If there’s one philosophy the Brewers have seemed to live by in recent years, it’s that you can never have enough good outfielders. That philosophy has certainly played out at the major league level and it’s looking like it may get that way in the minors as well.
Trade rumors and speculation surrounding elite MLB closer Josh Hader have become somewhat a holiday tradition for Brewers fans at this point. But one that made its way to the internet today was quite a whopper.
The holidays are here! And with shipping rates and times escalating, you need to start shopping for the Milwaukee Brewers fans in your life. If you’re like me, the sleigh bells are about to start ringing.
Milwaukee Brewers prospect watchers got a bit of a treat over the last few weeks as a handful of players competed in the Arizona Fall League. It was the first iteration of it since the 2020 season was cancelled for the league due to COVID-19.
Starting rotation, certain mid-season acquisitions, and high-leverage relievers propelled the Brewers in 2021. To paraphrase David Stearns, the Brewers experienced a wildly disappointing end to a wildly successful 2021 season.
He’ll come to camp as bullpen depth. The Milwaukee Brewers continued their flurry of early offseason transactions today, apparently trying to get as much work completed as possible before Mark Attanasio and the rest of MLB’s owners are expected to lockout the players when the Collective Bargaining Agreement expires.
If you remember Milwaukee Brewers in the 2000s well, and have vivid memories of the days of Ryan Braun and Prince Fielder being a “1-2 punch” in the middle of the Crew’s lineup, be prepared to feel old.
The deadline to protect Rule 5 eligible players from the draft by adding them to a team’s 40-man roster passed this last Friday afternoon. From a Milwaukee Brewers standpoint, they were quiet and for the first time in recent memory did not add any players.
After the team decided not to add any minor leaguers to the 40-man roster at the deadline to protect Rule 5 eligible players last week, the Brewers were left with five open roster spots to work with going forward.
The best prospects are either already on the 40-man or in the lower levels of the farm. Today was the deadline for organizations around Major League Baseball to add eligible players to their 40-man roster in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft.
He had been in charge of international scouting for the Brewers. It seems safe to say now that both of the top baseball decisionmakers for the Milwaukee Brewers — Baseball Operations president David Stearns and General Manager Matt Arnold — will both be staying with the franchise, for now.
Get ready for more Hader trade rumors, everyone’s favorite! It’s the MLB offseason, and Josh Hader is still on the roster with the Milwaukee Brewers, so it was only a matter of time until the trade rumors began swirling.