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Central Notes: Royals looking for arms; Liriano looking for a spot

The Royals would still like to add help in either the rotation or the bullpen, tweets USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, but their payroll is elevated to the point where they have very little room for further additions. As such, a reunion with still-lingering free agent Greg Holland seems “extremely remote,” Nightengale adds. Over the past couple of weeks, the Royals have signed Lucas...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson plans to travel with Crew during rehab

Rather than remain behind in extended Spring Training, Jimmy Nelson expects to take his rehab on the road with the Brewers at the start of the regular season.
10 days ago

Brewers Notes: Outfield, Vogt, Nelson, Braun, Aguilar

Much has been made of the Brewers’ crowded outfield and the potential need to trade someone from that mix, but manager Craig Counsell doesn’t see it that way. Speaking to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick, Counsell described a rotation of Ryan Braun, Lorenzo Cain, Christian Yelich, Domingo Santana and Eric Thames between the three outfield spots and first base that could still get everyone from...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers, Nationals, others still in on free agent pitching

Jake Arrieta, Alex Cobb and Lance Lynn are still free agents. But their market is starting to heat up again, according to Jon Morosi. In fact, up to six teams – including the Brewers and Nationals – are monitoring their status. The Nationals are favorites to take the NL East again this season while the Brewers look to build on their surprise 86-win season. But losing the Yu Darvish...
Via The Sports Post
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NL Notes: Braun could move to infield; Braves looking at third base options

A few notes from the National League… Alex Anthopoulos hasn’t made many headline-grabbing transactions this winter, his first as Atlanta’s GM, though he revealed Saturday that the Braves “kicked around trying to get a (number) one- or two-type starter.” They’re holding off on that for the time being, though, per the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Jeff Schultz, who relays that the...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 28, 2018  |  Discuss

Brewers' Nelson rehabbing 'ahead of schedule', Cardinals' Molina retiring after '20?

Brewers ace Jimmy Nelson is “way ahead of schedule” in his rehab from shoulder surgery, reports’s Adam McCalvy. The initial plan for Nelson had been to begin a throwing program at the beginning of Spring Training, but Nelson tells McCalvy that he’ll now begin throwing next week. Nelson credits his accelerated timeline to regular use of a hyperbaric chamber, improved conditioning...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 15, 2018  |  Discuss

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson will miss a chunk of 2018 season

The Milwaukee Brewers already knew that the playoff push and the postseason itself would not include Jimmy Nelson. According to general manager David Stearns, Nelson will miss part of 2018, as well.“The best-case scenario Jimmy told you guys was the doctor goes in there and it’s a relatively minor procedure, and he has the potential to be back at the front end of next year. That...
Via Sportsnaut
September 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Brewers lose ace Jimmy Nelson for rest of season

The Milwaukee Brewers’ playoff hopes took a big hit on Friday night in the form of an injury to their ace pitcher.The team confirmed Saturday that their ace right-hander, Jimmy Nelson, will miss the remainder of the season due to a strained rotator cuff and partial labrum tear in his right shoulder suffered when he was sliding back into first base against the Chicago Cubs on Friday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Ace and Kinesiologist, Jimmy Nelson

PITTSBURGH — The Brewers are probably the greatest surprise among the league’s 30 teams this season. The club remains atop the NL Central for a number of reasons — the triumphant return of Eric Thames to the States, a breakout year from Travis Shaw. Among Milwaukee’s 25-man roster, however, the player most directly responsible for the team’s success is probably Jimmy Nelson, who...
Via Fangraphs
July 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Brewers could land Sonny Gray?

The market for Sonny Gray is heating up, but one dark horse team may be lurking in the shadows.Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, one of the most plugged-in reporters in the business, says on Friday that the Milwaukee Brewers could land the Oakland A’s righty. Heyman appears to base his conjecture on Gray’s close connection with Brewers pitching coach Derek Johnson from back in his Vanderbilt...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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