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Defending World Series Champs San Francisco Giants Unlikely to Make Playoffs

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers slides across home plate to score a run as catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants applies a late tag during the third inning of a Cactus League game at Scottsdale Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With a whittled offense and fragile starting rotation, the San Francisco Giants look unlikely to contend for a playoff...
Via The Sports Journal
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kipnis homers in 3-2 win over Brewers

PHOENIX (AP) -- Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. After an 0-for-12 start this spring, Braun has 10 hits in his last 19 at-bats (.526) and is hitting .323 in Cactus League play. He had both hits against Cleveland starter Zach McAllister, who struck out nine in five innings...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braun has solid day, but Brewers lose, 3-2

PHOENIX (AP) -- Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. After an 0-for-12 start this spring, Braun has 10 hits in his last 19 at-bats (.526) and is hitting .323 in Cactus League play. Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis, who recently missed seven games with back spasms, hit...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Braun has 2 hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 loss to Indians

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday. After an 0-for-12 start this spring, Braun has 10 hits in his last 19 at-bats (.526) and is hitting .323 in Cactus League play. Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis, who recently missed seven games with back spasms, hit...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers look for consistency in batter's box in 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) Success for the Brewers this season may hinge on Milwaukee's consistency in the batter's box. September swoons can prove costly - as can prolonged slumps any other time of year, for that matter. A lineup filled with accomplished hitters like Ryan Braun, Jonathan Lucroy and Carlos Gomez has the potential to score runs. To break into the playoffs from the competitive...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Playoff Speculation: NL Central Edition

As the dust almost all but clears, the question shifts from who goes where to how will the teams turn out in the regular season. I look at the possible playoff teams, surprises and busts in this new 6-part series. Breakdown View image | gettyimages.com I’m not even sure how to try and figure out who wins this division, but this is one of the most anticipated races...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomez stars as Brewers tie A's in slugfest

PHOENIX (AP) -- Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBI and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Ryan Braun had three hits including an RBI double, and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez added run-scoring hits as the Brewers rocked opening-day starter Sonny Gray for eight hits and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomez offense and defense leads Brewers in tie

PHOENIX (AP) Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBIs and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Ryan Braun had three hits including an RBI double, and Jonathan Lucroy and Aramis Ramirez added run-scoring hits as the Brewers rocked opening-day starter Sonny Gray for eight hits and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Look to Rebound in 2015; Opening Day Tickets Start at $48

The Milwaukee Brewers want to take the next step and compete at a high level for 162 games as opposed to last season when the Brewers were in first place of the National League Central Division past the halfway mark in the season, going 51-33 in their first 84 games, but could not stay the course, as their division lead and playoff hopes vanished in the last few months. Their demise...
Via Brewers Bar
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers can't solve Rockies' Gray, lose 5-1

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado's rotation and leading the Rockies to a 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday. Gray is one of four young pitchers hoping to replace Jhoulys Chacin, who was released in a surprise move Sunday amid a rough spring. The 23-year-old Gray, Colorado's top...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' Gray seizes chance, impresses in win over Brewers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado's rotation and leading the Rockies to 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday. Gray is one of four young pitchers hoping to replace Jhoulys Chacin, who was released in a surprise move Sunday amid a rough spring. The 23-year-old Gray, Colorado's top prospect...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Brewers homer in win over White Sox

PHOENIX (AP) -- Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun hit consecutive home runs off White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija in the fifth inning during the Brewers' 13-4 win over Chicago on Sunday. The Brewers had 16 hits, five of which were home runs, one apiece for Matt Clark, Elian Herrera and Logan Schafer. Milwaukee has scored 24 runs on 33 hits in the last two days. Samardzija...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Back-to-back homers for Lucroy, Braun in Brewers' win

