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Brewers designate utility man Herrera for assignment

To clear room on the 40-man roster for left-hander Neal Cotts, the Milwaukee Brewers designated utility man Elian Herrera for assignment Friday. Herrera hit .274 with five RBI in 140 plate appearances over 69 games with the Brewers in 2014. He was recalled from Triple-A Nashville four times during the first half of the season but stuck in the big leagues from July 12 on. The versatile...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers designate utility man Herrera for assignment

To clear room on the 40-man roster for left-hander Neal Cotts, the Milwaukee Brewers designated utility man Elian Herrera for assignment Friday. Herrera hit .274 with five RBI in 140 plate appearances over 69 games with the Brewers in 2014. He was recalled from Triple-A Nashville four times during the first half of the season but stuck in the big leagues from July 12 on. The versatile...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers hold off Pirates, 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers overcame the ejection of starting pitcher Matt Garza and pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates, winning for just the second...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers edge Pirates 1-0 with run in 9th to tighten NL wild-card race

PITTSBURGH — Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers pulled within 3½ games of the Pirates after winning for just the second time in their last 13 road games. Zach Duke (5-1), a former...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers hold off Pirates, 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers overcame the ejection of starting pitcher Matt Garza and pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates, winning for just the second...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers edge Pirates 1-0 to tighten wild-card race

PITTSBURGH (AP) Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates after winning for just the second time in their last 13 road games. Zach Duke (5-1) picked...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 9/7/14

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Ryan Braun Procreates: In the middle of a week when it looked like the Brewers have thrown in the towel, this was cute.  I’m not blessed with children myself, but I...
Via Brewers Bar
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

It's all-around struggles as Crew reaches seven straight losses

When the Milwaukee Brewers lost seven games in a row just prior to the All-Star break, they lost the cushion a fast start to the season had provided them. Milwaukee's second seven-game losing streak of the year has it on the brink of falling apart in the season's final month. Thanks to an ugly first inning in which they combined bad pitching with even worse defense, the Brewers found...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers routed by Cubs in seventh straight loss

CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night. Shortstop Elian Herrera made two errors that helped the Cubs score four runs in the first inning, and Milwaukee went on to match its worst skid of the season. Since owning a 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central on Aug. 19, the Brewers...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Arrieta, Cubs send Brewers to 7th straight loss

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night. Shortstop Elian Herrera made two errors that helped the Cubs score four runs in the first inning, and Milwaukee went on to match its worst skid of the season. Since owning a 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central on Aug. 19, the Brewers...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers routed by Cubs in seventh straight loss

CHICAGO (AP) -- Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night. Shortstop Elian Herrera made two errors that helped the Cubs score four runs in the first inning, and Milwaukee went on to match its worst skid of the season. Since owning a 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central on Aug. 19, the Brewers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres edge Brewers in 10 innings

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rene Rivera tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning, then won it with an RBI single in the 10th inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Wednesday night. Rivera opened the ninth inning with his ninth homer, a shot off Francisco Rodriguez, to tie the score 2-all. In the 10th, Seth Smith walked and Yasmani Grandal singled to start the...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres edge Brewers in 10 innings

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rene Rivera tied the game with a home run in the ninth inning, then won it with an RBI single in the 10th inning as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Wednesday night. Rivera opened the ninth inning with his ninth homer, a shot off Francisco Rodriguez, to tie the score 2-all. In the 10th, Seth Smith walked and Yasmani Grandal singled to start the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiers fans career-high 14 in Brewers' 6-2 win over Cubs

  Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2½ games ahead of Pittsburgh...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' 6-2 win salvages series split with Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 games ahead...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' 6-2 win salvages series split with Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) -- Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 games ahead...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fiers fans 14 in Brewers 6-2 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Mike Fiers struck out a career-high 14 through six innings of three-hit ball, Khris Davis and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-2 on Thursday to widen their first-place lead in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett drove in two runs with a double, and Elian Herrera and Carlos Gomez each had RBIs to help the Brewers move 2 1/2 games...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Brewers August 8, 2014: Get Used To Seeing The Brewers

I think I’m already sick of talking about Roberto Hernandez, and he hasn’t even thrown a pitch for the Dodgers yet. Dodgers Brewers 5:10 p.m. PT Milwaukee, Wi. 2B Gordon CF Gomez CF Puig LF Parra 1B Gonzalez RF Braun SS Ramirez 3B Ramirez RF Kemp 2B Gennett LF Crawford 1B Overbay ...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Possible Trades to Upgrade Brewers at SS

In the heat of a four-headed pennant race, the Brewers could certainly benefit from some trade deadline reinforcements. In particular, Milwaukee should look for upgrades at shortstop. Starter Jean Segura has failed to live up to high expectations, posting a disappointing .585 OPS and 56 wRC+. Backups Jeff Bianchi (2 wRC+, sub-Mendoza .186 slugging) and the recently reacquired Irving...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Herrera stays positive, ready whether with Brewers or at Triple-A

MILWAUKEE -- Elian Herrera has become this year's yo-yo man for the Milwaukee Brewers. Every team has one, usually the final cut in spring training. When a position player is needed, this player comes up to fill the void, only to head back to the minor leagues when a roster spot must be opened up. Herrera is currently in his fourth stint with the Brewers in 2014 and has already been...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers head into All-Star break on a high note

MILWAUKEE -- The music was back blasting in the clubhouse postgame and players had smiles on their faces because a good feeling had returned to the Milwaukee Brewers for the first time awhile. Nobody with the Brewers is pleased with the way the last two weeks has gone, but boy did they ever need a game like they had Sunday. Everything clicked in a 11-2 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 7/13/14

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. [Programming note: The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover will be off next week, returning on July 27.  Hopefully the Brewers have another five-game lead by then.] Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Slump Prompts...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards drop to second place after 11-2 loss to Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Elian Herrera got five hits while filling in for mourning shortstop Jean Segura, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 Sunday. The Brewers tied a season high with 19 hits and took a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central at the All-Star break. Herrera was called up from the minors Saturday when Segura...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers bounce back with vengeance against Cardinals

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Elian Herrera got five hits while filling in for mourning shortstop Jean Segura, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 Sunday. The Brewers tied a season high with 19 hits and took a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central at the All-Star break. Herrera was called up from the minors Saturday when...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Segura heads home after death of 9-month-old son

MILWAUKEE -- Tragedy has struck the Milwaukee Brewers family, as shortstop Jean Segura learned of the death of his nine-month-old son, Janniel, late Friday night. Segura has left the team to return home to the Dominican Republic. The Brewers placed Segura on the bereavement list and recalled Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville to fill his roster spot. Following Friday night's 7...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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