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MILWAUKEE Ever since Robin Yount traded his infielder's glove for an outfielder's mitt after the 1984 season, the Milwaukee Brewers have been searching for a shortstop.
From Ernie Riles and Dale Sveum to the likes of Royce Clayton and Yuniesky Betancourt while being teased by Gary Sheffield, Pat Listach and J.J. Hardy along the way the Brewers have trotted 18 different Opening Day shortstops out since Yount made the switch.
So when the claim is made that one trade could have brought a young shortstop who can easily become the franchise's best shortstop since Robin Yount, the idea isn't that far-fetched simply because, well, he doesn't have very far to go.
A little over three months into his time with the Brewers, Jean Segura has proved a couple of things. He passes the eye test, not only with his ability to play the game, but his unflappable confidence for such a young age. His potential to be Milwaukee's long-term solution at shortstop makes the trade ...
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MILWAUKEE -- For the first time in a month, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke had an easy decision as to who to put in the cleanup spot while filling out his lineup card.
Exactly four weeks after spraining his left knee, third baseman Aramis Ramirez is back in his usual spot in the batting order for Friday's game against St. Louis.
With Ramirez hitting cleanup, Rickie Weeks stays...
MILWAUKEE Marco Estrada's body language screamed of frustration out on the mound Sunday afternoon. Afterwards, that frustration was mixed with anger as the right-hander's inability to help his team snap its losing streak was eating away at him in the home clubhouse.
Estrada lasted just 3-13 innings, allowing eight earned runs while walking five in Milwaukee's 10-1 loss...
The Milwaukee Brewers have activated their star third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list. Being out most of the season with a knee issue, the parent club has opted to bypass a rehab assignment in lieu of bringing him back to the majors right away. Expect a 80% or so normal workload until his body adjusts to the rigors of the regular season.
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The Milwaukee Brewers have activated third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the 15-day disabled list. Ramirez, who has been recovering from a left knee issue, will be eased back into full-time duty. None-the-less, the Brewers will glady take him back into their lineup. The star will help solidify the middle of the Milwaukee order.
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The St. Louis Cardinals are finding Miller Park's dimensions very much to their liking.
That doesn't bode well for Milwaukee right-hander Marco Estrada.
The Cardinals will try to continue their power surge and complete a four-game sweep of the Brewers on Sunday.
Jon Jay homered for the first time since April 10 and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, while Allen...
Gene Conley, a World Series Champion with the 1957 Milwaukee Braves team, will be inducted into the Braves Honor Roll at Miller Park on Monday, May 6 at noon, the Milwaukee Brewers and announced on Friday.
Conley went 42-43 with a 3.56 ERA in his five seasons from 1954 to 1958 with the Braves, finishing his 11-year MLB career with three All-Star appearances and a 3.82 ERA.
While Adam Wainwright has had plenty of success against the Milwaukee Brewers, Yovani Gallardo hasn't been able to figure out why the St. Louis Cardinals give him so much trouble.
St. Louis seeks a fifth straight win Saturday while sending host Milwaukee to a fourth consecutive defeat.
Wainwright (4-2, 2.03 ERA) has gotten off to a solid start, striking out 43 while walking...
Although they've been one of the top hitting teams in the majors at home, the Milwaukee Brewers are being tested by the St. Louis Cardinals' red-hot starting pitchers.
It doesn't figure to get any easier against a 22-year-old rookie who dominated them earlier this season.
Shelby Miller will try to provide the NL Central -leading Cardinals with yet another outstanding...
Kyle Lohse failed to find his rhythm against his former team.
The St. Louis Cardinals pounded out 11 hits against him in six innings on the way to a 6-1 victory.
''They just never gave me an opportunity to settle in. It was really a battle for me all night,'' Lohse said. ''It wasn't my best night. I felt good starting out but then it just kind of got...
MILWAUKEE (AP) Jon Jay homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth and Allen Craig and Daniel Descalso each hit home runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
Shane Robinson singled to center and then took second on center fielder Carlos Gomez's fielding error off Jim Henderson (2-1) who started the ninth for Milwaukee with...
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My understanding is the Cardinals had never swept a four-game series against the Brewers. But after watching those four games, it’s hard to believe the Brewers have ever won against St. Louis. In three of the games, the Cardinals jumped out to big leads and never looked back. On Saturday, Milwaukee actually showed some life, scoring five...
AVON - Baseball has returned to All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon with the official start of Lake Erie Crushers spring training under first-year head coach Jeff Isom.After spending the past six years coaching in the Milwaukee Brewers' organization, Isom is back in the Frontier League for the first time since 2006 and said he is working to get another championship back to Avon....
I completed my sixth trade with Cam of Cardboard Heaven fame. You can check out the first here, second here, third here, fourth here, and fifth here. Cam was in possession of a Matt Kemp card I wanted to get my hands on, and as time went along we expanded the deal into another epic trade.Let's start with something my collection was lacking: a Zack Greinke autograph. It hails...
When the Milwaukee Brewers acquired Zack Greinke from the Kansas City Royals in late 2010, it was a sign that the Brewers were going “all in” for the 2011 season.
The haul they gave up appeared costly at the time, headlined by Milwaukee’s starting shortstop and defensive whiz Alcides Escobar. They also threw in outfielder Lorenzo Cain, and pitchers Jeremy Jeffress and Jake...