PHOENIX (AP) Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun hit consecutive home runs off White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija in the fifth inning during the Brewers' 13-4 win over Chicago on Sunday. The Brewers had 16 hits, five of which were home runs, one apiece for Matt Clark, Elian Herrera and Logan Schafer. Milwaukee has scored 24 runs on 33 hits in the last two days. Samardzija...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun homers, Brewers beat Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) -- Ryan Braun got his first homer and second hit of the spring, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 Friday. Braun, who came into the game hitting .071 (1 for 13) and was hitless until Thursday, walked twice against Arizona starter Trevor Cahill before connecting on a 2-2 pitch from reliever Vidal Nuno down the left field line for the homer. Aramis...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun hits first homer, Brewers top Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Braun got his first homer and second hit of the spring, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 Friday. Braun, who came into the game hitting .071 (1 for 13) and was hitless until Thursday, walked twice against Arizona starter Trevor Cahill before connecting on a 2-2 pitch from reliever Vidal Nuno down the left field line for the homer. Aramis...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers lose close game to Giants, Braun gets first hit of spring

PHOENIX (AP) -- Ryan Vogelsong allowed two hits in 4 2/3 scoreless innings, and Joe Panik and Brandon Belt homered to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday. The first hit Vogelsong gave up was a single to Ryan Braun leading off the fourth. It was Braun's first hit of the spring, ending an 0-for-13 drought extended by a flyout in the first. "All great...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Vogelsong has strong outing, Giants beat Brewers 3-2

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Vogelsong allowed two hits in 4 2-3 scoreless innings, and Joe Panik and Brandon Belt homered to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday. The first hit Vogelsong gave up was a single to Ryan Braun leading off the fourth. It was Braun's first hit of the spring, ending an 0-for-13 drought extended by a flyout in the first. ''All great...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers split squads lose to A's, Rangers

During Sunday afternoon spring-training action, Oakland beat a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 5-2 and Texas also beat Milwaukee, by a 12-5 margin. Barry Zito, attempting a comeback at age 36 after a year off from baseball, threw four scoreless innings in relief as the Oakland Athletics beat a Brewers split squad. In his second appearance of the spring, Zito allowed just one hit and...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ban high fives to stop spread of pink eye

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Milwaukee Brewers have banned high-fives to avoid the spread of pink eye, according to the Associated Press. Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz are the latest Brewers to come down with pinkeye.  In hope of stopping the spread of the highly contagious malady, both will stay home for 48 hours. “We’ve been going...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers spent 150 days in first place in 2014, but missed the playoffs entirely following one of the worst end-of-season collapses in baseball history. Now they have to try to put the memories of that collapse behind them while trying to contend in one of baseball’s toughest divisions. Will last year be a motivator for the 2015 team, or will it be the dark cloud that looms...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers spent 150 days in first place in 2014, but missed the playoffs entirely following one of the worst end-of-season collapses in baseball history. Now they have to try to put the memories of that collapse behind them while trying to contend in one of baseball’s toughest divisions. Will last year be a motivator for the 2015 team, or will it be the dark cloud that looms...
Via The Outside Corner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun hitless in spring debut, Brewers edged by Rangers

PHOENIX (AP) -- Texas second baseman Rougned Odor had three hits and made the defensive play of the game to start a double play as the Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Saturday. Texas won for the first time in four Cactus League tries. Earlier in the day, the Rangers said injured ace Yu Darvish might need season-ending Tommy John surgery. Brewers star Ryan Braun was hitless...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun's thumb feeling fine, aiming to regain powerful stroke

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Braun can't pinpoint the exact date, but he can remember with some clarity when his right thumb began bothering him. ''It was a changeup against Joe Kelly in St. Louis,'' Braun said Wednesday as he reported to spring training with the rest of Milwaukee's position players. ''I think it was an extra-inning game at some point in 2013.'' ''It's been a while since I...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Braun arrives at camp optimistic about thumb, upcoming season

PHOENIX -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun reported to the team's Maryvale spring training complex Wednesday afternoon with a healthy right thumb and his focus clearly on the 2015 season. "If anybody here is happy with the way that the season finished up last year, they aren't in the right profession or business," Braun said. "We had a great first five months of the year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Five players with something to prove in 2015

Sometimes having a chip on your shoulder is the best thing for a ballplayer. Having something to prove, or the desire to prove someone wrong, can sometimes be enough to push a guy into having a career year. There are plenty of players who fit that criteria this year, whether it’s guys proving they’re worth the huge contracts they signed this winter, or guys returning from...
Via The Outside Corner
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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