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Perez not focusing on Brewers' roster, just results

PHOENIX -- While the signing of Francisco Rodriguez shifted roles around in the bullpen of the Milwaukee Brewers, those vying for the final spots in what is likely to be a seven-man relief corps watched as one of the few openings was suddenly gone. Earlier in his career, Chris Perez might have let that bother him. But the 29-year-old knows there will be a job for him somewhere if...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Ramirez anticipates 2015 will be his final season

PHOENIX -- It's never easy for a baseball player to leave his family for six weeks of spring training, no matter how nice the weather is in Arizona. This year, though, was harder than most for Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez. And on Friday, he said he wouldn't be doing it anymore. ''When I was leaving this year, I don't think I can do that again,'' he said Friday....
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers 3B Ramirez says this 'probably' is final season

PHOENIX (AP) It's never easy for a baseball player to leave his family for six weeks of spring training, no matter how nice the weather is in Arizona. This year, though, was harder than most for Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez. And on Friday, he said he wouldn't be doing it anymore. ''When I was leaving this year, I don't think I can do that again,'' he said Friday...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aramis Ramirez Admits 2015 Will Be His Final Year

36-year-old Milwaukee Brewers’ third baseman Aramis Ramirez has gone ahead and told reporters that 2015 will be his last year playing professional baseball. At the moment, Aramis is finishing up a deal he originally signed back in 2011, which had been three years long with an mutual option for 2015, that would end up being picked up last November. Over Ramirez’s past 17 seasons...
Via Baseball Essential
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Brewers' Ramirez says he'll probably retire after 2015 season

PHOENIX -- It was a bit surprising at the time, but it turns out there was a reason why Aramis Ramirez opted to exercise his half of a mutual option with the Milwaukee Brewers instead of chasing a multiyear contract. Ramirez is entering spring training with the mindset that the 2015 season will be his last, as he plans on retiring following his 18th year in the big leagues. "I don...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Attanasio addresses Brewers, expects team to contend for playoffs

PHOENIX -- As has become tradition on the first day of full-squad workouts, Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio addressed the club Thursday morning at Maryvale Baseball Park. After electing not to speak to the team at the end of last season because of the way the Brewers collapsed, Attanasio relayed the expectation he has of this year's team contending for a postseason berth....
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Eras of Francisco Rodriguez

Doug Melvin, a few days ago: Melvin wouldn’t comment on the state of possible talks with the Phillies, but acknowledged the lines of communication have remained open with “K-Rod.” “I don’t know if it’s active, but we still have conversations,” Melvin said. “Mark deals more with that. (Agent) Scott (Boras) keeps calling Mark.” You know […]
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Francisco Rodriguez Re-Signs With Brewers

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Millwaukee Brewers have re-signed Francisco Rodriguez, according to tweets from Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal. The deal is for $13 million, and is for two years with a club option for a third for an unknown figure. The right-hander known to most as simply “K-Rod” was excellent for Milwaukee back in 2013, before being traded to Baltimore. He posted...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Francisco Rodriguez returns to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Francisco Rodriguez will be jogging out of the bullpen again for the Milwaukee Brewers. A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that the veteran closer reached a two-year, $13 million deal with the Brewers on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. The 33-year-old reliever revived his career...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers bring K-Rod back to close once again

PHOENIX -- Francisco Rodriguez is returning for another stint with the Milwaukee Brewers. The veteran closer has agreed to a two-year deal, $13 million deal with the Brewers, according to FOXSports.com/FS1 Insider Ken Rosenthal. Rodriguez's signing has yet to be made official by the club, but word of the deal quickly spread throughout Milwaukee's clubhouse at Maryvale Baseball Park...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Papelbon May Be a 2015 Phillie After All: Brewers Sign K-Rod to Two-Year Deal

View image | gettyimages.com As first reported by CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman, the Milwaukee Brewers have re-signed closer Francisco Rodriguez to a two-year deal, with a team option for a third year. FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal later added that the contract will be worth $13 million. This news is not good for...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Bring Back K-Rod

