starts.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 23:33:04 EDTJonathan Villar made his first career start at second base on Tuesday in what might have been a preview of the Brewers' 2017 infield.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 23:05:44 EDTDespite an improved second half, the Reds' pitching staff still has the second-highest ERA in the National League.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:03:03 EDTIt was mostly for Michael Blazek's peace of mind that the right-hander took the mound at Great American Ball Park and faced hitters in an effort to get back to active duty himself.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:26:56 EDTRyan Braun's 429-foot home run off Cardinals reliever Kevin Siegrist in the ninth lifted Milwaukee to a 2-1 win on a sunny Sunday at Busch Stadium. The loss dropped St. Louis back into third place in the National League Wild Card standings, one-half game behind the Mets for the second spot in what is shaping into a rollercoaster ride to the finish.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 14:32:44 EDTAn invisible weight pressed down on New York City before the first World Series in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. That's what Craig Counsell remembers most.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 17:42:43 EDTIn terms of skills, one comp for Brewers rookie Keon Broxton is Mike Cameron, who came up as a lanky and fleet-footed Chicago White Sox outfielder before filling out over a fine career that included a stop in Milwaukee.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 19:24:51 EDTA plan concocted in Spring Training to protect Ryan Braun's surgically repaired back by working in days off has worked just as the Brewers and their best player had hoped.