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What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2013 title for all 30 teams.
You know that old adage? Pitching and defense wins championships? Yeah, the 2013 Brewers didn’t think much of that.
Sure, the starting pitching turned out to be much better than anyone expected and the bullpen held their leads, but it was the offense that carried the Brewers to their first ever World Series title.
As had been the case in recent years, the Brewers’ bats just refused to let them lose, pulling off an impressive number of come-from-behind and walkoff victories. Ryan Braun was booed out of every building he stepped into on the road, but responded in much the same way he did in 2012 (although falling short of the numbers he put up in what’s likely to be a career year that season). Corey Hart returned to the lineup in early May, hit the ground running as one of the b...
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Brewers general manager Doug Melvin was stung on his finger by a scorpion on Wednesday night at his Phoenix-area condo, resulting in a trip to the hospital.
The next time Doug Melvin has a bug in his house, he might think twice before trying to get rid of it with his hands.
According to MLB.com, the Milwaukee Brewers general manager was having dinner with his wife at their Arizona condo on Wednesday when a bug crawled across the floor. Melvin attempted to get rid of the bug with tissue, but little did he know it was one of Arizona&...
Yovani Gallardo's future in the World Baseball Classic will be determined Tuesday night.
The Milwaukee Brewers' ace pitcher will start and throw an inning in Mexico's exhibition game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields, testing how he's recovered from a groin strain.
The Brewers will have a member of their training staff and pitching coach Rick...
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is back at spring training after a scorpion sting landed him in the hospital.
Melvin says he thought he saw a bug scurrying across the floor of his condominium Wednesday night and bent down to pick it up with a tissue. It turned out to be a scorpion and he got stung.
Melvin said Thursday that he spent three hours at a hospital. He says...
Milwaukee Brewers can breathe a sigh of relief. Power-hitting third baseman
Aramis Ramirez underwent an MRI on his sprained left knee on March 4, one day
after leaving the Brewers’ Spring Training game against the Los Angeles Angels.
The results released on March 5 showed no structural damage. Ramirez
will sit out for seven to ten days – and possibly two full weeks...
In the This Is My Nightmare series, we'll take a look at what the absolute worst case scenario for each team would be in 2013. Think of it as the negative complement to our You May Say I'm A Dreamer series that we'll be running during our preview series.
It’s pretty easy to imagine what the worst nightmare for the 2013 Brewers would be -- MLB somehow finding enough...
Continuing from the Brewers season preview earlier today...
Can the Brewers compete with such inexperienced starting pitching?
That's not to say the rotation isn't good -- there's plenty of minor league success among this group. Mike Fiers had a minor league ERA of 2.80, including a 1.86 ERA in Double- and Triple-A in 2011 before a successful rookie campaign in...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Ryan Braun understands why many people are skeptical of him, given the way his name has twice been linked to performance-enhancing drugs.
He refuses to let it bother him.
On a sun-splashed field in Arizona, the Brewers slugger said that getting back to spring training has helped him deal with the swirling controversy, and that playing for the U.S. team in...
Major League Baseball teams flock south to Arizona and Florida each spring to escape the cold and snow. But as Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin found out, the relocation to a warmer climate often presents new threats, such as scorpions.Melvin suffered a scare when he was stung by a scorpion in his condominium Wednesday night. The sting resulted in spending three hours...
The Milwaukee Brewers had a very good finish to their 2012 season. After winning the NL Central in 2011, the team slipped last year, mostly because of the loss of 1B Prince Fielder. At one point, the Brewers had won 24 out of 30 games to get themselves back in the race. However, they lost out by losing 7 of their last 12 to finish the season. The Brewers have committed themselves...
Doug Melvin, the general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers, was sleeping near Spring Training in Phoenix when he was stung badly by a scorpion.
By JOHN PESETSKI
Special to FOXSportsWisconsin.com
PHOENIX -- Robinzon Diaz got the start at catcher in the Milwaukee Brewers' 7-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. That could be the best indicator of the challenges the 2013 World Baseball Classic is presenting the team this spring.
With starting catcher Jonathan Lucroy playing for Team USA and backup Martin Maldonado...
By John Pesetski
Special to FOXSportsWisconsin.com
The 2013 baseball season, and specifically his first major league spring training, couldn't start soon enough for Milwaukee Brewers prospect Hunter Morris.
"It's great to be in big-league camp," the 6-foot-3 first baseman said. "With the season I had last year, I was hoping to be here. The whole offseason...