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Peralta expects to make next start

  Wily Peralta was prematurely lifted from his last start, but doesn't expect to miss his next one. “I think I'm going to be OK," Peralta told Brewers.com. "I'm going to play catch and see how it feels and do my treatment." Just as Peralta expects to make his next start, so do the Brewers. Brewers manager Craig Counsell said part of the reason he removed Peralta was precautionary...
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Confessions of a die-hard Milwaukee Brewers fan

The Milwaukee Brewers have really been trying my patience this season. I expected a lot more out of them at this point, but instead I’m looking at a team in dead last in the NL Central. The NL Central is one of the most competitive divisions we have in the MLB, and being behind more than 11 games is a bleak situation indeed. Firing Ron Roenicke was an excellent decision, as I...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peterson's 11th-inning single lifts Braves past Brewers

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jace Peterson's single to left field drove in Alberto Callaspo from third base, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in 11 innings on Saturday. Peterson hit the first pitch from Brandon Kintzler (0-1) toward the gap in left-center field. Left fielder Ryan Braun and center fielder Carlos Gomez didn't bother to field the ball as Callaspo...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brewers getting calls regarding Mike Fiers

The Milwaukee Brewers have a number of trade assets that will intrigue teams throughout the league such as Jonathan Lucroy, Kyle Lohse, Matt Garza, Jean Segura and even Aramis Ramirez, but they have another player that is getting interest.Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com reports that the Brewers “are drawing interest from other clubs” in right-handed pitcher Mike Fiers, but that...
Via Baseball Essential
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peterson's 11th-inning single lifts Braves past Brewers, 3-2

ATLANTA (AP) Jace Peterson's single to left field drove in Alberto Callaspo from third base, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in 11 innings on Saturday. Peterson hit the first pitch from Brandon Kintzler (0-1) toward the gap in left-center field. Left fielder Ryan Braun and center fielder Carlo Gomez didn't bother to field the ball as Callaspo scored...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Braun powers Brewers to easy win over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night. On a day that began with Major League Baseball suspending reliever Will Smith eight games for using a foreign substance to doctor his pitches, Milwaukee wasted little time beating up on Braves starter Eric Stults...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers storm past Atlanta, 11-0

ATLANTA (AP) -- Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night. On a day that began with Major League Baseball suspending reliever Will Smith eight games for using a foreign substance to doctor his pitches, Milwaukee wasted little time beating up on Braves starter Eric...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers Cannot Afford 8-Game Suspension for Will Smith

Through the first 5 1/2 innings on Thursday night, Milwaukee and Atlanta battled a 1-1 game. Gerardo Parra got thrown out at 2nd on a Ryan Braun sacrifice fly that scored Carlos Gomez, and the Brewers ran themselves out of an opportunity in the 4th. When it comes to this team, fans need to take what they can get and at least appreciate the fact that the Brewers scored a run. The...
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Atlanta Braves get to the .500 mark with a rout of the Brewers

Through six innings, the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers were locked in at one run apiece, giving the look of another lackluster offensive performance by the bats of Atlanta. Out of nowhere the lucky number seven, which makes Craps players in Vegas millions of dollars, was also the lucky number for the Braves. It was not only the seventh inning, but they scored seven runs...
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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith suspended 8 games

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY SportsMilwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his arm on Thursday. Braves’ manager Fredi Gonzalez pointed out the substance to umpire crew chief Jim Joyce who examined Smith’s arm.  Smith was ejected in the seventh inning. Smith said that the substance on his...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Keep Wearing Your Brewers Gear / Watch Most of Every Game…a personal message from the heart

…and, this personal message is on a facebook page, because that is how primitive I happen to just be, just by the way. Just…whatever. [Again, here it is]  Also, turn off the HD (it will be activated when you play it, so, just hit “HD” to make the HD icon look more bright/bold, meaning HD is turned off. Terrible video, though, anyhow. So, it will not help that much to switch...
Via Brewers Bar
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Smith suspended 8 games for rosin, sunscreen on arm

ATLANTA (AP) Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign substance on his right arm during a game at Atlanta. Major League Baseball said Smith plans to appeal, so the penalty is on hold. Smith will be available for Friday night's game at the Braves. Smith, a left-hander, was ejected for having rosin and sunscreen on his right...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Will Smith suspended eight games for 'foreign substance'

