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Game of the Year: Brewers vs Cardinals (7/11/14)

On Friday July 11, 2014, the Brewers welcomed the Cardinals into Miller Park to begin a big three-game series before the All-Star break. At 52-41, the Brewers were in first place, two games ahead of the Cards. A perch they had held for 89 consecutive… [More]

Jeff Bianchi outrighted to make room for Jimmy Nelson

Jimmy Nelson will make a spot start for the injured Yovani Gallardo on Sunday, and instead of sending down another pitcher to make room for Nelson, the Brewers outrighted infielder Jeff Bianchi to Triple-A Nashville. Bianchi has 72 hours to decide whether he’ll accept the… [More]

Brewers Camp Battles: Reserve Infielders

Let’s open up this Brewers Camp Battles post with a riddle, shall we? Q: What do you get when you mix a first base platoon with a second base platoon? A: Mixed emotions for Jeff Bianchi. As a general footnote, having any emotions whatsoever surrounding… [More]

The Brewers’ Busy Week: Free Agents, Arbitration, and Payroll

The Brewers were busy last week. The team landed Mark Reynolds, who, despite signing a minor league deal, is expected to compete and possibly platoon with Juan Francisco at first base. Left-handed reliever Zach Duke also signed a minor league contract with the club and… [More]

How Good are the Young Brewers Hitters? (Part II)

In last week’s installment, we looked at the 2013 partial-season performances of Khris Davis and Scooter Gennett — specifically, their walk rate, strikeout rate, and home run rate — to see what those stints told us about their actual ability. Even factoring in some regression… [More]

Saturn Nuts or Scary Stats?

On Sunday morning, I did something out of the ordinary and slept in. I walked my dogs then double-checked that everything was good to go with my fantasy baseball line-up. That’s when I saw that the Brewers game had started and the Crew was already… [More]

Brewers activate Jeff Bianchi, send Khris Davis down

Following Wednesday’s loss to the Pirates, the Brewers announced they were optioning Khris Davis down to Triple-A Nashville. Most people seemed to guess it meant Jeff Bianchi was ready to end his rehab assignment and come off the disabled list, and today we found out… [More]

Jeff Bianchi forced to pull out of WBC

The Brewers’ spring training bumps and bruises have taken another victim, as infielder Jeff Bianchi was forced to pull out of the World Baseball Classic due to groin tightness. Bianchi was expected to play for Italy in the WBC, and looking at Italy’s roster, he… [More]

Brewers represented by 14 players in WBC

The surprise was ruined weeks ago, but Ryan Braun and Jonathan Lucroy are officially members of Team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. The American team was announced this morning, with the rest of the world’s rosters being announced later this afternoon. Twelve other… [More]

Brewers DFA Kottaras, option Bianchi; Lucroy, Henderson up

The Brewers’ 25-man roster is going to look a lot different by this time next week. Already, the changes are coming. The Brewers announced Thursday afternoon that George Kottaras is being designated for assignment to make room for the returning Jonathan Lucroy, and infielder Jeff… [More]