Behind the scenes: Brewers' 'The Sandlot' clip

The Brewers may have been off Monday, but they were all over social media thanks to an uncanny recreation of a scene from the 1993 film "The Sandlot" that went viral on Sunday night. Brewers director of new media Caitlin Moyer explained how the project came together.
13 hours ago

Brewers hilariously recreate scene from ‘The Sandlot’

The Brewers came up with a creative way to generate buzz heading in the 2018 MLB season, and it has worked out well.Using social media, the team circulated a video clip showing some of the team’s players dressed as characters from the hit movie “The Sandlot.”Not only that, the players did a pretty good job of acting out one of the most famous scenes from the movie. Whoever came up...
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Brewers holiday, special event uniforms unveiled

Major League Baseball on Monday unveiled the full lineup of holiday and special event uniforms that will be worn in 2018.
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Episode 32│2018 Season Prop Bets

As we approach Opening Day 2018 for the Milwaukee Brewers, Andy Schaaf joins Steve, Ryan and J.P. with prop bets to follow throughout the season. Who will lead the team in home runs? Over/Under 14.5 sac bunts by position players. Will Matt Albers get one save this year? Fill out your own form to compete with the guys and the rest of the Milwaukee’s Tailgate listeners: https://goo...
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1 day ago

The Milwaukee Brewers superbly recreate a scene from ‘The Sandlot’

April 7 will be the 25-year anniversary of The Sandlot (how has it really been that long?), and the Milwaukee Brewers decided to pay tribute to the coming-of-age baseball film in outstanding fashion. Several Brewers players made excellent use of their Cactus League time and headed to the Maryvale, AZ backfields to recreate a classic scene from The Sandlot. Check it out: The reenactment...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago

Brewers awesome shot-for-shot remake of 'Sandlot' scene features surprise cameo

The Brewers did a shot-for-shot re-make of a famous "Sandlot" scene and it was awesome.
Via Big League Stew
1 day ago

WATCH: Brewers brilliantly recreate classic Sandlot scene

“The Sandlot” found its way into our hearts 25 years ago. That knowledge may make you feel old. But if you’re up for some good nostalgia, the Milwaukee Brewers have you covered.The movie has many classic scenes. One of them, in which catcher Hamilton “Ham” Porter famously homered to sacrifice a ball to “The Beast,” was recreated by the Brew Crew. That would be Stephen Vogt playing...
Via Sportsnaut
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Yelich sparks rally with first Brewers HR

Christian Yelich connected for his first Brewers home run against the Dodgers on Sunday, sparking a two-run rally.
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Central Notes: Suarez, Mahle, Romano, Garrett, Kirby, Tigers

Mark Sheldon of posits that the Reds’ extension of Eugenio Suarez is a sign that the club is making an effort to keep a young core of players together for the foreseeable future, alongside potential future Hall-of-Famer Joey Votto. In the companion video, GM Dick Williams speaks highly of Suarez, particularly in regards to his defensive capabilities. “This is one of the premier...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
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Superstar Odds

Part One: Defining Elite Prospect Roles Milwaukee Brewers top prospect Keston Hiura is having a loud spring training campaign with the big league club. The bat-first second baseman boasted a .385 batting average / .407 on-base percentage / .538 slugging percentage entering play on Thursday in 26 at bats. Forget any warning about the validity of spring training statistics, or the...
Via BP Milwaukee
4 days ago

Cubs to release Justin Grimm

The Cubs have released right-handed reliever Justin Grimm, reports Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago. Grimm had previously lost an arbitration hearing against the Cubs, resulting in a $2.2M salary for the upcoming season. However, since arb contracts aren’t fully guaranteed, the Cubs can cut him and owe him 45 days of termination pay based on the pro-rated portion of that base salary...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
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Stephen Vogt has setback in shoulder rehab

Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt, initially projected to be out for two to three weeks with a shoulder issue, experienced a setback when attempting to throw on the field today, tweets’s Adam McCalvy. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel adds that Vogt is headed for an MRI to further evaluate the root of his shoulder discomfort (Twitter links).As both McCalvy and...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
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Report: Neil Walker, Yankees agree to deal

