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Even Ryan Braun is anxious to see how Milwaukee's youthful group of potential starting pitchers shakes out.
The Brewers held their annual fan festival Sunday, and Braun says he is looking forward to representing the United States in the World Baseball Classic. He also wants to see how Mike Fiers, Wily Peralta and Mark Rogers perform with a chance to make the rotation.
Braun anchors a lineup that returns almost completely intact after leading the National League in home runs, RBIs, runs, stolen bases and extra-base hits - quite the impressive feat for the first season since Prince Fielder signed with Detroit.
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MILWAUKEE -- While many big name American baseball players decided against the opportunity to represent their country at the World Baseball Classic, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun didn't have to think twice.
In fact, it was a no-brainer. If he was healthy, Braun was going to don the red, white and blue.
"First and foremost, it's an honor," Braun said. "...
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The Brewers held a contest this offseason to design a team uniform. On Sunday, they announced the winner, who's design will be used in 2 Spring Training games.
MILWAUKEE -- A pair of Brewers recovering from major injuries were given a good prognosis from team doctors Sunday in physicals that took place prior to Brewers On Deck.
First baseman Mat Gamel and left-hander Chris Narveson both were examined by team physician Dr. William Raasch and the outlook is positive for both to head into spring training with no restrictions.
MILWAUKEE -- In the game of baseball, struggles are inevitable.
The game requires players to learn from their miscues, but also to have an ability to let go of the past and forget about it.
Nobody knows this better than a closer. With his team so close to winning when he appears in the game, failures are magnified tenfold.
Brewers closer John Axford knows this better than anyone...
As slugger Corey Hart recovers from right knee surgery that
is expected to sideline him for the start of the regular season, the Milwaukee Brewers
continue to look to bring a first baseman into camp to offer in-house replacement
candidate Mat Gamel competition, according to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com.
“There’s still the possibility that Doug [Melvin, the
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MILWAUKEE -- To kick off their annual winter fan fest, the Milwaukee Brewers revealed the winner of the Design a YOUniform contest.
Fans were asked to submit their ideas for an alternate Brewers on-field uniform in the fall. Three finalists were announced recently and all three were in attendance Sunday.
The design based around the barrel man logo on the hat designed by Ben Peters...
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The Milwaukee Brewers got a big blow to the heart when they learned the fate of their star first baseman / right fielder. Corey Hart will miss four months after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus...
By Andrei Greska
MILWAUKEE -- With the league's most potent offense coming back whole for the most part, there was only one topic in the minds of fans and players alike during the 2013 edition of Brewers On Deck: pitching.
"I think there are far more unknowns this year than there were last year because of a lack of experience," Ryan Braun...
The Milwaukee Brewers are talking to free agent first
baseman Lyle Overbay about a potential minor league contract, according to Ken
Rosenthal of FOX Sports.
#Brewers talking to free-agent 1B Overbay about minor-league deal. Gamel will be regular 1B with Hart out. Overbay played in MIL 2004-05.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 28, 2013
Rosenthal adds that...