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When Jean Segura was traded as part of a package to land Zack Greinke last season, fans of both sides seemed to be pleased with the deal. Angels fans were excited over the prospect of having Weaver and Greinke in the same rotation and Brewers fans liked the idea that they had found a possible long-term solution at shortstop. That’s when everything went right for the Brewers, and everything seemingly went wrong for the Angels.
The Angels had just recently signed Erick Aybar to an extension and were unwilling to gamble on Segura as their future shortstop. They had however gambled on Greinke’s willingness to sign a long-term deal with the Angels, which never came to fruition and culminated in him signing with their cross-town rivals the Dodgers. Meanwhile, Segura continued to grow as a player in his stint in the major leagues last season and during winter ball. Now, Segura is proving to be one of the most dynamic players in the game.
I recently spoke with a representative...
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MILWAUKEE -- Corey Hart had a big smile on his face as he took the field Monday afternoon. The recovery from offseason knee surgery has probably dragged on longer than he anticipated, but he's finally starting to see an end in sight.
Hart ran outside and took batting practice on the field for the first time prior to Monday's game against the Dodgers, but a rehab assignment...
The top of the 10th inning was one out away from adding on to the mountain of frustration the Milwaukee Brewers have accumulated on their current road trip.
After back-to-back singles gave the Brewers runners at the corners with nobody out, a groundout to the drawn-in infield and an out at the plate sandwiched around a walk had Milwaukee on the verge of blowing a golden opportunity...
Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Alan Williams has been suspended for 50 games under minor league baseball's drug program following a second positive test for a drug of abuse.
The 23-year-old is 0-2 with a 3.00 ERA this year in three starts and 10 relief appearances for Huntsville of Double-A Southern League. He signed with the Brewers' organization in May 2011 after he pitched...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers are moving closer to getting a pair of left-handers back from the disabled list as Tom Gorzelanny and Chris Narveson both took steps forward Tuesday.
Gorzelanny threw a simulated game to hitters on the field prior to Tuesday's game against Los Angeles, and he could be activated for Friday's game against Pittsburgh.
Brewers manager Ron...
MILWAUKEE -- Yovani Gallardo didn't pitch a bad game Monday night, but he did make three mistakes.
But Gallardo had to be perfect in order to beat Clayton Kershaw, and he wasn't. The Dodgers left-hander continued his dominance by tossing a complete game, three-hitter in Los Angeles' 3-1 win over Milwaukee.
It was a story line almost identical to the one written after...
It was there for the taking. The Milwaukee Brewers could have ended a disappointing road trip on a high note by winning the series in St. Louis with a victory Sunday afternoon.
Down 4-2 in the seventh inning, the Brewers set themselves up perfectly for a much-needed big inning by loading the bases with nobody out for the National League's leading hitter with Ryan Braun to follow...
ST. LOUIS If there's a secret, Aramis Ramirez isn't sharing.
"I don't know," the Milwaukee Brewers' third baseman said after he went 3-for-5 against the Cardinals on Saturday.
"See the ball. Hit the ball. I guess," Ramirez offered with a shrug.
Easier said than done, in most cases. But not for Ramirez, who sees and hits balls thrown by Cardinals...
Jeff Bianchi delivers a single up the middle to give the Brewers the lead
John Axford was an early season source of rank relief, but since he was moved to middle relief he has mostly stayed off the radar. Fortunately for him, he actually pitched well today and backed into a win. Joe Kelly was the loser today. In the bullpen after losing the fifth starter spot to Shelby Miller...
The St. Louis Cardinals routinely pound on the Milwaukee Brewers' pitchers, and Yadier Molina is one of the main culprits.
Kyle Lohse now has first-hand experience.
Molina looks to give his former teammate another rough time on the mound and help the NL-leading Cardinals take this three-game series with the Brewers on Sunday.
St. Louis (27-15) has won 11 of the past 15 meetings...
Jeff Bianchi drove in two runs with a 10th-inning single up the middle, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 on Saturday night.
Joe Kelly (0-2) allowed runs for the first time in five appearances and took the loss. He allowed two hits and a walk in one inning for the Cardinals, who fell to 0-3 in extra-inning games.
John Axford (1-3) gave up one hit and two...
Recently there has been a rush of hot new shortstops, primarily in the National League. Jean Segura, Andrelton Simmons and Didi Gregorious are the three hottest new shortstops in the majors. They have all had a bit of prospect hype surrounding them and thus far they have actually been exceeding expectations. The thing is, it is always tough to gauge skill level or future performance...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw scattered three singles in his second complete game of the year and Matt Kemp hit his first home run since April 24, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Ryan Braun managed a pair of singles and Yuniesky Betancourt also singled for the only hits off Kershaw (5-2). The lefty struck out five...
Though Don Mattingly's days as the Los Angeles Dodgers' manager have been rumored to be numbered, Zack Greinke is just starting to get settled in after recently returning from a month-long absence.
Greinke makes just his fourth start Tuesday night and first at Miller Park since being traded from the Milwaukee Brewers last season.
The Dodgers have made large investments over...
Over half way through May and a quarter of the way through the 2013 MLB season, I thought it was time to checkout the breakout performances thus far. Below is a list of players that aren't stars yet, but are on now on their way.Offense:Jean Segura/SS of the Milwaukee Brewers leads the NL in batting average .365 and has a .992 OPS. James Loney/1B is making the Tampa Bay Rays...