Well, that didn’t take long. Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Will Smith received MLB’s punishment just one day after getting tossed for having a “foreign substance” on his arm on Thursday night. Per MLB Communications, Smith will receive an eight-game ban: Brewers pitcher Will Smith has received an 8-game suspension for having a foreign substance on his arm during last night's...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Explode in Seventh; Knock off Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers’ Gerardo Parra, left, is tagged out at second base by Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons as he tries to advance on a Ryan Braun fly ball in the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Going into the bottom of the seventh inning the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers were all tied up at one. Then...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers’ Will Smith Suspended Eight Games For Illegal Substance

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith has been suspended eight games for being found with a foreign substance on his forearm in Thursday’s evening’s Brewers/Braves contest, according to MLB Communications and multiple other reports. Smith has elected to appeal this ruling, meaning that he will be eligible to play until the appeal process is completed.On in relief of starter Matt...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy wouldn’t be a great fit for the Atlanta Braves

In this week’s fantastic Inside Baseball column by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, he revealed an interesting little nugget – the Atlanta Braves had asked the Milwaukee Brewers about catcher Jonathan Lucroy, but were rebuffed. Atlanta inquired about the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy but were told he is unavailable Lucroy, who turns 29 in June, is one of the best catchers in baseball...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy wouldn’t be a great fit for the Atlanta Braves

In this week’s fantastic Inside Baseball column by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, he revealed an interesting little nugget – the Atlanta Braves had asked the Milwaukee Brewers about catcher Jonathan Lucroy, but were rebuffed. Atlanta inquired about the Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy but were told he is unavailable Lucroy, who turns 29 in June, is one of the best catchers in baseball...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Braves inquire with Brewers regarding Jonathan Lucroy

The Atlanta Braves have been disappointed with the season 23-year-old catcher Christian Bethancourt has put up, both offensively and defensively, as he has hit .190 with zero home runs and five RBI. Bathancourt’s slow start has the Braves searching for a catcher on the trade market and they recently called a team regarding the availability of one of the games top catchers.Jon Heyman...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers’ Will Smith Ejected For Having Foreign Substance On Arm (Video)

Will Smith was gettin’ sticky with it Thursday night. The Milwaukee Brewers left-hander was ejected from a game against the Atlanta Braves after umpires investigated the southpaw and found a foreign substance on his right arm. The umpiring crew was tipped off by Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez who went to the umpiring crew in the bottom of the seventh inning and asked them to check...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Will Smith ejected for foreign substance on arm

Your browser does not support iframes. Will Smith came in from the Brewers bullpen in the seventh inning in relief of starter Matt Garza. However, Smith faced just one batter because he was ejected for having a foreign substance on his non-throwing arm. With the bases loaded, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez left the dugout to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers RP Smith ejected for allegedly having pine tar on arm

  Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected for allegedly having pine tar on his right forearm in the seventh inning Thursday night against the Atlanta Braves. With the bases loaded and one out and Atlanta leading 2-1, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez emerged from the dugout and asked the umpires to check if Smith had pine tar on his arm. After all four umpires gathered...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers pitcher Will Smith ejected after pine tar is spotted on arm

In the seventh inning of Thursday’s Brewers-Braves, Milwaukee reliever Will Smith was ejected in the seventh inning after Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez spotted some pine tar on Smith’s arm. The umpiring crew conferred, spotted the pine tar on Smith, and booted him from the game. Smith’s infraction wasn’t nearly as blatant as Michael Pineda’s violation last year, in which...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers pitcher Will Smith ejected after pine tar is spotted on arm

In the seventh inning of Thursday’s Brewers-Braves, Milwaukee reliever Will Smith was ejected in the seventh inning after Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez spotted some pine tar on Smith’s arm. The umpiring crew conferred, spotted the pine tar on Smith, and booted him from the game. Smith’s infraction wasn’t nearly as blatant as Michael Pineda’s violation last year, in which...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers' Smith ejected for allegedly having pine tar on arm

ATLANTA (AP) Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected for allegedly having pine tar on his right forearm in the seventh inning Thursday night against the Atlanta Braves. With the bases loaded and one out and Atlanta leading 2-1, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez emerged from the dugout and asked the umpires to check if Smith had pine tar on his arm. After all four umpires...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Counsell goes with an unusual lineup

  Those watching the Brewers on Thursday may have noticed that Luis Sardinas was batting ninth while starting pitcher Matt Garza was hitting eighth. While having a pitcher bat eighth isn't unheard of, it certainly is rare. So why did Brewers manager Craig Counsell – a relatively new manager – opt for the unique strategy? “Like I've said before, Carlos [Gomez] has a lot to...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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