GERARDO PARRA NEWS

Big days from Parra, Davis fuel Brewers win versus Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Gerardo Parra and Khris Davis combined to drive in seven runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Wednesday. Parra, acquired in a July 31 trade with Arizona, hit a three-run homer in the fourth and had a sacrifice fly in the second. Davis contributed a two-run double in the first and added another RBI double in the fifth. Wily Peralta...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Moustakas smacks first homer of the spring in loss to Brewers

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Gerardo Parra and Khris Davis combined to drive in seven runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Wednesday. Parra, acquired in a July 31 trade with Arizona, hit a three-run homer in the fourth and had a sacrifice fly in the second. Davis contributed a two-run double in the first and added another RBI double in the fifth. Wily Peralta, who...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Parra, Davis combine for 7 RBIs, Brewers top Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Gerardo Parra and Khris Davis combined to drive in seven runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Wednesday. Parra, acquired in a July 31 trade with Arizona, hit a three-run homer in the fourth and had a sacrifice fly in the second. Davis contributed a two-run double in the first and added another RBI double in the fifth. Wily Peralta, who...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Parra may not have everyday job in Brewers' crowded OF

PHOENIX (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have a numbers problem in the outfield that many other teams might envy. There are four players worthy of three starting spots, including Gold Glove winners in Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra; 2011 NL MVP Ryan Braun and promising young slugger Khris Davis. It looks as if the versatile Parra will begin the season without an everyday job despite boasting...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Attanasio addresses Brewers, expects team to contend for playoffs

PHOENIX -- As has become tradition on the first day of full-squad workouts, Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio addressed the club Thursday morning at Maryvale Baseball Park. After electing not to speak to the team at the end of last season because of the way the Brewers collapsed, Attanasio relayed the expectation he has of this year's team contending for a postseason berth....
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerardo Parra and Brewers agree at $6,237,500

MILWAUKEE (AP) Outfielder Gerardo Parra and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a one-year contract for $6,237,500 and avoided arbitration. The 27-year-old, whose agreement was announced Friday, was acquired from Arizona at last season's trade deadline. He hit .268 with three homers and 10 RBIs in 46 games for Milwaukee, and .261 with nine homers and 40 RBIs in 150 games overall...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers avoid arbitration with outfielder Parra

On the deadline for arbitration-eligible players to strike deals, the Milwaukee Brewers avoided an arbitration hearing with Gerardo Parra by signing him to a one-year contract. Parra was arbitration-eligible for the final time and will be a free agent following the season. According to MLB.com, Parra and the Brewers agreed on a $6.23 million salary for 2015, up from the $4.85 million...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers shut out in Gold Glove awards

After Carlos Gomez snapped the franchise's 31-year drought last season, the Milwaukee Brewers were shut out of the Gold Glove awards in 2014. Finalists Jonathan Lucroy and Gerardo Parra were not announced as Gold Glove winners during an hour-long special aired Tuesday evening on ESPN2. Despite missing nearly two months with a thumb injury, St. Louis' Yadier Molina won the Gold Glove...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Lucroy, Parra named Gold Glove finalists

The Milwaukee Brewers have a pair of finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove award, but reigning Gold Glove winner Carlos Gomez is not one of them. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and outfielder Gerardo Parra were named finalists at their respective positions in announcement made by Rawlings on Thursday afternoon. Yadier Molina of the Cardinals and Russell Martin of the Pirates join Lucroy...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Minor League Preview: Milwaukee Brewers

Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America 2014 (29) | 2013 (23) | 2012 (25) | 2011 (30) | 2010 (14) 2014 Affiliate Records MLB: [82-80] NL Central AAA: [53-91] Pacific Coast League - Colorado Springs (former Rockies' affiliate) AA: [77-63] Southern League - Huntsville A+: [73-62] Florida State League - Brevard County A: [72-67] Midwest League - Wisconsin Graduated Prospects...
Via Razzball
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Some final thoughts going into offseason

The Milwaukee Brewers were officially eliminated from playoff contention yesterday, and they lost the first game of Fan Appreciation weekend to the Chicago Cubs by a score of 6-4. Needless to say, it’s a dark time for Brewers fans. The once promising-looking season has now become a heap of bile in our collective throats. But I don’t want to dwell on the negative emotions encircling...
Via isportsweb.com
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerardo Parra gives ball to kid seated next to guy who interfered with catch (video)

