Pirates (15-12) at Brewers (14-11)
1:10 PM–Miller Park, Milwaukee
The Bucs will try and salvage something from this week’s series in Milwaukee as they look to avoid the sweep in an afternoon game today.
Jeanmar Gomez (1-0, 2.63) vs. Hiram Burgos (1-0, 3.27)
Gomez is making his first start of the year – he’s been pitching in long...
MILWAUKEE -- In sports, everyone loves to recognize the first time something happens.
Brewers rookie right-hander Hiram Burgos made his Major League debut Saturday night at Miller Park, so his fellow starting pitchers decided to have a little fun with his "firsts" after the game.
Placed on Burgos' chair was "the first towel sat on," while baseballs signed...
Jonathan Lucroy homered, Hiram Burgos pitched five innings in his major league debut and the Milwaukee Brewers took advantage of shoddy fielding by the Chicago Cubs in a 5-1 win Saturday night.
Burgos held the Cubs to one run and five hits with a strikeout and no walks to help the Brewers win their sixth straight game.
The Brewers scored first when Lucroy hit his third home run...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2013
Hiram Burgos left all his jitters behind once he started pitching.
The right-hander allowed one hit in five innings during his major league debut and Jonathan Lucroy homered to back him and help the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
''I was very anxious before the game, waiting to go out there and warm up, Burgos said. ''As soon as...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2013
After adding to their recent home dominance of the Chicago Cubs, the Milwaukee Brewers will try to keep rolling in Hiram Burgos' major league debut.
The 25-year-old right-hander will try to make his first start a successful one while leading the Brewers to a sixth straight win and their seventh in a row at Miller Park against the Cubs on Saturday night.
After putting behind...
MILWAUKEE -- At this time last year, Hiram Burgos was preparing to make his next scheduled start for Brevard County in Single-A. Now he's one day away from making his Major League debut.
Burgos was recalled from Triple-A Nashville to start for the Brewers against the Cubs on Saturday at Miller Park.
"Right now I just feel really proud, and I'm happy and excited to...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers optioned right-hander Mike Fiers to Triple-A Nashville following Thursday's 7-2 victory over San Francisco, opening the door for right-hander Hiram Burgos to come up from Nashville to make his big-league debut in a Saturday start against the Cubs.
Burgos, 25, was Milwaukee's minor league pitcher of the year in 2012, posting a 10-4 record...
The Milwaukee Brewers' farm system hasn't received much recognition nationally in recent years, but it was a good sign that the organization felt compelled to protect five prospects on its 40-man roster. To prevent them from being snatched away by other clubs in the Rule 5 draft of unprotected players in December, the Brewers added right-handers Hiram Burgos and Nick Bucci...