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MILWAUKEE -- The mood of a clubhouse as bags are packed for a road trip can usually can be a pretty telling sign of how the previous homestand went as a whole.
The Milwaukee Brewers have had three homestands thus far, all to one extreme or the other. As bags were packed in preparation of Thursday's trip to Cincinnati, Milwaukee's mood was one of frustration after a 4-1 mistake-ridden loss to Texas wrapped up a 3-6 homestand.
With a chance to salvage things and head out on a 10-game road trip against divisional opponents with a two-game sweep over one of the best teams in the American League, the Brewers made a couple of crucial baserunning mistakes and could muster just one run on 12 hits.
"Those numbers, you would think you would get more runs because of it," Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said. "We had a couple of opportunities. Holland knows what he's doing. I think he steps it up when he has runners on base. All of a sudden you see the 95's. He ha...
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MILWAUKEE One of the extreme oddities in baseball happens every once in a while when a team just can't score when a certain pitcher takes the mound.
It's completely unexplainable if that team has an above average offense. The Milwaukee Brewers do, and they simply can't score for Kyle Lohse.
In the seven games Lohse has started this season, the Brewers have scored 14...
Francisco Rodriguez's attempted road back to the big leagues will begin Tuesday night, as the former Brewers reliever has been added to the roster at advanced Class-A Brevard County.
Signed to a minor league contract on April 17, Rodriguez has a provision in his contract giving the Brewers just 30 days to add him to the Major League roster or he will be released.
MILWAUKEE -- With 31 games and 114 at-bats under his belt, Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks is still trying to get going.
And while the Brewers are going to continue to stay patient with the former All-Star, manager Ron Roenicke dropped Weeks from fifth to seventh in the lineup for Wednesday's game against Texas.
"It wasn't really a conversation," Roenicke...
MILWAUKEE -- If a player can play shortstop, he has a good chance at being able to play anywhere on the infield. At least that's what the Milwaukee Brewers are hoping for.
When Jeff Bianchi was reinstated from the disabled list last Thursday, he made five shortstops on the roster. Josh Prince was sent back to Triple-A Nashville the next day, so Milwaukee currently has four shortstops...
Let's start this off properly: Yuniesky Betancourt is the worst shortstop in Brewers history. That might not necessarily be true, but it feels true. In 2011, his last full season as the Brewers shortstop, he was the worst everyday shortstop in the league. Or at the very least in the bottom five. Even when he did good things, he always followed them up with boneheaded plays, errors...
On December 19th, 2010, RHP Zack Greinke of the Kansas City Royals, a former Cy Young Award winner, was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for Jake Odorizzi, Alcides Escobar, Jeremy Jeffress, and Lorenzo Cain. Greinke went on to copilot the top of the Brewers’ rotation, along with Brewers lifer Yovani Gallardo, to the NL Central crown and the NLCS in 2011.... Read more
MILWAUKEE -- All it took for the Milwaukee Brewers to snap their five-game losing streak was an opponent not wearing "St. Louis" across its chest.
Facing one of the American League's best teams, the Brewers jumped on the Rangers for five runs in the first inning and got good pitching and defense throughout to hold on for a 6-3 victory.
After a tough weekend series...
I know it’s not like me to use such a provocative, declarative headline. Truth be told, I’d be more comfortable with “Yuniesky Betancourt Hasn’t Changed a Bit, Probably”, just so I can cover all my bases. But here we are, and I think it needs to be said, on the heels of Betancourt slamming his eighth dinger of the still very young regular season. This is a time for sanity...
Sometimes you may not notice certain things about certain players because you don’t pay attention to their every at bat, inning pitched, or whatever. Even in this wonderful age, where so much information is at our fingertips at virtually all times, things can slip past and go unnoticed to the baseball-loving masses. I mean, sure, if it is a “superstar” that is struggling mightily...
Yovani Gallardo knows that even though it's early, the upcoming stretch of road games is a key one for the Milwaukee Brewers.
Jay Bruce finally homered again for the Cincinnati Reds, and facing Gallardo could help him get on track.
These NL Central rivals meet for the first time in 2013 on Friday night in Cincinnati, with NL batting leader Carlos Gomez of the Brewers looking...
January 30, 2008 — I remember it like it was yesterday. The Mets sent Philip Humber, Deolis Geurra, Kevin Mulvey, and Carlos Gomez packing to Minnesota. “Yes!” I thought to myself, “that’s all it takes to acquire Johan Santana, arguably the best pitcher in the game…what a steal.” I believe Humber was considered the centerpiece of the deal, while Gomez was that token...
The Reds will aim for a winning homestand this weekend when they welcome the Milwaukee Brewers to town. But to do so they will have to sweep the three-game set after dropping two out of the first three games of this homestand to the Atlanta Braves. Easier said than done, right?
Friday's affair will pit surging rookie Tony Cingrani against Brewers ace Yovani Gallardo...