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The Milwaukee Brewers say they have not yet made a decision on whether to trade right-hander Zack Greinke or any other player.
But two rival executives said Tuesday that the Brewers are preparing to move Greinke if they are unable to sign him long-term before the July 31 non-waiver deadline.
Greinke, 8-2 with a 2.81 ERA, is eligible for free agency at the end of the season.
"They're definitely expecting to move him unless something changes and they re-sign him," one rival executive said.
The executive described the Brewers as "very realistic" about their position with Greinke. The San Francisco Giants awarded right-hander Matt Cain a six-year, $127.5 million contract in early April, likely inflating Grienke's value.
Brewers general manager Doug Melvin declined comment on the team's negotiations with Greinke, who is represented by Casey Close.
Melvin, however, said the Brewers still "haven't really made a fundamental decision" on wh...
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MILWAUKEE To those who see him only in glimpses, through their televisions or beside his locker at the far end of the Miller Park clubhouse, Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks is a mental and emotional fortress.
He is as steady as they come in this game never carrying himself too high or too low. Rarely does his face show anything besides a calm sense of brute confidence...
Ryan Braun is out of Wednesday's lineup against Cincinnati, due to an elbow injury he sustained when being hit by a pitch in Tuesdays game against the Reds.
Braun told reporters on Wednesday morning that he wasn't even able to bend his arm fully in the hours before Wednesday's getaway game.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he doesn't expect the injury to be a serious...
Nyjer Morgan, outfielder and lightning rod of the Milwaukee Brewers, was at it again Wednesday afternoon.
Less than 24 hours after breaking through an outfield gate to make a spectacular catch, Morgan had another encounter near the wall at Great American Ballpark. This one involved a Cincinnati Reds fan.
Morgan reached into the crowd while pursuing a foul ball along the right-field...
It seems that the Milwaukee Brewers' push to "Vote Braun" in the last week is working just as planned.
In the latest National League All-Star voting update, Brewers star left fielder Ryan Braun overtook Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, who had pushed past the Milwaukee outfielder in the previous update. Now, it seems Braun and Cabrera are in a deadlock for the final...
Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Nyjer Morgan shoved a Cincinnati Reds fan and argued with him after losing a foul ball in the front row of the stands during Wednesday's game at Great American Ball Park.
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It happened in the bottom of the ninth inning as Reds batter Devin Mesoraco hit the foul ball. Morgan reached into the front row...
Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart (no relation to the 80s pop star) flipped over a railing and into the opposing Cincinnati Reds dugout while chasing a foul ball, but managed to avoid serious injury.
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The scary moment came in the bottom of the seventh inning as Hart chased the foul popup by Reds batter Zack Cozart towards the Reds...
Rapidly falling out of the NL Central race after two straight losses to the division-leading Cincinnati Reds, the Milwaukee Brewers desperately needed a bit of redemption Wednesday afternoon.
And for at least one game, the Brewers seemed to get what they wished for. The offense put up eight runs after managing just half that in the three prior games combined. Similar to Milwaukee...
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman celebrated the completion of a save in Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers by stepping off the mound and doing a double forward roll. Your browser does not support iframes. On the one hand, now there's something you don't see every day. On the other hand, however, Chapman might want to think twice about pulling...
Given their results over the past week, the Cincinnati Reds are probably thrilled to have reached the end of interleague play. They may not catch a break, though, when they welcome the Milwaukee Brewers to Great American Ball Park on Monday night.
That's because scheduled starter Yovani Gallardo and star outfielder Ryan Braun have been particularly tough to handle for Cincinnati...
Right handed pitcher Zack Greinke could be on the move before the July Trade Deadline if the Brewers can't sign him to a long-term deal Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports reports. “They're definitely expecting to move him unless something changes and they re-sign him,” a rival executive told Rosenthal.
General Manager Doug Melvin said that they haven't decided whether they...
It's as if nothing changed for Ryan Braun.
As if he never had to fight for his name last winter.
As if Prince Fielder was still hitting cleanup behind him in the Milwaukee Brewers lineup.
Braun, 28, is almost exactly the player he was a year ago at this time. The uproar over his positive test for elevated levels of testosterone -- and successful appeal and avoidance of a 50...
When Royals fans aren't wondering when hot-hitting Will Myers will be called up, they're likely wondering the same about right-handed prospect Jake Odorizzi.
Odorizzi, the key component to the Zack Greinke trade, continues to dominate at Class AAA Omaha, posting a 5-0 record with a 2.72 ERA.
Odorizzi had 10-days off between his most recent start, but Royals fans shouldn...
Helena, MT -- Raul Mondesi, Jr. plays for the Helena Brewers (Rookie affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.) Watch him hit a game tying home run in the bottom of the tenth against the Missoula Osprey,...
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Tuesday, the Texas Rangers placed Colby Lewis on the disabled list with right elbow tendinitis.
Wednesday, a Texas Rangers scout arrived at Great American Ballpark for Zack Greinke's start against the Cincinnati Reds.
There are no scouting coincidences in the final days of June. Greinke could become this year's Cliff Lee -- for the Rangers or someone else...
It was a most disappointing loss for the Reds yesterday afternoon at the hands of the Brewers. Homer Bailey didn’t exactly get shelled, but he wasn’t excellent either and he didn’t stick around very long. Zack Greinke for the Brewers was much better, and it showed in the final score of 8-4.
The dreaded west coast trip begins. Without so much as a day off...