Brewers notebook: Henderson returns to mound hoping for healthy 2015

PHOENIX -- Jim Henderson knew his season was over last season during a live batting practice session on Field 7 at Maryvale Baseball Park last August. He's hoping his road to a return to the big leagues just began on that very same mound. Henderson threw his first live batting practice session of camp Sunday, tossing 25 pitches to hitters Pete Orr, Hunter Morris and Yadiel Rivera...
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Andrew Gruman's Feb. 25 Brewers mailbag

With the full roster reporting to Maryvale Baseball Park on Wednesday with the first full-squad workout Thursday, the Milwaukee Brewers are just over a week away from kicking off Cactus League play. In our first Brewers mailbag of the season, I addressed your inquiries on a variety of subjects, including the lack of depth in the starting rotation, the trade of Yovani Gallardo and...
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Former Brewers closer Henderson hoping he's able to pitch, contribute in '15

MILWAUKEE -- When the bullpen door swung open before the top of the ninth inning on Opening Day last season, everybody inside of Miller Park was surprised to see Francisco Rodriguez emerge with the Brewers clinging to a 2-0 lead. Jim Henderson lost his job as Milwaukee's closer before even throwing a pitch in 2014.  It was just the beginning of what turned out to be a lost season...
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Brewers Tuesday: Henderson has successful surgery

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jim Henderson underwent successful right shoulder surgery Tuesday morning to clean up the rotator cuff and labrum. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida and is expected to carry a rehab time of four months. Henderson last pitched May 1 in Cincinnati when he allowed five earned runs in a loss to the Reds. He was placed on...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers need up-and-down bullpen to return to early-season form

MILWAUKEE -- For most of the first three months of the season, the bullpen wasn't a worry for the Milwaukee Brewers. The relief corps was one of the strengths of the team, either shutting the door or buying the offense time on what seemed to be a nightly basis. With the fragile nature of relief pitching, a rough patch was to be expected. Unfortunately for the Brewers, their entire...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Crazy moments in NFL history: Carney misses PAT after Saints' 'River City Relay' miracle

'Were having difficulty containing our excitement for the start of the NFL season. In an effort to cope with that delirium, each day from today until the Sept. 4 kickoff, the Buzzer will post about one crazy moment in NFL history. "Crazy" is subjective, so what does that mean here? In this series we won't be highlighting the most outstanding plays or statistical feats -- but those...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 8/3/14

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) Brewers Add Gerardo Parra to Strengthen Bench: As the trade deadline drew near, there were reports that the Brewers had interest in David Price and Jon Lester, two of the...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Jim Henderson, Scooter Gennett

The Milwaukee Brewers are getting themselves ready for the trade deadline, but Jim Henderson and Scooter Gennett are just focused on getting back to 100-prevent and playing as often as they can.#452499986 / gettyimages.comScooter GennettThe Brewers secondbasemen returned to the lineup on Monday after he missed five starts with strained right quads as reported by Adam McCalvy...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 7/27/14

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) Carlos Gomez and Mark Reynolds Like to Have Fun Here: After sweeping the Reds – a division rival that has had the Brewers’ number this year – players were understandably...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Bobbleheads Show Up…Closer Still MIA

By now, you’ve heard about the nightmare that is the saga of the 15,000 misspelled Troy Tulowitzki jerseys that led the Colorado Rockies had to cancel Saturday’s giveaway, right? Well…the Milwaukee Brewers were almost in a similar bind. As of late Saturday night, the team had yet to receive the Jim Henderson bobbleheads they were giving away to all the fans who showed up Sunday...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Jim Henderson pitches clean inning on rehab

The Milwaukee Brewers got some positive news out of AA Huntsville Wednesday night, as last year's closer Jim Henderson pitched a scoreless eight inning for the Stars.  In the inning Henderson dominated, striking out two batters and needing just 18 pitches to get through the inning. Henderson has been on the disabled list since May 2nd with shoulder inflammation appears to be nearing...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Closer Report, Week 11

The job in Tampa isn't as pretty as it used to be, as the team is super underachieving, and not in a superhero-footed pajamas kinda way. Joe Maddon looks like he needs an executive parachute, even though he is a hoot to listen to during an interview. I think he is waiting for someone to jump and run with the job. Jake McGee, Joel Peralta or even the artist formally known as Leo...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kintzler getting back in form

MILWAUKEE -- Heading into the season, the Milwaukee Brewers expected to have Jim Henderson and Brandon Kintzler anchoring their bullpen in the back end. While Henderson has been sidelined by a shoulder injury for more than a month, Kintzler hasn't been the same steady reliever he was last season. Kintzler has struggled to get on track since returning from a strained rotator cuff...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Totally True Milwaukee Brewers Stories That Will Literally Blow Your Mind (For Real!)

