Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers – Game 128

To say that this series is meaningful is a ******* understatement.  Sadly, the past ten games have really put the Pirates in a very disagreeable position in regards to the division.  Six behind the Brewers and 4.5 behind the Cardinals.  What a pity, they were doing so well. Regardless, the Pirates really suck against the NL Central.  Sitting at 22-30 they are the only team with...
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Brewers broadcasters buy fan beer after he loses foul ball

A cold beer at a baseball game is one of life's greatest experiences. A cold beer at a baseball game also costs a little less than a monthly car payment, so it's basically like liquid gold when you're taking in the national pastime. So if you were to lose a full beer at a baseball game, that would kind of suck. On Tuesday, a Milwaukee Brewers fan found himself in that...
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Deal for Matt Garza Looking Good for Brewers

The contracts given to Ubaldo Jimenez, Ricky Nolasco and Matt Garza by the Orioles, Twins and Brewers, respectively, were remarkably similar. Each called for at least four years and roughly $12.5 million per year, then the going rate for what the offseason market deemed to be middle-tier but still highly valuable starters. The deal between Jimenez and the Orioles looks to be a straight...
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Gennett's bat an asset for Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- It has been a little over a year since Scooter Gennett became a regular in the big leagues, and if the Milwaukee Brewers second baseman has proven anything it is that he can hit at baseball's highest level. Gennett carries a .322 batting average with 13 home runs and 59 RBI in 152 games since taking over the bulk of the playing time at second base following Rickie...
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Brewers Injury Update: Matt Garza, Kyle Lohse, Jim Henderson

Milwaukee Brewers starters Kyle Lohse and Matt Garza should both be returning to the rotation in time to help the team in another close NL Central battle. The same can't be said of reliever Jim Henderson, who has undergone shoulder surgery after a difficult season in which he has never really been able to find his form or his's Adam McCalvy reports that...
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Fill-in Fiers making a pitch for Brewers rotation

MILWAUKEE (AP) Mike Fiers is making an impression filling in for the injured Matt Garza in the Milwaukee Brewers' starting rotation. Fiers is 3-0 with a 0.86 ERA in three starts since being called up from the minors two weeks ago and Garza is on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his rib cage. Fiers has 25 strikeouts and three walks in that span for the NL Central leaders...
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Jonathan Lucroy, Catcher Framing, and the NL MVP

Three years ago, the BBWAA opened their doors to FanGraphs; currently, four of our writers are members, including David Laurila, Eno Sarris, Carson Cistulli, and myself. Having that access has allowed David and Eno to do really interesting work in combining data with comments from the players, including Eno’s piece on Jacob deGrom from this […]
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Brewers Broadcasters Buy Fan Beer After He Loses His To Foul Ball (Video)

A cold beer at a baseball game is one of life’s greatest experiences. A cold beer at a baseball game also costs a little less than a monthly car payment, so it’s basically like liquid gold when you’re taking in the national pastime. So if you were to lose a full beer at a baseball game, that would kind of suck. On Tuesday, a Milwaukee Brewers fan found himself in that exact...
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WATCH: Brewers fan loses beer, broadcasters buy him another

Your browser does not support iframes.A Milwaukee Brewers fan lost his beer while trying to catch a foul ball during Wednesday's game against Toronto, but the Brewers broadcast booth was nice enough to send him another one. It happened in the top of the second as Blue Jays batter Josh Thole slapped a foul ball into the third base stands. The unfortunate Brewers fan had a beer...
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Brewers broadcast crew buys beer for fan who lost one because of foul ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. When at the stadium taking in a baseball game, there’s always the potential danger of a ball flying into the crowd. During Wednesday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Milwaukee Brewers, one gentleman received an up close reminder of what can happen in such an instance. During the […]
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Nelson, Brewers fail to 'get it done' in setback to Blue Jays

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers were one out away from escaping the fifth inning with the lead, one out away from keeping the game tied in the sixth and one out away from entering their last at-bat trailing by just two runs. Instead, Toronto came through with seven RBI with two outs over the final five innings Wednesday, as the Blue Jays snapped Milwaukee's five-game winning...
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Blue Jays slug their way to victory, end Brewers' win streak at 5

  The Toronto Blue Jays are heading home with a sense of relief. Outslugging one of the best teams in the National League can ease the sting of a 2-6 road trip. Jose Bautista's three-run homer capped a five-run sixth inning and Toronto snapped the Milwaukee Brewers' five-game winning streak with a 9-5 victory Wednesday. It's time to start chipping away again in the American...
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Streaking Brewers retire last 24 batters; Beat Blue Jays 6-1

