Platoons at 1B, 2B producing mixed results for Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Two weeks into the regular season, Ron Roenicke is still waiting for a clear answer to emerge at first base and second base. Until then, he'll continue to split up the playing time.  Mark Reynolds appeared to be pulling away after starting seven consecutive games at first base, but Lyle Overbay got the call Sunday and Monday. Early on, Reynolds has provided the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Moves that make sense based on early season results

The 2014 season is only two weeks old, but that doesn't mean teams aren't always assessing their needs. Everyone from the defending champs to the cellar dwellers have their eyes on transactions to plug holes and fix problems. Here are the three moves I'd make if I were running the following MLB teams. 1. Milwaukee signs free-agent 1B Kendrys Morales.  The Brewers...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas scouting Brewers' Rickie Weeks

With Jurickson Profar out two to three months, the Texas Rangers are in need of a second baseman. They appear to be looking at the trade market for a potential fill in.One player that they are scouting is Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.If the Rangers did in fact acquire Weeks, he would be reunited with...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Rickie Weeks feels 'great' after false alarm

After hearing an audible "pop" in his surgically repaired left hamstring while attempting to score earlier this week, Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks was given a brief moment of concern before being granted relief. “It was a little knot back there, basically,” Weeks said. “On that one, I knew I had to ‘bust it,’ and I stretched out and it just...
Via MLB Injury News
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks crushing baseball as he tries to retain starting role

PHOENIX -- With Corey Hart departing this offseason, Rickie Weeks is all the Milwaukee Brewers have left from the group of top prospects that helped the franchise from the cellar to the postseason. Locked into a battle at second base with Scooter Gennett, the longest-tenured member of the Brewers isn't about to give up his job without a fight.  Weeks has been locked in early...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers second base battle

Milwaukee Brewers second base battleComing into spring training the Milwaukee Brewers have two second basemen that can be an everyday starter. The two competitors for the everyday starting job are veteran Rickie Weeks and youngster Scooter Gennett. Each player has questions about whether they should start everyday and the choice isn’t completely obvious. Nine-year veteran Rickie...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks arrives in camp ready to battle for a job

For the first time in a number of years, Rickie Weeks reported to Maryvale for spring training unsure of his ultimate role with the Milwaukee Brewers. The team's primary second baseman since 2006, Weeks is comng off surgery to remove his ruptured left lateral hamstring tendon. He suffered the injury while tripping over his bat running out of the box in San Francisco last Aug...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Rickie Weeks still Rickie Weeks

Last night Rickie Weeks went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. If that hit had been an extra base hit, it would have been the most Rickie Weeks line ever. 1-for-4 with a walk isn't a sexy line and it's not very fun to watch, but it's good and it's valuable. It's a .400 On Base Percentage and it's what Rickie Weeks does. If you understand that and why it...
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May 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

Brewers fan catches bat under his armpit

Check out the video. A fan used his armpit to catch Rickie Weeks flying bat in the bottom of the eighth inning of the Brewers vs. Padres game.
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Weeks doesn't anticipate dropoff in 2012

After winning a franchise-record 96 games a year ago, all eyes are watching to see if Milwaukee Brewers can repeat as National League Central champions. But after losing Prince Fielder, who anchored the lineup for the last six-plus seasons, is that a realistic goal? Second baseman Rickie Weeks sure thinks so. "You know, a lot of times people look at Prince not being here...
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March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

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