2014 MLB Attendance Down from a Season Ago

By Anthony Weber With each passing MLB season there are some teams who are a model of consistency; whether it is finishing with winning records or losing records year after year, while other teams fluctuates from one season to the next.  The biggest impact that being a winning team or losing team has is on the fans and their desire to show support by attending home games.  So how...
Via Beyond The Spread
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Best And Worst of the Milwaukee Brewers First Half

It's a semi-annual feature, the Best and Worst of the Milwaukee Brewers first half! The first half of the season is done so it's time for us to once again steal the Best and Worst format from With Spandex and cover the good, the bad and the ugly of the Brewers first half. But before we get into that, I need to remind you that the Miller Park Drunk Pants Party aka The Greatest...
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5 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers hope to stop skid with win before All-Star break

MILWAUKEE -- The odds were heavily stacked against the Milwaukee Brewers. Playing with their minds and hearts thousands of miles away with a grieving teammate and facing one the best pitchers in baseball, Milwaukee's free fall continued with a 10-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday in front of 40,198 at Miller Park. Just hours after learning of the passing of shortstop...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-teammate likely ratted out Ryan Braun to MLB in 2013

How was MLB able to get Ryan Braun to agree to a 65-game suspension in 2013 despite the absence of a failed drug test? There was so much evidence against Braun that the Brewers slugger decided to accept his fate. And where did MLB get all the evidence? Not only did they have Anthony Bosch […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals prepare for life without Yadi, perhaps baseball's most irreplaceable player

ST. LOUIS -- The Reds' best player, Joey Votto, is out indefinitely. Pirates ace Gerrit Cole just returned to the disabled list one start after coming off of it. Brewers slugger Ryan Braun has been in and out of the lineup with a sore back. But no team in the NL Central will be dealing with a more devastating injury than the Cardinals, who just lost arguably the most irreplaceable...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Thursday: Braun returns to lineup

MILWAUKEE -- Ryan Braun returned to the lineup for the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday but in a very unfamiliar spot in the batting order. For the first time since Sept. 14, 2008, Braun found himself in the No. 5 spot of the lineup and will continue to hit there for the foreseeable future. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke is hoping to find a consistent top four in his lineup and he knows...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun returns to lineup

After leaving Monday's game early and sitting out the next two days, Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun will start again Thursday says Tom Hardicourt, Brewers beat writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.Ryan Braun back in #Brewers lineup but in a different spot, batting 5th. Gennett 2nd and Lucroy 3rd. Slumping Jean Segura getting day off.— Tom (@Haudricourt) July...
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Brewers Wednesday: Braun still ailing

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun is out of the lineup for the second consecutive game due to back spasms. Braun's back first flared up during batting practice prior to last Saturday's game in Cincinnati and was forced to leave the game in the second inning. He missed Sunday's series finale with the Reds but was back in Milwaukee's lineup Monday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 7/6/14

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 Back in All-Star Game Starting Lineups: Since Ryan Braun’s All-Star Game run from 2008-2012, Brewers fans got used to one of our own being in the starting lineup...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun expects to return from back issue soon

Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun sat out Sunday after experiencing back spams Saturday night in Cincinnati. Braun, though, says that the spasms are not serious, and he expects to play again within a few days. Logan Schafer played right field Sunday. #451741870 / gettyimages.comBraun left Saturday's game after one at bat. MLB.com's Adam McCalvy reports that Braun...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rubber match on tap between Reds and Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds have been shut out in three of their last five games, and Jay Bruce is in the deepest hitless slump of his career. He used to be able to count on some success against Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo, but that's no longer the case. With the Brewers uncertain about Ryan Braun's status, Gallardo is hoping some extra rest helps him recover from a poor outing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun exits with back spasms

