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MILWAUKEE -- After starting the homestand with a pair of crisp, well-pitched games, the Milwaukee Brewers continued to struggle to find consistency over a stretch of time.
Like they have all too often recently, the Brewers played one of the sloppiest games of their season Thursday afternoon, committing errors that led to four unearned runs in a 7-2 loss to the Cubs.
By winning two of three in Milwaukee, the Cubs jumped into fourth place, sending the Brewers to the division's cellar.
"In order for us to get back in this or even get close, we can't play this type of ball," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "The starting pitching has been better, the relief pitching has been great for a long time; we are getting more consistent offensively. Then we have miscues like this that ends up really hurting us."
Wily Peralta's final line Thursday won't look that appealing, but he wasn't all that bad. Chicago got two runs in the second inning with just on...
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With the trade deadline just about a month away, and the chances of the Brewers going on a 20-game winning streak…unlikely, shall we say…it’s understandable fans are thinking about how different the team might look by August. One name that’s been tossed around quite a bit is Yovani Gallardo.
Colin Bennett at Reviewing the Brew has...
After another short start, the Milwaukee Brewers needed some extra coverage in the bullpen.
Right-hander Tyler Thornburg was recalled from Triple-A Nashville following Friday's 10-3 loss to Pittsburgh, as the club sent outfielder Caleb Gindl back to Triple-A to make room.
The Brewers will go to four-man bench in order to add a long reliever. Yovani Gallardo went just four innings...
Some of you may be familiar with my drawings of Corey Hart in numerous odd situations. I'd been meaning to put some of these up, before today's sad news that Hart will have to undergo season-ending left knee surgery. (per Tom Haudricourt, aka - our favorite Prince of Darkness).
Some of these -or, many of these - illustrations are ones I've already drawn...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers purchased the contract of Sean Halton from Triple-A Nashville following Wednesday's 5-4 loss to Chicago, optioning second baseman Scooter Gennett to Nashville to make room.
Halton, 26, is hitting .288 with nine home runs and 35 RBI for the Sounds. Milwaukee's 13th round pick in the 2009 first-year draft out of Lewis-Clark State College...
Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart needs surgery on his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season, manager Ron Roenicke told reporters prior to Friday's game in Pittsburgh.
Hart, 31, hasn't played all season after undergoing right knee surgery in January. Hart went to Los Angeles on Wednesday to get a second opinion on his left knee from Dr. Neal ElAttrache...
The Brewers have spent the entire season waiting for Corey Hart to return from offseason knee surgery. After seeing his return pushed back multiple times already this year, it now looks like there's a chance Hart doesn't play at all this season.
While continuing to rehab from microfracture surgery on his right knee, Hart apparently did something to that caused his left...
While he struggled after returning from injury, Matt Garza appears to have found his groove.
The Milwaukee Brewers' Wily Peralta was plenty sharp last week, too.
Garza takes the mound opposite Peralta as the Chicago Cubs go for another rare win in Milwaukee in Thursday's series finale.
After missing the second half of last season with an elbow injury, Garza (2-1, 4.25...
Milwaukee Brewers starter Marco Estrada was in line to return to the rotation after making one more start with Class-A Wisconsin. Instead, he won't be throwing much at all, as his hamstring problem flared up once more during the outing. Kevin Massoth of MLB.com reported that Estrada left Sunday's start after 2 2/3 innings, giving up six runs in the third, when he also...
After leaving Sunday's game with a shoulder injury, there was some concern about Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez's status for this week. In fact, there was some concern he would land on the DL. While he has been diagnosed with a shoulder sprain, Gomez says he will be alright and expects to play today. He was held out of last night's game, but as Tim Haudricourt...
It seems like the news has been a long time coming, but the Milwaukee Brewers have finally confirmed that Corey Hart will not play a major league game this season after failing to overcome his knee problem. MLB tweeted the news on Friday evening after manager Ron Roenicke made the announcement.
#Brewers manager Ron Roenicke confirms that Corey Hart will have surgery on his...
Yovani Gallardo’s name might be tossed around a lot in advance of the July 31 trade deadline. Many teams would need to clear an extra hurdle to acquire the right-hander, though.
Gallardo can block trades to 10 teams, according to MLBDailyDish.com’s Chris Cotillo. The Red Sox reportedly are among the teams on the pitcher’s no-trade list.
Gallardo reportedly can block trades...
The Milwaukee Brewers appear to be ready to sell as well. They have some good pieces in the bullpen and teams want those guys. The Brewers have not played well at all this year and that is an understatement, so selling makes a ton of sense.
The Brewers, according to Buster Olney of ESPN, have received calls on relievers John Axford, Mike Gonzalez and Francisco Rodriguez as well...
A minor league affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers has decided to offer a promotion celebrating the second amendment.On July 3, the Double-A Huntsville Stars will be offering fans the chance to win one of three guns to honor the right to bear arms in the United States.The image you see above is the poster detailing the momentous night. You may even notice that National Rifle Association...
Athletes and guns have been a poisonous mix. It only took a few days for the Huntsville Stars to realize that.
Now, the minor league team -- a Double A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers -- that is playing host to a "2nd Amendment Night," which was to feature the raffling of three rifles, has called off that portion of the evening.
According to Stars' general manager...
(Editor's note: Please enjoy this guest post by Michael Pina, who writes about basketball for ESPN's TrueHoop Network and has been published elsewhere; he has been particularly interested in the 2013 campaign of Carlos Gomez.)
Can and should someone who wins Most Valuable Player be on a losing team? It’s a debate had every year, across every...