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SUNDAY FUNDAY: More Songs About Brewers And Yuni

I've been holding this one in my back pocket until former Brewers pop-up machine Yuniesky Betancourt tricked another team into signing him or, worse yet, was taken back by the Brewers. Fortunately, the Phillies fell victim to the veteran middle infielder's cherubic Cuban charm, inking him to a minor league deal to serve as an insurance policy for the empty shells which once encased...
Via Miller Park Drunk
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers position breakdown: First Base

Milwaukee Brewers position breakdown: First BaseThe Milwaukee Brewers will begin their 2014 spring training three days from now against the Oakland Athletics at Phoenix Municipal Stadium in Arizona.  This season the first base position is a major concern for the Brewers. In the offseason Corey Hart left for Seattle in free agency and the Brewers cut Yuniesky Betancourt, leaving...
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: An ode to Yuniesky Betancourt

I want to admit at the outset of this article that I am from Denver, so my focus is on New York and the Super Bowl. With that said, there was some huge news regarding the Milwaukee Brewers this week and I would feel guilty if I didn’t address it this week. For those of you who haven’t heard the news, Yuniesky Betancourt recently signed a deal to go play for the Orix Buffaloes...
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Betancourt signs with Japan's Orix BlueWave

Infielder Yuniesky Betancourt has signed with the Orix BlueWave of Japan's Pacific League. Betancourt has a .261 career average with 80 homers and 457 RBIs with Seattle (2005-09), Kansas City (2009-10, 2012) and Milwaukee (2011, 2013). The 31-year-old native of Cuba began his career as a shortstop but played mostly at first and third base last year for the Brewers. He hit .212...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB rumors: Yuniesky Betancourt draws interest from many teams

Even though he hit just .212 in 103 games in 2013, shortstop/first baseman Yuniesky Betancourt is drawing interest from many Major League teams says Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors. Links confirmed the news Monday evening.Source: Multiple teams still interested in Yuniesky Betancourt w/ 1 possible opportunity to start. #MLB— Zach Links (@ZachLinks) December 31, 2013Betancourt...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

The remarkable career of Yuniesky Betancourt

The baseball world has been filled with stories about remarkable baseball players whose careers may or may not be rewarded with a nod to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Baseball writers who have a vote in such proceedings are filling columns on how remarkable they thought each career was. Those of us without a vote are doing the same and making fun or tearing our shirts asunder over the...
Via The Flagrant Fan
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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