Jaymes Langrehr | Disciples of Uecker - Part 14

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Alex Gonzalez goes on paternity leave, Farris promoted

If you missed it in the hours after the Brewers’ loss to Atlanta on Friday night, Milwaukee made their first minor league call-up of the young season. Infielder Eric Farris was promoted to temporarily take the place of Alex Gonzalez, who is missing the rest… [More]

Talks with Zack Greinke break down, indefinitely “suspended”

While many fans have seemed to be optimistic when it came to re-signing Zack Greinke, the Brewers’ ability to keep the right-hander appears to have taken a hit Tuesday. According to General Manager Doug Melvin, contract talks with Greinke and his new agent Casey Close… [More]

Brewers claim reliever from Mets

You didn’t think Doug Melvin was done making moves just because he has his 25-man roster set, did you? According to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin, the Brewers plucked a former Mets reliever off waivers Thursday: Source: Josh Stinson claimed by Milwaukee Brewers. — Adam… [More]

Brewers choose Travis Ishikawa as 25th man

In a bit of a surprise move, the Brewers finalized their 25-man roster late Tuesday night by keeping first baseman Travis Ishikawa over infielder Brooks Conrad. Conrad will be assigned to Nashville. The move means Cesar Izturis is the only bench player on the Opening… [More]

Brewers Opening Day roster starts to take shape

Opening Day is about a week away, and the Brewers made a flurry of moves on Thursday as they continue to widdle down their roster. Taylor Green, Martin Maldonado and Zach Bradddock were optioned to Nashville, while non-roster invitee Cesar Izturis was told he will… [More]

Brewers set rotation to start 2012

Many people could have guessed it by looking at the spring schedule, but the Brewers made their starting rotation to start the season official on Wednesday. Yovani Gallardo will take the ball on Opening Day for the third straight season. He’ll be followed by Zack… [More]

[UPDATED] Brewers, Lucroy come to terms on five-year extension

Shaun Marcum may not be getting an extension offer from the Brewers anytime soon, but it appears Jonathan Lucroy is. According to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, Lucroy may be nearing a 4-5 year deal with Milwaukee. A deal is expected to… [More]

Contract talks with Marcum likely pushed to offseason

When it comes to working out long-term extensions, most of the attention lately has been on Zack Greinke, and understandably so. At his best, the former Cy Young winner would provide the Brewers a formidable 1-2 punch over the next few years that could be… [More]

Bob Uecker Gets a Miller Park Statue

You didn’t think a blog called Disciples of Uecker would pass up this story, did you? The Brewers announced Wednesday that Bob Uecker will be the fourth individual honored with a statue outside of Miller Park, joining Robin Yount, Hank Aaron and Bud Selig. Unlike… [More]

Brewers cut spring roster down to 40

The Brewers continued their roster cutdowns on Sunday, as the team announced they’re optioning Wily Peralta, Mark Rogers, and Disciples of Uecker favorite Michael Fiers: #Brewers today option pitchers Mike Fiers, Mark Rogers and Wily Peralta to Triple-A @nashvillesounds. — John H. Steinmiller (@jstein1981) March… [More]