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Milwaukee Brewers at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. After beating the team he grew up rooting for, Jake Odorizzi now gets to finally face the club that drafted him. The former Milwaukee Brewers first-round pick seeks his first three-start win streak Monday night at home for the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game set. Odorizzi (6-8, 3.97 ERA), who grew up about 33...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Nelson falls short against Mets' deGrom in rookie pitchers' duel

MILWAUKEE -- Before the game, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke spoke to how impressed he was with New York Mets rookie starter Jacob deGrom. Little did he know just how good the right-hander was about to be against his team. In a battle of two of the better young pitchers in the National League, deGrom held the Brewers scoreless over 6 1/3 innings Sunday, leading the Mets to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 hours ago  |  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...
Via Brewers Bar
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peralta battles, pushes Brewers past Mets

Aside from the one stretch at the end of the first half of the season, the Milwaukee Brewers have been very good at putting frustrating losses behind them by bouncing back the following day. Bouncing back is exactly what closer Francisco Rodriguez and the Brewers did Saturday night, responding from a tough loss the night before with a 5-2 victory over the New York Mets at Miller...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Hall of Very Good
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers should stay quiet at trade deadline

The MLB trade deadline is approaching, and some teams have already sprung into action. The Cardinals acquired A.J. Pierzynski, the Giants got Jake Peavy, and the Angels got Huston Street. Earlier we saw the Athletics grab both Jeff Samardjia and Jason Hammel from the Cubs. Rumors are swirling around players like David Price, Cliff Lee, Joaquin Benoit, and others. Milwaukee Brewers...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Saturday: All is quiet on the trade front for Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- With five days left before the non-waiver trade deadline on July 31, all is quiet on the trade front for the Milwaukee Brewers, according to general manager Doug Melvin. Melvin says he recently called a couple of teams but most of the baseball world is focused on the Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y., this weekend. "I've been pretty aggressive...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers endure oh-so-close heartache at hands of Mets

MILWAUKEE -- Three outs separated the Milwaukee Brewers from their fifth straight win and a four-game lead in the National League Central. Instead of turning a gem from Yovani Gallardo into a victory, closer Francisco Rodriguez allowed three runs on four hits in the top of the ninth inning, as the Brewers suffered a gut-wrenching 3-2 loss to the New York Mets at Miller Park on Friday...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez dressed as a Ninja Turtle during a Mark Reynolds interview

During Thursday’s edition of Intentional Talk on MLB Network, Carlos Gomez dressed up as Leonardo of the Ninja Turtles and trolled Mark Reynolds during his interview with Kevin Millar and Chris Rose. For as bombastic as Gomez is on the field, he’s an absolute riot outside of game situations. Now, go ahead and insert your jargon about NOT RESPECTING THE GAME here.
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Melvin won't make trade just to make trade

MILWAUKEE -- There aren't many general managers around baseball planning to spill their trade deadline plans to the media, for a variety of reasons.  If a general manager or manager comes out and goes into depth about where their team needs to improve and a deal doesn't end up getting done to address that area, clubhouse morale becomes a concern. Then there's the obvious...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez Video Bombs Interview While In Ninja Turtles Costume (Video)

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez takes home the “Best Dad Award” for the stunt he pulled Thursday afternoon. Gomez’s 4-year-old son is a big fan of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” so Gomez ordered the costume of the character Leonardo to surprise him. “That cartoon is my son’s favorite,” Gomez said, via FOXSports.com. “He’s crazy about it. I ordered...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Carlos Gomez dresses in Ninja Turtles outfit to videobomb teammate

There are so many things to like about this video.First, you have All-Star centerfielder Carlos Gomez dressed up as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle and dancing around teammate Mark Reynolds during an interview with MLB Network. You also have Reynolds wearing a t-shirt featuring Matt Garza as the Count from Sesame Street.Check out the video clips below...Share this image:Share this...
Via Bush League Chronicle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Scooter Gennett still out with tight quad

The Milwaukee Brewers improved to 58-45 on the season following a 9-1 thumping of the New York Mets on Thursday. Matt Garza allowed only a run on two hits in eight innings to get the win. The Brewers got home runs from Ryan Braun, Jonathan Lucroy and Khris Davis to spark a 10-hit attack. Rickie Weeks added a hit and a run scored playing for the injured Scooter Gennett, who...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

