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Mark Rogers is struggling, and that has put the Milwaukee Brewers in a tough spot.
With Rogers out of minor league options and knowing he still possesses the talent to almost certainly get claimed if put on waivers, the Brewers have to work something out to get the right-hander back on track.
Right now that doesn't include another spring training start. Rogers has a 7.50 ERA in six spring innings, he has walked 10 with just one strikeout, and reports indicate the velocity on his fastball is down. He's all but out of the mix to make the rotation, leaving Brewers manager Ron Roenicke searching for something to do with him.
"He's going to probably throw some type of simulated game here in the next whatever days, and then we'll kind of re-evaluate and see what we're going to do there," Roenicke said. " ... We've talked to him and want to figure out what's the next step to try and get him back to that guy that we saw last year."
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The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned right-hander Hiram Burgos to Triple-A Nashville, the club announced Saturday.
Burgos, 25, has appeared in just two spring training games with the Brewers because he's been away participating in the World Baseball Classic for Puerto Rico.
In two spring training starts, Burgos posted a 4.05 ERA in 6 23 innings, but he has yet to allow a run...
Carlos Gomez will be a Brewer for another four years, it looks like.
With 3 year $24 million extension thru 2016 #Brewers have committed 4 years and $28.3 million to Carlos Gomez over next 4 seasons.
— Tom (@Haudricourt) March 13, 2013
There aren’t many players that fit his contract situation perfectly — Gomez is being extended for three years with one year of arbitration...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez had a single in two at-bats in his return to Milwaukee's lineup after missing two weeks because of a sprained left knee, helping the Brewers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Friday.
Ramirez, who hit .300 last year with 27 home runs, 105 RBIs and a National League-leading 50 doubles, was 1 for 11 before injuring himself while sliding in a March...
A recent article on the economic impact of Milwaukee Brewers fans who don’t live in the five-county metro area has revealed some substantial but not very startling figures. The UW-Milwaukee study, apparently commissioned by MLB, reports that nearly 50 percent of fans at Brewers home games reside in places outside the five-county area, and that...
I was on a train one time and I was wearing a Brewers hat.
This was in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and my friends and I were riding the light rail train back from Target Field. It was a sunny day and we’d had some beers. I started talking to some guy who was also riding the train away from downtown Minneapolis. That’s when he said something to me that I haven’t...
The Reds traveled to Phoenix on Saturday to take on the Milwaukee Brewers at Maryvale Park.
Up in the booth, it was a WrestleMania reunion as longtime Brewers play-by-play man Bob Uecker caught up with former WWF Intercontinental Champion The Honky Tonk Man before the game. The two go way back to WrestleMania II and IV as Uecker served as a colorful ringside announcer and Honky...
Hull boss Steve Bruce must decide whether to recall Robert Koren for Saturday's Championship clash with Nottingham Forest at the KC Stadium.
Koren was rested on Monday night in the win at Burnley, with Alex Bruce employed as a holding midfielder, but the Tigers manager may want to revert back to a more attacking formation at the KC Stadium.
Bruce is expected to be without midfielder...