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Brewers win 9-5 to hand Reds their 11th straight loss

MILWAUKEE (AP) Aaron Hill hit two solo homers, Jonathan Lucroy added a solo shot and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers outslugged Cincinnati for a 9-5 victory Friday night, handing the Reds their 11th straight loss. The Brewers chipped away at an early three-run deficit before surging ahead with a four-run fourth. Hill homered to left off John Lamb (0-3) to lead off...
Via Associated Press
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Brewers aim to keep power on, win 5th straight

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun along with Reds first baseman Joey Votto and outfielder Jay Bruce have all found a power surge when these National League Central rivals meet. And if history is any indicator, look for that to continue in Saturday's second game of the weekend set, after Milwaukee claimed the opener for its fourth straight win.
Via Brewers.com
1 hour ago

Comeback Crew: Hill's 2 homers lead rout

Jonathan Lucroy and Aaron Hill combined for three home runs and five RBIs to prolong the Reds' recent misery, powering the Brewers to a come-from-behind, 9-5 win on Friday at Miller Park.
Via Brewers.com
1 hour ago

Smith moves rehab to Double-A before return

On the heels of a dominant Class A outing, rehabbing Brewers reliever Will Smith was Double-A Biloxi-bound on Friday. It is the final scheduled stop before the left-hander rejoins Milwaukee's stout bullpen.
Via Brewers.com
5 hours ago

Brewers complete sweep with 6-2 win over Braves

ATLANTA -- Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.The Brewers began the three-game series with a 6-14 road record, but they found the right matchup at Turner Field. Atlanta is 2-20 at home, worst in the majors.Rain delayed the game 1 hour, 17 minutes in the seventh inning...
Via Associated Press
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Brewers place Capuano on DL (elbow) and call up Goforth

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed lefty Chris Capuano on the disabled list with an injured elbow and have again called up David Goforth to take his place. Goforth was previously called up when Taylor Jungmann was sent down in late April. .@Brewers place LHP Chris Capuano (left elbow soreness) on 15-day DL; recall RHP David Goforth from Triple-A Colorado Springs. — MLBRosterMoves...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

When should the Brewers be Competitive?

Simple fact: #Brewers are not bad enough to warrant multi-year rebuild. Figure out roster depth, advance prospects in '16; compete in '17. — BP Milwaukee (@BPMilwaukee) May 22, 2016 We often think of rebuilds in simplistic terms. A team gets rid of its notable assets. Loses many games, gets quality draft picks, rebuilds farm system and then once prospects come up, the team in...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 46 Recap: Brewers 3 Braves 2

The Brewers were able to pull out a 3-2 victory over Atlanta in yet another long game, proving once again that there are in fact tiers of terribleness. Top Play (WPA): After another solid outing from Junior Guerra, Chris Capuano allowed a two-run home run to Gordon Beckham, of all people, that put the Braves in front (+.348). The fact that the top play by WPA was not the game-winning...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The One Thing That’s Gone Right For Milwaukee Pitchers

Central in the Great Brewers Pitching Meltdown of 2016 has been a complete loss of control, on the part of pretty much everyone. The rotation has the seventh-worst walk rate in baseball, at 9.3 percent, and the bullpen’s 11.2 percent clip ranks third-to-last. Taylor Jungmann walked so many batters, he went down to Triple-A (where he’s done the same thing). Wily Peralta has looked...
Via BP Milwaukee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamond in the Rough: Jonathan Villar’s Value

Everyone’s aware of how the Brewers are in the midst of a rebuilding process. David Stearns immediately began wheeling and dealing for young players with new names and faces that quickly permeated the roster. It’s definitely a unique time for both Brewers fans and management, as its been a number of years since both sides have experienced this deep of a rebuild. However, just...
Via Disciples of Uecker
2 days ago

The Milwaukee Brewers could play “spoiler” in 2016

It can be hard to look at the positives of an organization like the Milwaukee Brewers who are in a full rebuild. However, Milwaukee is quietly hanging out at fourth in the National League Central and are just another reason why this division is arguably the toughest in the league. The division has been in the conversation for a World Series ever since David Freese and the St. Louis...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Hey, it hasn’t been so bad thus far

For Milwaukee Brewers fans, the narrative for the 2016 season was already spelled out for them: it was not going to be a fun season, and a winning record would be a complete fantasy. The team is in full rebuilding mode, and fans would just have to stay patient until the team would be ready to compete in however many years from now. For myself, I bought the narrative. I knew going...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers trade rumors: Braun and Lucroy on the move?

Buyers and sellers are among some of the great debates during the summer of the Major League Baseball season, and the Milwaukee Brewers are front and center. With a tough National League Central, it isn’t likely that the Brewers will end up in a pennant race. With that being said, Milwaukee’s stars Johnathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun are possible trade pieces down the stretch of...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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