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Three Call-ups Who Could Help Brewers

Roster expansion on September 1 stands as one of the most unique events in all of sports. MLB allows teams to stretch their September rosters from 25 to 40 men, remaining the only major sports league to adjust the roster size in-season. These September call-ups figure to play a very different role for the Brewers than they did last year. 2013’s call-ups could gain experience while...
Via Brewers Bar
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Hunter Morris

Two seasons ago down in AA Huntsville, Milwaukee Brewers farmhand Hunter Morris started making a very strong case for himself to be the future first baseman of the Brewers. In fact, several fans were confused as to why the organization didn't give him a shot last season when that position was in shambles. Could he have been more productive than players like Yuniesky Betancourt...
Via The Sports Post
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers make multiple roster moves, optioning Hunter Morris, others

The Milwaukee Brewers made a slew of roster moves following Monday afternoon's exhibition loss to the Chicago White Sox, sending 11 players out of big-league camp. First baseman Hunter Morris, first baseman/outfielder Jason Rogers, right-hander Jimmy Nelson and right-hander Ariel Pena were optioned to Triple-A Nashville, while right-handers Brooks Hall and Kevin Shackelford were...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Morris ready to compete again at first base

PHOENIX -- One day was all it took for Hunter Morris' first big league spring training to lose normalcy. He was no longer just the intriguing prospect in camp. Eyes suddenly turned to him to rescue a position ravaged by injury. With Corey Hart already down with a knee injury, Mat Gamel suffered a season-ending ACL tear during the first full-squad workout of 2013. Coming off an...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers add four to 40-man roster

The Milwaukee Brewers added four minor leaguers to their 40-man roster Wednesday, ensuring protection on each player for December's Rule 5 draft. First baseman Hunter Morris, first basemanoutfielder Jason Rogers and right-handers Brooks Hall and Kevin Shackelford were all added, filling the four vacant spots on Milwaukee's 40-man roster. Players signed when they are 18...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers trim roster, send Morris to minors

The Milwaukee Brewers continued to trim their roster Wednesday, announcing six players had been sent back to the minor leagues. Headlining the list is first baseman Hunter Morris, who struggled in spring training. With Corey Hart and Mat Gamel sidelined with injuries, Morris was suddenly thrust into the competition at first base, but he wasn't quite ready. Milwaukee's Minor...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Morris grateful for chance to learn in camp

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Injuries Equal Opportunity For Hunter Morris

In Milwaukee, Hunter Morris will battle former shortstop Alex Gonzalez and fringe big leaguer Taylor Green for the opening day nod at first base. On paper, it seems like the odds are in his favor. However, Morris’ arbitration clock and Corey Hart‘s timetable for returning to the lineup will weigh heavily in the Brewers decision. For a three-to-four week stopgap, it might not...
Via Fangraphs
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Morris Lobby Overlooks Halton’s Perfect Fit

Welly welly well, Mike Carp was dealt to the Red Sox for a PTBNL or cash, which likely proves the Brewers decided not to match or exceed that meager return for the former-Mariner first baseman/DH.  The Brewers had basically said as much Tuesday, indicating they’d try to fill the first-base hole internally.  What the Brewers seem to be looking for, in between the lines, is a stop...
Via Brewers Bar
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

What Are Brewers' Best Options at First with Gamel Out?

(Hunter Morris; Jordan Megenhardt/MLB.com) In January I posted about Corey Hart’s injury and what it meant for the Brewers. I wrote a lot about how Mat Gamel would once again take the role as the starting first-baseman with the absence of Hart. Even though I really wasn’t a huge fan of Gamel because he really didn’t prove much with his short stints in Milwaukee, I was still...
Via Brewers Bar
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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