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Gerardo Parra had every right to be peeved with at least one St. Louis Cardinals fan during Tuesday’s game at Busch Stadium. Instead, he took the high road, demonstrated a lot of class and even went above and beyond to make nice. While chasing down a Chris Carpenter pop-up that drifted into […] The post Gerardo Parra gives ball to kid seated next...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks fire general manager Kevin Towers

His team’s awful play finally caught up with Kevin Towers, who was relieved of his job as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Tony La Russa, the franchise’s chief baseball officer, delivered the long-expected news in a statement Friday morning, as the D-backs currently boast a record of 59-81, the third-worst mark in baseball. Towers led the Diamondbacks...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

How the Brewers Will Win the NL Central…

Cyborg Gerardo Parra – by J. Lemont Before any Braves fans accuse me of copying their “thing”…actually, never mind. In fact, I hadn’t even thought about Cyborg Tommy Hanson until right around the time I was logging in. Just making sure I have myself covered on this one. Good day.
Via Brewers Bar
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Carlos Gomez exits with wrist injury

Carlos Gomez of the Brewers left the game Sunday against the Giants in the third inning due to a sore left wrist after swinging at a pitch, the team announced. Gerardo Parra replaced him in center field. Carlos Gomez has left today's game with left wrist soreness. Gerardo Parra now in center field.— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) August 31, 2014#454405260 / gettyimages.comGomez...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun out with sore hand

The NL Central Division-leading Milwaukee Brewers, will do without right fielder Ryan Braun for Thursday's match against the Chicago Cubs as he sits with a sore right hand, reports the AP. Gerardo Parra will play right field.According to manager Ron Roenicke, Braun has a nagging injury which flared up. ''Probably the last four, five, six days, it's been bothering him,'' Roenicke...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Davis has elite power, is working to improve average

MILWAUKEE -- Not many players in baseball have good offensive numbers against Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw, but Gerardo Parra carries a career batting average above .300 against both star pitchers. Yet Parra, acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers at the non-waiver trade deadline, wasn't in the lineup against either Greinke or Kershaw this past weekend. "Khris Davis is our left fielder...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Diamondbacks’ Trade Deadline

Martin Prado Dbacks – Photo Credit: Not That Bob James (Flickr Creative Commons) It’s without a doubt that this season hasn’t gone the way the Arizona Diamondbacks would like. But Diamondbacks fans would like to think that the trade deadline was an opportunity to put themselves in a position to succeed next year. Did they do that? Injuries have been the name of the game this...
Via Hot Stove MLB
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers overcome Dodgers, 9-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBI to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Weeks hit a 2-2 pitch from Carlos Frias for his homer in the eighth inning that made it 9-3. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Weeks leads Brewers over Dodgers 9-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Weeks hit a 2-2 pitch from Carlos Frias for his homer in the eighth inning that made it 9-3. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers overcome Dodgers, 9-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBI to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Weeks hit a 2-2 pitch from Carlos Frias for his homer in the eighth inning that made it 9-3. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 08, 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 ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gold-glover Parra can hit a bit, too

MILWAUKEE -- It didn't take Gerardo Parra long to show what he can bring to the Milwaukee Brewers down the stretch. Parra made a quick impression on the home fans in his debut at Miller Park on Tuesday, blasting a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the seventh before making an impressive sliding catch in foul territory in a critical moment in the top of the eighth inning.  No, Parra...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerardo Parra’s Further Impact for Brewers

In the heat of a pennant race, teams often let a rival’s actions shape their own decisions. As a result, when St. Louis fired a shot across the Brewers’ bow by bolstering their rotation, Milwaukee needed to make a countermove. Of course, Doug Melvin’s retort – gaining Gerardo Parra in exchange for two minor leaguers – stands stratospheres below the Cardinals’ acquisitions...
Via Brewers Bar
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Uncharted territory: Replay comes up roses for Brewers on game's final out

MILWAUKEE -- Instant replay in Major League Baseball has created its fair share of bizarre moments this season, as everyone involved with the game tries to get used to the quirks the system brings with it. Never before has a game at Miller Park ended the way the one between the Milwaukee Brewers and San Francisco Giants did Tuesday night. A near-sellout crowd of 40,465 spent just...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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