Neil Walker has a new home, and it’s with the New York Yankees. While the details are unknown at the moment, this is a good get for the Yankees. If nothing else, Walker is a good depth signing. But it’s unlikely that he’s going to be just that. And the biggest thing with Walker is his injury history.But last season, despite playing in just 111 games, he would put up solid offensive...
Via The Sports Post
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Braun feels ‘awkward, uncomfortable’ at first base

The Milwaukee Brewers have a lot of outfielders. Depth is good, of course. But in Ryan Braun’s case, that means having to try out new things. Specifically, first base. But right now, he’s nowhere near comfortable.“I don’t feel remotely comfortable now. I’m doing the best I can with it. Guys have to make sacrifices. Ultimately, if you want to get where we want to be as a team, based...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun expresses health, comfort concerns with move to first base

Ryan Braun’s transition to first base is not exactly off to the smoothest start.The former NL MVP aired out some concerns about the move on Saturday.“It’s enjoyable taking ground balls for the first time in a long time,” said Braun, according to ESPN. “But it’s also stressful. I’ve never done it at all. I had no idea what I was getting myself into.“I definitely don’t feel comfortable...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Did WWE superstar borrow his name from former MVP?

From Pete Rose hitting the ring in three separate WrestleManias to Wade Boggs inducting his friend Curt Hennig into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2007, baseball and professional wrestling has had a lengthy relationship.This is another one of those tales.When Adam Scherr was trying to figure out what his WWE alter ego would be, he was without a name for a while before one stuck.“I had pitched...
Via Hall of Very Good
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers prospect honors memory of Vegas shooting victims on glove

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Bowdien “Bubba” Derby is honoring the 58 people who lost their lives in the Las Vegas massacre last October with a tribute to the victims on his glove.Derby has had “58 Strong” embroidered on his glove, and the fact that he emerged as one of the heroic figures from that tragic day makes the tribute resonate that much more. Derby is credited with saving...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kestson Hiura 'honored' to partake in Milwaukee Brewers spring training

Former UC Irvine outfielder and current Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Keston Huira sits down with team reporter Kristin MacDougald to discuss his rookie season and expectations for his upcoming 2018 spring training. Follow the 'Eaters! @UCIAthletics
Via UC Irvine Anteaters Athletics
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers describe Shohei Ohtani’s fastball as firm but flat

Shohei Ohtani made his highly anticipated spring training debut for the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, and his reception was mixed.Ohtani went 1.1 innings, allowed two hits, two runs, a walk and struck out two. He allowed a home run to Milwaukee’s Keon Broxton.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Tom Haudricourt says Brewers hitters described Ohtani’s fastball as firm but flat after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers affiliate invites Fergie to national anthem auditions

Fergie took a heavy dose of criticism following her unique rendition of the national anthem at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, but a Milwaukee Brewers affiliate believes in second chances.The Colorado Springs Sky Sox extended an invitation to Fergie, offering an opportunity to attend upcoming auditions. “Although your ‘jazzy’ National Anthem rendition was not exactly a ‘hit single,’...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers prospect Bubba Derby will honor Las Vegas shooting victims with custom glove

Milwaukee Brewers pitching prospect Bubba Derby has an all too personal story about October’s tragic Las Vegas shooting that saw 58 people killed. He was there. Derby was fortunate enough to escape unharmed. In 2018, he’ll honor those who weren’t.Derby posted a photo of the glove he’ll wear during the 2018 season. Inscribed on the glove is the message “58 strong.”
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Yelich: ‘Everything changed’ for Marlins after Fernandez’s death

The Miami Marlins have not reached the postseason since 2003, but one of their former up and coming stars believes all of that was about to change before tragedy struck the organization in September of 2016.Christian Yelich, who was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers this offseason after five years in Miami, told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick this week that things went into a tailspin for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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