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The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 6/29/14

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) Scooter Gets Set on Fire and No One Complains: Scooter Gennett has had an eye-opening first half, including brilliant back-to-back performances on Wednesday and Thursday...
Via Brewers Bar
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brewers fan makes diving catch on dugout

Your browser does not support iframes.A Milwaukee Brewers fan made a great diving catch for a foul ball on top of the team's dugout during Wednesday's game against Washington.It happened in the bottom of the second as Brewers batter Martin Maldonado fouled off a 2-2 pitch. The fan, who was wearing a Ryan Braun All-Star jersey, climbed up on top of the dugout and stretched...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers’ fan makes diving catch on top of dugout

During the Washington Nationals-Milwaukee Brewers game on Wednesday, a fan dressed in a Ryan Braun all-star jersey went to great lengths to catch a foul ball. Your browser does not support iframes. Brewers’ catcher Martin Maldonado fouled off a 2-2 pitch from Stephen Strasburg, and one gentleman in the front row wasn’t giving up the [...]
Via KCM Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers fan dives onto dugout to catch foul ball

During Wednesday’s Nationals-Brewers game, an overzealous Brewers fan reached out and dove onto the team’s dugout to grab a foul ball off the bat of Martin Maldonado. Check it out. He *really* wanted that ball. Did anyone tell him that the Brewers catcher who hit it *wasn’t* NL MVP candidate Jonathan Lucroy?
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers fan dives onto dugout to catch foul ball

During Wednesday’s Nationals-Brewers game, an overzealous Brewers fan reached out and dove onto the team’s dugout to grab a foul ball off the bat of Martin Maldonado. Check it out. He *really* wanted that ball. Did anyone tell him that the Brewers catcher who hit it *wasn’t* NL MVP candidate Jonathan Lucroy?
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers Martin Maldonado Knocks Cover Off Baseball

Milwaukee Brewers Martin Maldonado has one ferocious swing as you can see by the devastation he inflicts on this harmless baseball. Maldonado literally knocks the cover off the baseball forcing Pedro Alvarez to throw a wounded duck to first base. You will never see this again folks. Video Credit: MLB.com via YouTube   The post Milwaukee Brewers Martin Maldonado Knocks Cover Off...
Via Viral Sports Hub
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers offense lacking in loss to Braves

Thus far, four has been the magic number for the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers are 23-1 when scoring at least four runs, but lately they have struggled to do much of anything offensively. Although the game got away from Milwaukee late with Rule 5 pick Wei-Chung Wang imploding, the Brewers' offense continued to be lackluster in a 9-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Monday at Turner...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomez Drops Appeal; MLB’s Inaction Strange

Twenty four days have passed since the Brewers-Pirates brawl at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Easter Sunday.  Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado and Pirates outfielder Travis Snider served their suspensions regarding the matter, while Pirates catcher Russell Martin has yet to serve his one-game suspension because he’s on the disabled list.  That leaves Milwaukee outfielder Carlos Gomez...
Via Brewers Bar
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rangers' Rougned Odor loses ball in shirt, gives up hit

Base hits have been know to go off the glove, foot, hand, or even head.  But not often inside the shirt.  Texas Rangers Rougned Odor ROOG-ned o-DOOR did everything right in terms of positioning his body in front of a relatively normal chopper from Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez.  Problem was, he didn’t button that top button of his shirt.  And the ball found it’s way inside...
Via Reading Between The Seams
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers overwhelm Arizona

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Carlos Gomez hit a home run and drove in three runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Martin Maldonado and Jean Segura also homered for Milwaukee, which had lost four of its last five entering the game. The Brewers still have the best record in baseball at 22-11. Milwaukee remained the only team in baseball...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs overpowered by Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Carlos Gomez hit a home run and drove in three runs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Martin Maldonado and Jean Segura also homered for Milwaukee, which had lost four of its last five entering the game. The Brewers still have the best record in baseball at 22-11. Milwaukee remained the only team in baseball...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

BP Unfiltered: Scouting Martin Maldonado as a Pitcher by Dan Rozenson

The backup catcher with the nasty slider.
Via Baseball Prospectus
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers catcher Maldonado pitches in during loss to Cardinals

Putting a position player in to pitch is usually a last resort move for a manager, but desperate times call for desperate managers. The Milwaukee Brewers got what they couldn't afford Wednesday afternoon -- a short outing from starting pitcher Matt Garza. Two straight extra-inning games left an already taxed bullpen out of options. Down 9-3 in the eighth inning, Brewers manager...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers shorthanded against Cubs with Segura, Braun out of lineup and Maldonado suspended