After career-worst start, Brewers' Garza dominant in win over Mets

MILWAUKEE -- Matt Garza entered his start in Washington last Saturday on a roll, which made his 42-pitch outing in which he recorded just one out and allowed five earned runs even stranger than it already was. The right-hander made sure it was just a blip on the radar by bouncing back with a fantastic performance Thursday. Garza allowed just two hits and one run over eight innings...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Brewers 9, Mets 1

The Mets (48-54) were crushed by the Brewers (58-45) on Thursday night in Milwaukee, losing 9-1 at Miller Park. Dillon Gee got the start for the Mets and struggled for the 2nd time in a row. Gee allowed 6 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks in 5 innings, striking out 6 and throwing 91 pitches. Milwaukee struck first with a solo shot from Jonathan Lucroy in the bottom of the opening frame...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Garza, big bats power Brewers past Mets 9-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Garza allowed two hits over eight innings to rebound from a horrendous outing and Ryan Braun hit one of three homers for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-1 victory Thursday night. Jonathan Lucroy and Khris Davis also connected for the Brewers, who took a 6-0 lead after three innings against Dillon Gee (4-3) to win their fourth consecutive game. Garza (7-7) gave...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez videobombs Mark Reynolds while dancing in Ninja Turtle costume (video)

When Carlos Gomez takes the field, he does so with a bit of swagger, some cockiness and a passion that is plainly evident in every at-bat and every time a ball is hit in his direction. Apparently, how the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder approaches baseball is the same way he approaches the art of the videobomb. […] The post Carlos Gomez videobombs Mark Reynolds while dancing in Ninja...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Turtle power: Carlos Gomez channels his inner Leonardo

MILWAUKEE -- Why was Carlos Gomez walking around Miller Park in a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costume Thursday afternoon? Well, Gomez first ordered the costume online because his four-year-old son, Yandel, is a big fan of the Ninja Turtles. But before he used it to surprise his son, Gomez dressed up as Leonardo and video-bombed teammate Mark Reynolds' interview with MLB Network...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 MLB Teams that must make a Trade

Like I’ve been saying for weeks now, the MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. So far, we’ve seen some blockbuster trades, like the one that the A’s pulled off just a few weeks ago. But, I anticipate that there will be more blockbuster trades to come in the next 8 days. In this article, I’ll be focusing on the teams that must make a trade before the trade deadline. These...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wily Peralta (SP, MIL) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12 Team Leagues; Scout in Shallow Leagues ANALYSIS: Wily Peralta seems to be someone I’ve heard about from the fantasy community on and off all year and with good reason. He has had many starts where he has given up 3 runs or less, but he also had a run of […]
Via RotoBaller
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Scooter Gennett exits with tight quad

The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. Jonathan Lucroy went 2-for-4 with two home runs, one a walk-off home run off of Sam LeCure. The win, which was the second straight for the Brewers over the Reds, improved the Brewers to 56-45 on the season. There is a bit of concern on the injury front, as second baseman Scooter Gennett had to...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers stadium turnstile squashes Reds fan's groin (Video)

A Cincinnati Reds fan received a surprise welcome as he arrived at Miller Park in Milwaukee to watch his favorite team take on the Brewers when a turnstile at the stadium entrance kicked up into his groin. To make things even more awkward, it was all captured live on camera. Fortunately he was OK, but maybe he'll approach that turnstile a little bit slower next time.H/T NIS...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers ride homers to walk-off win over Reds

The Milwaukee Brewers used the long ball to maximum effect Tuesday night. They hit a season-high four home runs — all solo shots — with Jonathan Lucroy accounting for a pair. It was his second that powered the Brewers to a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park. The all-star catcher led off the bottom of the ninth with a shot just over the wall in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucroy returns to form, hammers walk-off winner

MILWAUKEE -- Jonathan Lucroy was so consistent in the first-half of the season that a stretch of eight games in which he struggled at the plate began to raise questions as to whether the workload placed on the catcher was becoming a cause for concern. So much for that. Responding in a big way, Lucroy blasted two home runs Tuesday night, including a walk-off blast in the bottom of...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Possible Trades to Upgrade Brewers at SS

In the heat of a four-headed pennant race, the Brewers could certainly benefit from some trade deadline reinforcements. In particular, Milwaukee should look for upgrades at shortstop. Starter Jean Segura has failed to live up to high expectations, posting a disappointing .585 OPS and 56 wRC+. Backups Jeff Bianchi (2 wRC+, sub-Mendoza .186 slugging) and the recently reacquired Irving...
Via Brewers Bar
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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