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Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Brewers Draft Picks Get Paid: I must admit I don’t follow the MLB draft closely.  It seems like high draft picks are hit or miss, while more than a few late picks end up having productive big league careers.  But I understand it’s important for teams to sign those top prospects that will hopefully be contributors one day.  And I can’t help but feel delighted for any high school kid who signs a $1.8 million+ contract after graduation – it makes me proud to be an American. Just a couple of days after the draft, two of the Brewers’ three Day 1 picks – shortstop Jacob Gatewood and outfielder Monte Harrison – were shown the money and took it.  Apparently, both signing bonuses significantly exceeded their slot value – Gatewood’s by $450,000 and Harrison’s by $700,000.  Who knows

Brewers' Thornburg to DL, Fiers called up

As it turned out, Tyler Thornburg was bothered by something when he struggled to get through his inning of relief Friday night. The right-hander was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with right elbow soreness and will return to Milwaukee to be seen by team physician Dr. William Raasch on Sunday. To fill the roster spot, the Brewers recalled right-hander Mike Fiers from...

Nebraska Wide Receiver Signee Monte Harrison Will Skip College, Agrees To $1.8 Million Deal With Milwaukee Brewers

The suspense didn’t last long. Monte Harrison, a Nebraska wide receiver signee, has agreed to terms of a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. Harrison, a dual-sport athlete, was selected by the Brewers in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft. His decision to play for the Huskers or begin a professional baseball career came quickly.  Well that drama ended fast: according to...

Gomez moves to third place in latest All-Star voting update

In the third update of National League 2014 All-Star Game voting totals, Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez has jumped to third place among the league's outfielders. The Milwaukee star currently has 1,192,174 votes. Gomez is less than 67,000 votes behind Giancarlo Stanton (1,259,047) for second place. Yasiel Puig currently leads all NL outfielders with 1,472,717 votes. Gomez...

Carlos Gomez swings out of his helmet (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez took a swing that was so intense that he fell down to one knee and lost his helmet in his first inning at-bat during Saturday's game in Pittsburgh.Gomez took a big hack and missed at the first pitch from Pirates pitcher Edinson Volquez, and Pirates fans got a good chuckle out of it.Gomez went...

Brewers bounce back with decisive win in Pittsburgh

After suffering through their worst loss of the season, the Milwaukee Brewers answered back in convincing fashion Saturday afternoon at PNC Park. The Brewers didn't let a 12-2 whipping carry over to the next day, taking the lead on a Lyle Overbay two-run single in the fourth inning and adding on late in a 9-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. "We played well," Brewers...

Milwaukee's magic continues with 1-0 win in Pittsburgh

Anyone who may have missed Sunday's series finale between the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates probably envisioned the uneventful pitcher's duel a 1-0 score usually indicates. However, Milwaukee's 1-0 victory to win its fourth series of the season over Pittsburgh was far from ordinary -- or easy. Yovani Gallardo bounced back from a rough outing with his best start...

Brewers Injury Update: Tom Gorzelanny makes rehab start

According to Todd Rosiak of the Jounral Sentinel, Tom Gorzelanny made a 34-pitch rehab start for Triple-A Nashville on Friday, an appearance that will tell a lot about what the Brewers will do with him. #180478177 / gettyimages.comGorzelanny pitched 2.1 innings, giving up 1 hit, zero runs, and striking out one in a rain delayed game."Tonight will be pivotal," assistant...

Jean Segura Saves The Game With Incredible Play

During Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers’  Jean Segura makes a ridiculous play up the middle to save a run and help the Brewers hold on to a 1-0 win. Incredible effort! Source: MLB via Youtube The post Jean Segura Saves The Game With Incredible Play appeared first on Viral Sports Hub.

Overbay leads Brewers in rally over Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Matt Garza got through six shaky innings to win back-to-back starts for the first time since last July and Lyle Overbay hit a tiebreaking two-run single to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. Garza (4-4) allowed five walks and six hits while striking out one, yet limited the Pirates to three runs a day after they scored...

Nebraska recruit Monte Harrison choosing MLB

Nebraska recruit Monte Harrison was the 50th pick in the MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers.  Harrison is passing on playing for the Huskers and choosing to pursue a career in Baseball. Via the Milwaukee Brewers’ website, Harrison agreed to a contract that paid a bonus of $1.8 million. The Brewers were willing to pay that price to lure Harrison away from Nebraska, where he was...

This Date In Royals History–June 7, 1972

1972: Amos Otis hit a two-run double in the eighth to cap a late-inning comeback in the Royals’ 5-4 win over Milwaukee at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City. The Brewers picked up two early runs off Royals starter Dick Drago. Milwaukee center fielder Dave May drove in both runs, tripling in the first inning and doubling in the third. Meanwhile, Brewers starter Jim Lonborg, after...

Gallardo outduels Locke in Brewers' 1-0 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Aramis Ramirez had an RBI groundout shortly after Jonathan Lucroy was awarded a double on fan interference and Yovani Gallardo outdueled spot-starter Jeff Locke as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Sunday. Gallardo (4-4) gave up four hits and a walk over seven innings for Milwaukee. He struck out a season-high eight. Locke (0-1) returned...

Game 52: Brewers 1 Pirates 0

The Pirates are 29-33 and eight games behind the Brewers. They’re 3-10 against the Brewers this year. In two of the four series they’ve played against them, they won the first game of the series in crushing fashion and then lost all of the rest of the games in the series. In the last three series against the Brewers, they’ve lost four games by one run; that includes the Jason...

Nebraska recruit Monte Harrison chooses Brewers over Huskers

Nebraska football signee Monte Harrison has agreed to terms with the Milwaukee Brewers, who selected the outfielder with the 50th pick on Thursday in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft. Harrison agreed to a contract that includes a bonus of $1.8 million, according to Jim Callis of

Brewers 1, Pirates 0

Gut-wrenching loss for the Bucs, who dropped the series, fell back to eight behind Milwaukee in the Central, and lost for the tenth time in thirteen matchups with the Brewers this year. Jeff Locke was unexpectedly terrific. This was vintage first-half-of-2013-Locke – quick out after quick out and ridiculous efficiency to post a bunch of zeroes. Locke had the tough, righty-heavy...
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