MILWAUKEE -- As expected, the Milwaukee Brewers will play Sunday's series finale against the Chicago Cubs without shortstop Jean Segura and right fielder Ryan Braun. Despite not knowing exactly how long either one will be out, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke says there still aren't any plans to put Braun or Segura on the disabled list. "I think we need to see what is happening...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez And Others Suspended

Neil Mehta Staff Writer The MLB has responded to Sunday’s altercation during the Pirates-Brewers game. Carlos Gomez has been given a 3 game suspension, but had appealed and will be in the Brewers’ lineup until MLB can respond.  Pirates’ catcher Martin Maldonado has accepted his 5-game suspension and will begin serving it tonight. Pirates’ outfielder Travis Snider has been...
Via TopSportsReport
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Storylines: Suspensions handed down after Sunday's brawl

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI. Here are the stories from Tuesday, April 22nd. Top Stories Buster Olney of ESPN reported that Brewers' catcher Martin Maldonado will be suspended...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Suspends Carlos Gomez and 3 Others For Involvement In Easter Brawl

  It’s punishment time for the players who were involved in the Easter brawl between the Brewers and Pirates. For the Brewers, Carlos Gomez will be suspended 3 games and Martin Maldonado received 5 games. For the Pirates, Travis Snider was slapped with 2 games and Russell Martin gets 1 game suspension. Oh, and they all received a fine. Maldonado received the harshest punishment...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Suspensions handed out for Brewers-Pirates brawl

Suspensions for Sunday’s Steel City skirmish are in, and as expected, Milwaukee’s Martin Maldonado and Carlos Gomez were dealt the stiffest penalties. Maldonado will be suspended five games after blind-siding Pittsburgh’s Travis Snider with a jab to the left eye, a punch that left Snider with a nasty bruise because he was wearing sunglasses during the melee. Gomez gets three...
Via Bloguin Best
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Suspensions handed out for Brewers-Pirates brawl

Suspensions for Sunday’s Steel City skirmish are in, and as expected, Milwaukee’s Martin Maldonado and Carlos Gomez were dealt the stiffest penalties. Maldonado will be suspended five games after blind-siding Pittsburgh’s Travis Snider with a jab to the left eye, a punch that left Snider with a nasty bruise because he was wearing sunglasses during the melee. Gomez gets three...
Via The Outside Corner
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Suspensions for Sunday’s fight

For Milwaukee, catcher Martin Maldonado received a five-game suspension and [Carlos] Gomez was suspended for three. Pittsburgh outfielder Travis Snider was suspended for two games and catcher Russell Martin received a one-game suspension. And nobody ever talked about it again. Right? RIGHT?!?
Via WHYGAVS?
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brawl results in suspensions for Brewers' Maldonado, Gomez

MILWAUKEE -- Major League Baseball came down with punishments stemming from Sunday's benches-clearing brawl between the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates, suspending four players Tuesday for their role in the incident. Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado received the most severe penalty, getting hit with a five-game suspension. Center fielder Carlos Gomez was suspended for...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brewers’ Martin Maldonado suspended five games

Your browser does not support iframes. Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado has been suspended five games by Major League Baseball for his role in Sunday’s benches-clearing fight with the Pittsburgh Pirates, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney. Maldonado also was fined $2,500, according to Olney’s source. Sunday’s incident began when Brewers’ Carlos Gomez and Pittsburgh...
Via Sports-Glory
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Martin Maldonado suspended five games for brawl

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado reportedly has become the first player to be disciplined in the wake of Sunday’s benches-clearing brawl in Pittsburgh. Maldonado, who punched Pirates outfielder Travis Snider square in the face during the fracas, has been suspended five games and fined $2,500 by Major League Baseball, a source told ESPN’s Buster Olney. Here’s a clear...
Via NESN.com
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Maldonado suspended five games for brawl

No official word from MLB yet, but Buster Olney of ESPN.com reports that Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado has been suspended five games and fined $2,500 for his role in Sunday afternoon’s brawl with the Pirates. There will be more news of suspensions coming, likely later this afternoon, but Maldonado was front and center by landing a punch to the face of Travis Snider that resulted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Britt McHenry Interviews Mantle, Columbus Ice Girls & Travis Snider’s Eye

Finally, a punch that landed in a baseball fight. Lesson: You don’t want to **** with Martin Maldonado during a baseball fight. Yes,…
Via Busted Coverage
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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