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Counsell: Goal is to get Blazek feeling healthy

Michael Blazek threw his second simulated game Thursday since being reinstated from the 15-day disabled list, but he will throw at least one more before a definitive plan is made to get him back in a game.
September 15, 2016

Not ready for game action, Blazek activated

The Brewers activated right-hander Michael Blazek from the 15-day disabled list after he missed a little over two weeks with a right forearm strain.
September 03, 2016

Brewers place RHP Blazek on DL; recall RHPs Magnifico, Cravy

CHICAGO (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-hander Michael Blazek on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain. Right-hander Damien Magnifico was called up from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Tuesday, joining a big league roster for the first time. The Brewers also recalled right-hander Tyler Cravy as the 26th player for Tuesday's split doubleheader against...
Via Associated Press
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Three Stats to Follow: Deadline Relief

Coming into the season, the trio of Michael Blazek, Jeremy  Jeffress, and Will Smith were arguably three of the top four bullpen pieces in Milwaukee, alongside Tyler Thornburg. This piece examines some factors which may have affected their value over the past 4 months. While the potential headline trades involve names such as Braun and Lucroy, it’s more likely that bullpen pieces...
Via BP Milwaukee
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Brewers recall Blazek, option Knebel

LOS ANGELES -- The Milwaukee Brewers recalled right-hander Michael Blazek from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Sunday.Blazek, who made two rehab appearances at Colorado Springs, was 3-1 with a 4.13 ERA in 25 appearances for the Brewers before being placed on the DL on June 1, retroactive to May 29, with a right elbow impingement.The Brewers created a place on their 25-man roster for...
Via Associated Press
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Will Smith back from DL for Brewers, but Blazek sidelined

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers keep making moves in the bullpen. The Brewers reinstated Will Smith from the 15-day disabled list before their 3-1 victory Wednesday over St. Louis. After the game, they placed right-hander Michael Blazek on the disabled list with right elbow soreness. Blazek, one of manager Craig Counsell's key set-up men, said he felt soreness after giving...
Via Associated Press
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Game 6 Recap: Brewers 3 Astros 2

Jimmy Nelson blew past his opponents for the second time in as many starts, and the hitters backed him up this go-round, giving the Brewers a 3-2 win over the Astros in the rubber game. Worst Play: Normally, we start with the best play, but this recap will go with the chronological order. After Nelson’s six strong innings, Tyler Thornburg retired the three batters he faced in...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

The Brewers and Overperformance

For many years, pitchers were evaluated through Earned Run Average, better known as ERA. The statistic was invented by Henry Chadwick and started gaining popularity in the 1900s. After many years in what Brian Kenny refer likes to refer to as “the dark ages” came the sabermetric movement, accompanied by a slew of new metrics. One of the more recent and popular discoveries is...
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March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Time to think about starting Blazek

Kyle Lohse has been struggling for the Brewers this season. The Milwaukee Brewers have the second worst ERA in the National League at 4.54 this season, and their two most expensive starters, Matt Garza and Kyle Lohse, both have an ERA over 5.50. The starting rotation for the Brewers have combined for the second fewest quality starts in the National League and provided the team with...
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers option RHP Michael Blazek

The Milwaukee Brewers optioned right-handed reliever Michael Blazek to Triple-A Nashville on Sunday, narrowing down the candidate pool for the final spots in the bullpen. Blazek, who turned 25 on Sunday, again struggled with his command this spring training, walking eight batters with a 10.80 ERA in five innings. Acquired from St. Louis in the John Axford trade last August, Blazek...
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March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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