The Milwaukee Brewers have re-signed closer Francisco Rodriguez to a 2-year deal, worth $13 million, with a club option for the 2017 season.K-Rod will serve as the Brewers closer for this season and Jonathan Broxton will be the set up man in Milwaukee. View image | gettyimages.com In 68 innings last season with the Brewers, Rodriguez saved 44 games in 49 opportunities, while...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Francisco Rodriguez Returning to Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have reached an agreement to bring back free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez on a two year deal. K-Rod has agreement with brewers 2-yr deal — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 26, 2015 Brewers beat reporter Tom Haudricourt reports that it is a $9 million deal, and the deal does include a team option for a third year. The 33-year-old right-handed pitcher...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers bring back closer K-Rod on two-year deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a two-year deal with free-agent closer Francisco Rodriguez, CBS Sports first reported Thursday morning. FOX Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal has confirmed the report. The deal includes a team option for a third year. Rodriguez, 33, went 5-5 with a 3.04 ERA and 44 saves in 69 games for the Brewers last season. In his 13-season major-league career...
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Brewers bring back Fransico Rodriguez on two-year deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have given closer Francisco Rodriguez a two-year deal to return with the team. While the Brewers had been talking to the Philadelphia Phillies about a trade for Jonathan Papelbon, it always seemed that re-signing Rodriguez was the easier path. After posting a 3.04 ERA and a 73/18 K/BB ratio across 68 innings last season the Brewers will again ticket Rodriguez...
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Milwaukee Brewers Prospect Profile: Tyrone Taylor

Tyrone Taylor is ranked #93 by Baseball America in the top 100 prospects list. The Milwaukee Brewers farm system is ranked #26 by Baseball Prospectus and ranked at the top of their farm system by Baseball Prospectus is shortstop Orlando Arcia. Ranked #1 on the Brewers website is outfielder Tyrone Taylor who has a bit of a chance of being called up in September but remains...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
3 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...
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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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Correia Would Look Neat on Minor League Deal

Milwaukee traded longtime starter Yovani Gallardo for three young players in January.  The Brewers saved some money in the transaction and theoretically opened up a rotation spot for Jimmy Nelson. Unfortunately, the side effect of the Gallardo deal was that it seriously weakened the starting pitching depth for the club.  The Brewers now have question marks at the sixth starter...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers are giving away a Bud Selig bobblehead

I know Bud Selig is the man that brought the Brewers to Milwaukee, but I think the level of honor the Brewers are giving him after his retirement as MLB Commissioner is a little bit ridiculous. On May 31st, they’re giving away this 1970s era Selig bobblehead. Here's a sneak peek at the 1970s Selig Bobblehead. Tix go on sale this weekend: http://t.co/51m3K5srBQ pic.twitter.com...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers are giving away a Bud Selig bobblehead

I know Bud Selig is the man that brought the Brewers to Milwaukee, but I think the level of honor the Brewers are giving him after his retirement as MLB Commissioner is a little bit ridiculous. On May 31st, they’re giving away this 1970s era Selig bobblehead. Here's a sneak peek at the 1970s Selig Bobblehead. Tix go on sale this weekend: http://t.co/51m3K5srBQ pic.twitter.com...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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3 days ago  |  Discuss

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 622: 2015 Season Preview Series: Milwaukee Brewers by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

Ben and Sam preview the Brewers` season with J.P. Breen, and Sahadev talks to Brewers play-by-play broadcaster Joe Block (at 24:16).
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Could Sign K-Rod Soon

Francisco Rodriguez Expected To Sign Soon http://t.co/YqfdO46fr3 — MLB Trade Rumors (@mlbtraderumors) February 24, 2015 Much has been said about Francisco (“K-Rod”) Rodriguez this offseason, and most of it has been critical of his many home runs given up during the 2014 season.  While K-Rod did give up an unsavory 14 home runs last year in 68 innings, that number, despite...
Via Brewers Bar
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Gennett aims not to be left out at second base

MARYVALE, Ariz. -- There may not be anybody at the Milwaukee Brewers training complex more excited about the 2015 season than second baseman Scooter Gennett. One of the first position players to report to camp, the 24-year-old doesn't hide his love for the game or his enthusiasm for what lies ahead. "It's great to be here and to see the clubhouse filling up," said Gennett on the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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