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Recent callup Tyler Thornburg of the Milwaukee Brewers did not last long in the major leagues as he was sent back to the minor leagues after allowing five runs in 5 1/3 innings with four home runs surrendered and two strikeouts against the Toronto Blue Jays last night. He might have stuck around a start or two had he pitched well, but with Shaun Marcum not expected to miss too much time, Milwaukee sent him down to Triple-A so at least he got a promotion out of the move. Thornburg had a 3.00 at Double-A in 75 innings with 71 strikeouts and a .212 batting average against. He doesn’t figure to see time again in the big leagues until September when rosters expand.
Justin Grimm’s stay with the Texas Rangers looks to be a short one with Derek Holland expected back from the disabled list around the first of July and Roy Oswalt joining the rotation this week. Grimm allowed three runs in six innings in his major league debut against the Houston Astros while striking out seven. Grimm, a 5th ...
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MILWAUKEE Tyler Thornburg hadn't pitched in ten days and was on his way to play in the Southern League All-Star game before getting the call up to start for the Brewers on Tuesday against Toronto.
So he turned his car around after a five-hour drive to Knoxville, made it to an airport, and made it to Milwaukee in a whirlwind, all the while anticipating his first-ever major league...
After some secrecy from Brewers manager Ron Roenicke on Monday night as to who would take Shaun Marcum's vacated start Tuesday, it appears, according to his high school baseball team's Twitter account, that big-time prospect Tyler Thornburg will take the hill for Milwaukee against the Blue Jays.
"Tyler Thornburg, Riverwood '07, 1st major league start Tues. June...
MILWAUKEE After a season of mishaps, the Milwaukee Brewers might just be getting healthy.
On Tuesday, at least, it seemed that way, as Brewers manager Ron Roenicke updated the status of several injured playing, including newly hurting pitcher Shaun Marcum, who was scratched from his normal start on Tuesday due to elbow tightness.
While Marcum remained confident the injury is not...
MILWAUKEE Two weeks before the All-Star break, the Brewers and the Blue Jays got the chance to showcase their own rendition of the home run derby at Miller Park this week.
Ball after ball sailed into the bleachers in right field, left field, and center, as the three-game series ended with 16 total home runs between both teams.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he can't remember...
Two days after being designated for assignment to make room for emergency starter Tyler Thornburg, Brewers infielder Brooks Conrad was scooped up on waivers by Tampa Bay.
The club announced Thursday that Conrad had been claimed by the Rays, as well as another move to bolster the overused bullpen.
Reliever Mike McClendon will join the club from Triple-A Nashville in time for Fridays...
MILWAUKEE After tossing an impressive five innings in his major league debut, then running out of gas in a tough sixth inning, big-time prospect and Brewers right-hander Tyler Thornburg was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday afternoon.
Thornburg received a no-decision in his only action after skipping Triple-A in a call-up from Double-A Huntsville. He was scheduled to...
MILWAUKEE With his bullpen overused and struggling in its last few outings, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke made a joking plea on Wednesday to starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo. "A nine-inning shutout would be really nice," Roenicke said, with a laugh.But in the past two seasons of baseball for the Brewers and really for all of MLB complete, nine-inning performances...
Ryan Braun doing Risky Business for the Milwaukee Brewers 80′s Flight last week = a total fail. Sometimes athletes or teams try to be “cute” of “funny” and it just doesn’t work out.
As an aside, Braun should avoid all outfits of the like. It’s easy to see the ‘roids shrunk his package…..
After initially ranking among the top three in All-Star voting for National League outfielders, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun slipped to fourth place in the latest voting update, behind Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, who overtook him for the third spot.
At time of the latest update, Braun, who started the last four All-Star games for the NL squad, trailed Cabrera by 25,182 votes...
Ryan Braun has hit safely in 13 straight games and 23 in a row in interleague play.
He'll try to help the Milwaukee Brewers post their 12th straight home victory over the Toronto Blue Jays when this three-game set continues Tuesday night.
The reigning NL MVP is batting .333 with five homers and 12 RBIs during his 13-game run. He is hitting .391 with six homers and 26 RBIs...
Yovani Gallardo pitched into the seventh inning, Ryan Braun hit one of Milwaukee's four homers and the Brewers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Wednesday.
The Brewers bounced back from a demoralizing ninth-inning loss Tuesday night to take two out of three from the Blue Jays.
Gallardo (6-5) went 6 2-3 innings, giving up three runs and seven hits with two walks and seven strikeouts...