The Milwaukee Brewers have certainly carved their way into the national headlines over the past week. Fresh off a series sweep of the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers, the National League’s top dogs were poised to pick up where they left off in LA when they returned home to begin a three game set with the Toronto Blue Jays. And what happened back on their Wisconsin soil Tuesday...
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Phenomenal Fiers flummoxes Blue Jays, Brewers win 6-1

Inning the First Mike Fiers picked up right where he left off with a strikeout to Jose Reyes. He got a flyout before issuing a walk to Jose Bautista. It wouldn't hurt the Brewers as he immediately proceeded to strike out Edwin Encarnacion on 3 pitches. The Brewers offense picked up right where it left off as well. Three non-consecutive doubles from Carlos Gomez, Jonathan Lucroy...
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Brewers Tuesday: Henderson has successful surgery

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers reliever Jim Henderson underwent successful right shoulder surgery Tuesday morning to clean up the rotator cuff and labrum. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida and is expected to carry a rehab time of four months. Henderson last pitched May 1 in Cincinnati when he allowed five earned runs in a loss to the Reds. He was placed on...
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Jonathan Lucroy Becoming the New Face of the Milwaukee Brewers

Thanks to his breakout 2014 season, Jonathan Lucroy is quickly supplanting Ryan Braun as the face of the Milwaukee Brewers franchise. Before his overturned positive PED test in 2012 and suspension as a result of the Biogenesis scandal last year, it would’ve been unimaginable that anybody would pass Braun as the franchise’s most valuable player. After all, Braun – who signed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fiers Burning Brightly for Brewers

The idea that starting pitching depth wins championships should surprise no one. While the front of the Brewers’ rotation appears capable of matching up with any team in the National League, it remains to be seen whether the back of the staff can hold suit. To that end, Milwaukee recently returned Mike Fiers to the big-league rotation. The right-hander has impressed so far, posting...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers sweep Dodgers; take over top record in NL

Call it the “broom stroke heard round the world.” The NL Central leading Milwaukee Brewers made perhaps their biggest statement of the season this weekend, sweeping the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers in Chavez Ravine to take over the top record in the National League as baseball reaches its dog days of August. It began Friday night when the Brew Crew doubled up former teammate...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Aramis Ramirez dealing with minor hamstring tightness

Originally, when Aramis Ramirez left Sunday's game early, it was said to just be a manager's decision, but Tom Haudricourt is now reporting that Ramirez is dealing with some hamstring tightness.Though we were told Aramis Ramirez did not depart with an injury Ron Roenicke said he did have some slight hamstring tightness.— Tom (@Haudricourt) August 17, 2014 With two off...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez, Jonathan Lucroy Keeping Brewers atop NL Central

In one the season’s biggest surprises, the Milwaukee Brewers are enjoying a three game lead in the National League Central division. While 2014 was supposed to be the St. Louis Cardinals‘ year, Milwaukee’s convincing lead makes them the favorite to take home the division crown. The Brew Crew has been lead by two MVP candidates, Carlos Gomez and Jonathan Lucroy. The 28 year...
Via Baseball News Source
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers 7, Dodgers 2: A Game That Was Over Before It Started

You know, after Dan Haren was surprisingly decent his last two times out, you had to wonder when the other shoe was going to drop. That’s what happened today, as Haren lasted all of three innings, allowing six runs — only three earned, thanks to Adrian Gonzalez‘ error — and getting through exactly zero of them unscathed. The second batter of the game, Jonathan Lucroy, homered...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers belong in the playoffs

The first two games of the series between the Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers have been playoff previews. The Brewers have won both in different ways, but the results, especially the one this evening, point to an obvious conclusion: the Milwaukee Brewers belong in the playoffs this year. Last night, Milwaukee ran into a Zack Greinke buzz saw. They managed only two hits...
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Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy calls out Aaron Rodgers

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy called Aaron Rodgers out. To complete what has become a social media phenomenon, that is, as he challenged him to complete the “Ice Bucket Challenge” to strike out ALS. Rodgers is a good sport and humbly accepted Lucroy’s challenge. Watch the video below and see who Rodgers challenged to complete the stunt. You may also be interested...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Kyle Lohse, Jim Henderson, Tyler Thornburg

This week the Milwaukee Brewers not only saw starting pitcher Kyle Lohse leave his start early, but they received disappointing news about to other pitchers, too.  Pitchers Tyler Thornburg and Jim Henderson are going to be shut down for the remainder of the season. Brewers beat writer, Adam McCalvy, said that while neither had a set back, Gord Ash stated that neither was progressing...
Via MLB Injury News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Jean Segura leaves with hand contusion

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura exited last night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after bruising his hand while breaking up a double play.  The injury came as he deflected a transfer throw with his hand.They now tell us #Brewers SS Jean Segura left game with bruised right hand after getting hit by relay trying to break up DP.— Tom (@Haudricourt) August 16...
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