The NL Central Division-leading Milwaukee Brewers, who have lost four straight games, are doing without right fielder Ryan Braun for Saturday's game against the rival Cincinnati Reds. Braun was forced to leave in the second inning with back spasms, reports Adam McCalvy of MLB.com. (Video here and below). He was replaced by Logan Schafer. Braun has played only 67 of the Brewers...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun leaves Saturday’s game with lower back spasms

getty images Lower back spasms forced Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun out of Saturday’s contest. Braun was pulled from the game against Cincinnati in the second inning. He struck out in his only at-bat of the day. Logan Schafer replaced him in right field. Right now it would appear that Braun is simply day-to day. Braun is hitting .288/.240/.507 on the season with 11 home...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: MLBPA target agents involved in Biogenesis scandal

The MLB Players Association, which certifies player agents, is conducting an investigation into the role ACES agents Sam and Seth Levinson, and CAA agent Nez Balelo, might have played in the Biogenesis doping scandal, sources told ESPN.  
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee confident something big brewing at Miller Park this season

MILWAUKEE -- Without hesitation, Carlos Gomez confidently proclaimed this Brewers team has more talent than any of the five he's been on since coming to Milwaukee. Yes, including the 2011 team that set a franchise record with 96 wins and fell two wins short of reaching the World Series. "I think this year is better," Gomez said. "When you look at the lineup this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers win fourth straight, lose Gomez and Segura to minor injuries

The hottest team in baseball got another win on Saturday, but it didn’t come without a price. Star center fielder Carlos Gomez, whose first inning three-run home run catapulted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies, collided with right fielder Ryan Braun in the seventh inning while chasing a fly ball into shallow right-center field. The impact forced...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Milwaukee's Ryan Braun Knocks Carlos Gomez in the Jaw With An Elbow

There is a reason why your Little League coaches tell you to always call for the ball whenever you are trying to make a play on one--so you don't run in to one of your teammates and knock him silly (or get yourself knocked silly).Kind of like what happened to two Milwaukee Brewers players Saturday--Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez.@cjzero/TwitterGomez ended up leaving the game with...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun's walk-off wins it this time for Brewers over Rockies

The Milwaukee Brewers just keep on rolling at the expense of the Colorado Rockies. Ryan Braun's two-out single to center in the ninth inning lifted the Brewers to an exciting 3-2 victory Friday night at Miller Park, their fifth in as many games against the Rockies. The walk-off victory was the Brewers' fourth this season. The walk-off hit was the sixth of Braun's career...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Braun delivers his first walk-off winner since 2011

MILWAUKEE -- In years past, Ryan Braun probably doesn't even get a chance to be the hero with runners at second and third with two outs in the ninth inning of a tie game. But with the way Braun has scuffled in June and the red-hot Jonathan Lucroy hitting behind him, the Colorado Rockies went right after Milwaukee's right fielder with the game on the line Friday night. Braun...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers looking to pad NL Central lead prior to All-Star break

More than in any other team sport, early-season success is generally met with suspicion by baseball fans, and that skepticism only grows when the club in question finished 14 games under .500 at the conclusion of the previous campaign. Following a dismal 74-88 record which landed them fourth in the NL Central and 23 games back of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2013, the Milwaukee Brewers...
Via Sports-Glory
26 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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 6/22/14

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) Diamondbacks Pay for Beaning Braun: This is one of those games that makes you think the Brewers have destiny on their side this year.  All fans have slightly different...
Via Brewers Bar
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall fined, not suspended

PHOENIX -- Manager Kirk Gibson's fist bump was about the hardest hit D-backs reliever Evan Marshall took after plunking Ryan Braun, as it turned out. Marshall on Saturday was fined an undisclosed amount but not suspended for hitting the Milwaukee right fielder in the hip with a pitch in Tuesday's 7-5 loss at Chase Field, a punishment that seemed to fit the crime. "We...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Days later the Diamondbacks and Brewers still talking about the Braun Beaning and retaliation

  The Diamondbacks and Brewers battled it out in the postseason back in 2011 and Ryan Braun scorched them all series long. As it turned out Braun would be rewarded for his 2011 season with the NL MVP Award. It would also turn out to be discovered that Braun cheated his way to the award. Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Kirk Gibson has always been very vocal about the injustice of...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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