Warning: These Brewers facts may change everything you know about reality. 1. He is developing his own program called "Lohga." 2. Nike is hoping to settle out of court. 3. Scooter has his own YouTube channel where he posts his "*******" Razor Scooter tricks. 4. Mark sold it to Facebook for a hundred million dollars. 5. Bob Uecker also made moves on Miss Elizabeth in the 80s...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 6/1/14

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 Shows Well in Early All-Star Voting: Fan voting for the All-Star Game starters always produces some head-scratchers.  There’s a tendency for guys to get voted...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Updates: Aramis Ramirez, Jim Henderson

The Milwaukee Brewers lost in 10 innings to the Baltimore Orioles by the score of 7-6. The loss dropped the Brewers to 30-22, a game and a half ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central. A normally reliable pitching staff that is seventh in the league in ERA gave up three runs over the final two innings. There is mixed news on the injury front, as reliever...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Monday: RP Henderson suffers setback

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jim Henderson has been taken off of his rehab assignment after suffering a setback in his outing for Double-A Huntsville on Friday. Henderson worked a perfect sixth inning with two strikeouts against Montgomery, needing just 11 pitches to get through his first rehab outing. The right-hander felt pain in the back of his right shoulder and was...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Updates: Tom Gorzelanny, Jim Henderson

The Milwaukee Brewers began a weekend series against the Miami Marlins with a 9-5 win. The victory moved the Brewers to 2 1/2 ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central. The Brewers' offense has struggled much of the season, 21st in the league in runs scored, but they pounded 13 hits and two home runs against the Marlins. A strong pitching staff is about to...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers offense breaks out, helps halt skid

Ron Roenicke decided to switch things up and not have his team take batting practice on the field prior to Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Braves. After snapping out of their offensive funk with six early runs to give Kyle Lohse plenty of support in a 6-1 win that ended a four-game losing streak, the Milwaukee Brewers won't be hitting on the field Thursday. "No BP tomorrow...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Jim Henderson will likely need rehab assignment

The Milwaukee Brewers entered Wednesday afternoon's game coming off a 7-5 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. At 22-12, the Brewers are comfortably in first place, five games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Central. On the injury front, pitcher Jim Henderson will likely need more than the minimum 15 days on the disabled list. #486273713 / gettyimages...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers place Henderson on DL, recall outfielder Gindl

A night after getting hit for five earned runs, Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jim Henderson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The Brewers recalled outfielder Caleb Gindl from Triple-A Nashville to fill the roster spot and again give them a five-man bench. Henderson has battled inconsistent command since spring training, but the right-hander...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers place Jim Henderson on disabled list, promote Caleb Gindl

Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Jim Henderson got hit hard in last night's 8-3 loss against the Cincinnati Reds. The right-hander allowed five runs on four hits and one walk in just 0.2 innings of work. We found a possible reason for his poor performance last night.#486273711 / gettyimages.comAdam McCalvy of MLB.com tweeted Henderson would be heading to the disabled list:Jim Henderson...
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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers bullpen finally falters late in loss to Reds

Eventually the Milwaukee Brewers were going to have a night in which the bullpen gave up runs late. It happened in the eighth inning Thursday night. Jim Henderson allowed a two-run, pinch-hit home run to Brayan Pena that broke a 3-3 tie, while Rob Wooten let two inherited runners score as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away for an 8-3 victory at Great American Ballpark. "They are going...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

No Relief: Closing by Committee

Every couple of seasons a new pitcher comes along and is lights out for awhile. Then a season or two later said pitcher regresses badly enough to warrant a demotion from his current role. He stays on the team, however, but is used mainly in low-leverage situations. He is a closer, and he has one of the most difficult jobs in baseball. Usually when I speak of a specific position...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards pitching shuts down Brewers again 6-1

MILWAUKEE  -- Shelby Miller struck out seven and allowed three hits over six innings, and Mark Ellis had two RBIs in his return from the disabled list to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win Tuesday night over the Milwaukee Brewers. Matt Holliday and Jhonny Peralta each hit solo shots in the ninth off reliever Jim Henderson for the Cardinals, who handed Milwaukee its second...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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