Found July 11, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
The Milwaukee Brewers have signed left-hander Aaron Laffey to a minor league contract, the club announced late Wednesday night. Laffey, 28, has pitched for three organizations this season, most recently pitching in Triple-A with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Signing as a minor league free agent with the New York Mets in December, Laffey made the Mets out of spring training. Laffey appeared in four games and made two starts for New York, posting a 7.20 ERA in 10 innings. Laffey was designated for assignment April 21 and claimed off waivers by Toronto just two days later. Filling in for the injured Josh Johnson, Laffey allowed two runs in 2 23 innings against the Yankees on April 26. The Blue Jays designated Laffey for assignment following the game, and he became a free agent after refusing an assignment to Triple-A Buffalo. Laffey signed as a minor league free agent with the Dodgers on July 1. In 12 games and 11 starts for Triple-A Albuquerque, Laffey went 4-3 with a 5.61 ERA be...

Khris Davis called up to fill Ryan Braun's roster spot

The Milwaukee Brewers recalled outfielder Khris Davis from Triple-A Nashville following Thursdays 5-3 loss to Arizona, filling the void on the roster created by Ryan Brauns placement on the bereavement list. Davis, 25, rejoins the Brewers for his second stint with the big league team. After making the club out of spring training, Davis was sent to Nashville on May 2. A power surge...

Yasiel Puig misses out on All-Star Game spot

Yasiel Puig may have had the support, but in the end he didnt have the votes. The Dodgers rookie lost out to Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman in Final Vote balloting by fans for next weeks All-Star Game in New York. Freeman led online voting the entire way despite a push by the Dogers to send Puig.Muchas gracias de todo corazon. Thank you from bottom my heart. Quiero...

Freeman beats Puig for All-Star berth

Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman has beaten out Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig in the Final Vote by the fans for a roster spot on the National League All-Star team. There had been backlash about Puig, the dynamic Dodgers outfielder, potentially making the team because he would have become the first player in MLB history to appear on an All-Star roster having...

Freddie Freeman Wins All-Star Game Final Vote Over Yasiel Puig

  The fans have spoken. Freddie Freeman of the Braves and Steve Delebar of the Blue Jays were the winners of the All Star Game final vote. Freeman vs Puigmania was an epic battle to the end, with the Freeman devotees coming out the victors. Puig being a possible player in this year’s All Star games captured the criticism of many in the baseball world. With just a month under his...

Dodgers down Rox, move above .500

Chris Capuano pitched shutout ball for 6 1/3 innings, Mark Ellis drove in four runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Thursday night for their fifth win in a row. The Dodgers moved above .500 for the first time since April 15. Capuano (3-6) allowed six hits, struck out a season-high eight and walked none to earn just his second win at home and first...

Report: Jay-Z Is Pursuing Dodgers Yasiel Puig To Sign To Roc Nation

  Jay-Z stays winning… Yahoo  has reported that Jay-Z is in hot pursuit of Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig. According to reports the rapper/agent took a mid June trip to LA where he invited Puig to a club that he owns, and they had a meeting in which Puig left ‘intrigued’. Puig has spoken with at least one more agency, but the prospect of being the latest Roc Nation pickup is...

Dodgers Comeback, Then Win in 14 Innings

It took 14 innings to get a conclusion to Wednesday night’s game for the Los Angeles Dodgers but Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis would make sure it would go no further. The two would hit a pair of solo home runs in the top of the 14th to give the Dodgers a 7-5 victory and the sweep over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Finishing out the road trip in style with a great team win and a 7-2...

Report: MLB planning to suspend Ryan Braun and A-Rod among others linked to Biogenesis

According to a report from TJ Quinn and Mike Fish at, Major League Baseball is making preparations to suspend Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez among 20 other players in wake of the Biogenesis scandal where it is believed that these players received performance-enhancing drugs. Per Quinn and Fish: Commissioner Bud Selig’s office is expected to suspend Braun and Rodriguez,...

Wily Peralta produces eye-opening performance

By ANDREI GRESKA MILWAUKEE -- Coming off an outing where he left in the sixth inning with a strained left hamstring and having had his start pushed back two days, few could have foreseen starter Wily Peralta going seven innings strong. Or eight. Going the distance and pitching a shutout? That wasn't even in the same zip code. The Brewers had gone an...

Ian Kennedy: Yasiel Puig plays with a lot of arrogance

Your browser does not support iframes. Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig made a rookie mistake on Tuesday night when he tried to score from first on a dropped fly ball to center in the top of the 5th. The relay throw from Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorious beat Puig by several steps, and all [...]

Jay-Z Targeting Yasiel Puig and Yoenis Cespedes for Roc Nation Sports Representation

Sure, why not?

Brewers’ Nori Aoki scratched with elbow tightness

The Milwaukee Brewers were without right fielder Nori Aoki during last night’s win over the Cincinnati Reds, as the 31-year-old was scratched from the team’s lineup after experiencing tightness in his left elbow, according to Tom Haudricourt of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Schafer is in #Brewers lineup only because Nori Aoki was scratched before the game with left elbow...

Red Sox, Dodgers Urge You to Vote #HighFiveCiti for Koji Uehara and #VotePuig for Yasiel Puig

There are less than two hours left in the MLB All-Star Game Final Vote, and Koji Uehara needs your help. Actually, the Red Sox and Dodgers have aligned to send Boston reliever Uehara and Los Angeles phenom outfielder Yasiel Puig to the All-Star Game. Follow the directions in the infographic below, and click here to vote for Uehara and Puig to see them at Citi Field. Hurry, as voting...
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