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Depending on who you ask, Corey Hart will miss somewhere between one and two months this year after undergoing surgery on January 25 to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. Hart maintains he’ll be back by April 20. Manager Ron Roenicke insists the original late-May target is a more appropriate timetable.When we originally created these 2013 projections back in November/December, we projected a nearly full season from Hart. We’ve adjusted that line below to a 119-game projection, the number we feel Hart will probably play this season. You’ll notice that the PSR and PSR Rank columns have been dashed out — with the new projection our original 63rd-overall rank no longer applies. Recalculations will be made in our 2013 Draft Guide, which will be available on March 1!When Hart does return, he’ll probably bat fifth for the Brewers. Over the last two seasons he’s rebounded from a disastrous one-and-a-half year slide spanning from the second half of 2008 all the way through 2009, and now he’...
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The costume for Guido, the beloved Klement’s Racing Italian Sausage famous for its role in races during Milwaukee Brewers home games, has gone missing.
How exactly did Ryan Gennett come to go by Scooter?
"I gave it to myself when I was about 5," Gennett said of the nickname.
When his mother would try to put his seatbelt on in the car, Gennett would click it off. She'd click it back in. He'd yank it right off. One day she got fed up. She took her son to the local police station to have officers teach him about...
A fair warning for those planning on having a prediction pool for next year's Academy Awards: Don't invite John Axford, because he'll win.
An avid movie buff and a former film major at the University of Notre Dame, Axford has been making his predictions for the Oscars public since 2010 and was almost perfect Sunday night.
The Milwaukee Brewers' closer went 14 of...
The Italian sausage costume used for the sausage race during Milwaukee Brewers home games is missing, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Though this seems like a story straight from “The Onion,” it’s actually true.
According to the Journal Sentinel, someone stole the Klement’s Racing Italian Sausage costume from the city’s Winter Festival and wore it out to go barhopping...
One of the base-running sausages, a familiar sight at Milwaukee Brewers games, is missing.
Someone wearing the Klement's Racing Italian Sausage costume recently posed with bar patrons in Cedarburg, Wis. The 7-foot-long, $3,000 costume was in a backroom at the Milwaukee Curling Club during a Feb. 16 fundraiser. Someone saw the sausage walk out the door that evening and it hasn...
Conventional wisdom would dictate that if you spend enough time on the road as a professional baseball player, you've seen more than your share of movies.And if you're Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford and you also happen to a self-proclaimed "Film Aficionado" (and film major in college)...you probably had an opinion on what was going to take home the top prize...
The famous Racing Sausages Race held by the Milwaukee Brewers during home games is a delight for anyone who has ever encourted it. However, the race may be in jeopardy after a report has surfaced claiming that one of the sausages is missing.Guido the Italian Sausage has been reported missing after last being seen barhopping in the Milwaukee area a couple of weekends ago. It is not...
(1970-71 Milwaukee Brewer Bernie Smith; Photo: Out Of The Park Baseball)
(Editor's Note: This is a guest post by author Douglas J. Gladstone, who has written about the plight of financially marginalized ex-ballplayers in his book, A Bitter Cup of Coffee.)
As MLB prepares to usher in its new season on Sunday, March 31, our national pastime is an $8 billion industry...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Yovani Gallardo is learning everything's different in a year the World Baseball Classic is being played.
Gallardo allowed three runs on five hits over 2 2-3 innings in his first spring appearance and the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Tuesday.
"Normally in spring training game you go out there and throw one inning," said Gallardo...
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Milwaukee Police are on a heightened state of alert after reports that one of the town's most beloved mascots has gone missing after an alleged night of barhopping.
No, there is no truth to the rumors he was found cut to pieces in a bowl of cooked peppers and no, he wasn't found inserted in a giant roll, slathered...
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Milwaukee Brewers left-hander Chris Narveson passed his first game test on his recovery from shoulder surgery.
Out for nearly a year, Narveson threw 30 pitches Wednesday in the Brewers' 3-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals.
Narveson allowed two hits and a run, striking out one and walking one. He last pitched on April 15 before needing season-ending surgery...
By John Pesetski
Special to FOXSportsWisconsin.com
PHOENIX -- For the second time in four seasons, the Milwaukee Brewers are grooming a young shortstop long on talent but short on experience. In 2010, that player was Alcides Escobar. This year it's 22-year-old Jean Segura.
Ironically, Escobar was traded to the Kansas City Royals in a deal for pitcher Zack Grienke, and Segura...
Milwaukee left-hander Chris Narveson made his first appearance in nearly a year, throwing 30 pitches Wednesday in the Brewers' 3-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals.
Narveson allowed two hits and a run, striking out one and walking one. He last pitched on April 15 before needing season-ending surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff.
Max Ramirez singled home Lorenzo Cain in the seventh...
Stops in Sugar Land Texas and Puerto culminated in a minor league deal with the resurgent Cleveland Indians.
It wasn’t long ago that Scott Kazmir was all but written off from the baseball world. Thankfully the first-year independent Sugar Land Skeeters thought enough to give him an opportunity when no one else would.
At 29 years old Kazmir still has lots of career left...