Found June 05, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
PLAYERS: Kyle Lohse
TEAMS: Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Kyle Lohse is coming off of a bad month. The Brewers are, too. It really couldn’t be going much worse. Neither side expected this, of course. Following the 2012 season, Lohse openly sought a big-money contract due to his performance with the St. Louis Cardinals over the previous two seasons. The right-handed pitcher had compiled a record of 30-11 to go along with a 3.11 ERA, and so he assumed he could do what countless others had done before him: score big in the free agent market. However, recent changes to the draft compensation system hindered that process for Lohse, who had rejected the Cardinals’ qualifying offer of $13.3 million in order to reach free agency. Under the guidance of his super-agent Scott Boras, he struggled to find an organization that would match his high demands. Neither he nor Boras were happy about how the situation unraveled. It wouldn’t be until 11 days before his first scheduled start with the Brewers that he and Milwauk...

Brewers' Lohse dealing with hamstring ailment

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MLB Looks To Suspend A-Rod, Braun And Others

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MLB may ban Ryan Braun, A-Rod for PED scandal

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If the Brewers rebuild, who do they move?

Despite the Brewers beating the A's 4-3 in ten innings on Tuesday night, they're still 22-35 this season. They're coming off of a 6-22 month of May, tying the record for the worst month in franchise history. They're in last place in the NL Central, 15.5 games behind the division-leading Cardinals, who happen to have the best record in baseball. Their -53 run differential...

Ryan Braun: Suspension would cast a dark shadow on Milwaukee Brewers

Over the past decade, it has been admirable the way that the Milwaukee Brewers achieved a balance between turning prospects into stars and adding veterans along the way to become competitive in the National League. Ryan Braun became the pinnacle of that success. He went from the fifth overall pick in the 2005 draft, to the National League MVP in 2011. Not only did he help lead the...

Brewers call up Thornburg, send Estrada to 15-day DL

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-hander Marco Estrada on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Despite his struggles in Triple-A this season, Tyler Thornburg has been recalled and will start Saturday in place of Estrada. Estrada strained his left hamstring in the fifth inning of Monday's 10-2 loss to Oakland and had to leave the game after...

Brewers Tuesday: Estrada ailing

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Marco Estrada is unlikely to make his next scheduled start after straining his left hamstring in Monday's loss to Oakland. Estrada was moving better Tuesday afternoon, but he's not very confident he'll be able to take the ball Saturday against Philadelphia. "I don't know if this start's going to happen or not...

Brewers' Marco Estrada suffers hamstring strain

The Milwaukee Brewers may have to place starter Marco Estrada on the disabled list.  This comes after the 29-year old suffered a hamstring strain.  He had to leave his start last night in the fifth inning after suffering the injury.  The team will evaluate him further today. Adam McCalvy of says the Brewers are worried Estrada may not be able to make his next start...

Scooter-Mania FINALLY Reaches Milwaukee

For being a player who's never played a game in Milwaukee, Brewers fans sure seem to love Ryan Joseph "Scooter" Gennett. The fan base's blind affection so generously heaped upon the childlike frame of the scant second baseman is probably on account of two main reasons. First, and most important, Gennett hit .297, stole eight bases and tallied 60 hits through 50...

Video: Son makes father feel guilty after stealing ball from other fan at Brewers game

Your browser does not support iframes.Snagging a foul ball at a Major League Baseball game is probably one of the most exciting experiences a fan can receive. But coming within inches of corraling one only to have it slip away is likely one of the most frustrating experiences.Monday's game between the Brewers and Athletics at Miller Field provided such a scenario in the eighth...

Brewers 4, Athletics 3(10)

Carlos Gomez scored from first on Yuniesky Betancourt's line drive in the gap between center and right in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. John Axford (2-3) got the win with a scoreless 10th. He retired Yoenis Cespedes, whose first career multi-homer game had given the Athletics a 3-0 lead...

Bartolo Colon Dazzles Again, A’s Take Finale with Brewers 6-1

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St. Louis Cardinals select Marco Gonzales in the First Round of the MLB Draft

The first and second rounds of the Major League Baseball draft were held on Thursday and the St. Louis Cardinals had two picks in the first round. The Cardinals had the 19th pick and the 28th pick. The 28th pick comes to the Cardinals via the Milwaukee Brewers because the Brewers signed Kyle Lohse after Lohse rejected a tender offer by the Cardinals. With the 19th pick in the Major...
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