Found November 30, 2012 on
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Brewers lefty Manny Parra was non-tendered by the club today and will become a free agent. Parra has been a frustrating player to watch because he has some serious talent yet most of the time he goes out to the mound, the whole s**thouse goes up in flames. I was pulling hard for Parra to rebound this past season, as he came back from injury. But Parra was back to his old ways, posting a bloated ERA, getting into maddening trouble with walks, and putting up a 1.65 WHIP. His strikeout numbers were fairly good, as they have been throughout his career, but Parra has earned a reputation of being unable to get himself out of (often self-created) jams and he suffers from the perception that his confidence is shot.
Whether he is truly focused or not on the mound, only Parra can know, but his body language has resulted in questions about his capacity to handle high-pressure situations later in games, which is where the Brewers have o...
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The Milwaukee Brewers are done waiting for Manny Parra to realize his potential, as the club announced Friday that it will not tender the left-hander a contract for 2013.
Featuring stuff that's hard to find in a lefty, Parra was given many chances by the Brewers simply due to his vast potential, but his career with the club will go down as nothing but disappointing.
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is not looking to make any big splashes at the winter meetings, which begin Dec. 3 in Nashville. "I think it will be more quiet than most years," Melvin said. The Brewers remain on the lookout for relief help and ideally would like to add two experienced pitchers to that department. They also are looking for an experienced...
Beginning to rebuild what was the worst bullpen in baseball a year ago, Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin announced Saturday that the club had acquired right-handed reliever Burke Badenhop from Tampa Bay in exchange for minor league outfielder Raul Mondesi, Jr.
After already parting ways with relievers Kameron Loe, Francisco Rodriguez, Jose Veras, Manny Parra and Livan...
From the Green Bay Press Gazette
Outfielder Josh Prince was recently one of five minor-league prospects the Milwaukee Brewers added to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft in December.
Prince, who played infield for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in 2008, was a third-round pick of the Brewers in the 2009 amateur draft. He played shortstop for the Wisconsin Timber...