Series Preview: The Chicago Cubs visit Miller Park
The Cubs play the Brewers in a 3-game series over the weekend. What follows is loosely related to that topic.
I have a confession to make: I am absolutely terrified of the future Cubs. I have revealed this to Cub-fan friends and I think they have a hard time taking me seriously when I say it; that's...
Brandon Kintzler activated from disabled list, Brewers option Alfredo Figaro to minors
The return of Kintzler should bolster an already-very good Brewers' bullpen.
As expected, Brandon Kintzler¬†has been activated off the disabled list and will be available in tomorrow's series opener against the Cubs.
Kintzler had been out of action with a slight strain in his rotator cuff...
Here's a big map showing the percentage of people who like different MLB teams by zip code
At least, according to the likes on Facebook.
The New York Times has a pretty neat little map up today.
Basically what this map tells us is the percentage of Facebook users in each zip code around the nation who like different teams, ...
What we learned: April 24, 2014
Today's lessons include the problems with Khris Davis, the chances of Carlos Gomez delaying a suspension, and more.
Brewers 5, Padres 2
It was unlikely heroes that led the Brewers on Wednesday. ¬†The offense got a jolt from Jean ...
Brewers 5, Padres 2: Segura and Davis break through
The Brewers have now won five out of seven series this year, with the Cubs coming up next.
Win: Kyle Lohse (4-1) Loss: Tyson Ross (2-3) Save: Francisco Rodriguez (9)
HR: Jean Segura (1), Khris Davis (2)
Overbay in lineup as Brewers take on Padres in series finale
The rest of the lineup is pretty much status-quo.
SAN DIEGO PADRES MILWAUKEE BREWERS
Everth Cabrera - SS
Carlos Gomez suspension: Can his appeal last until Logan Schafer returns?
Based on the precedence of a handful of appeals over the past couple years, there is a possibility Logan Schafer will be eligible to return before Carlos Gomez serves his suspension.
I admit, I was the first to think that any appeal would only last a few days before Gomez is forced to sit three (or fewer, if he wins any leeway) games. I assumed that Gomez would at least serve a gam...
Were the Brewers wrong about Khris Davis?
Last year Khris Davis killed it for the Brewers, but so far this season he's scuffled. Can he bounce back or were expectations too high?
I was beating the Khris Davis drum all winter. When the Br...
What we learned: April 23, 2014
Today's lessons include suspensions from the Brewers-Pirates fight, the end of Johnny Hellweg's season, and more.
Padres 2, Brewers 1
It was a pitchers duel yesterday, with both pitching staffs allowing only on...
Padres 2, Brewers 1: Crew goes down in extras
Scooter Gennett provided the only Brewer scoring of the night in a 12-inning loss.
W: Roach, 1-0
L: Figaro, 0-1
HR: Gennett (1), Headley (2)
WPA Game Recap
Johnny Hellweg suffers UCL injury: Tommy John surgery likely
Hellweg was the Brewers' third-ranked pitching prospect coming into 2014, though he has struggled mightily with control.
The Brewers farm system was ranked as one of the worst in baseball coming in to the 2014 season. Unfortunately, it's looking like it will take another...
Carlos Gomez appeals suspension and is in tonight's lineup, Martin Maldonado begins serving suspension
Carls Gomez will appeal MLB's suspension and play until the appeal is done, while Martin Maldonado will be unavailable for the next five games.
As promised yesterday, Carlos Gomez has decided to appeal his three game suspension that was handed down earlier today by MLB. He will not begin to serve it until the appeal process is done, and is in tonight's lineup:
Poll: Does Carlos Gomez need to tone it down?
We want to hear what you think about the Brewers exciting, but occasionally frustrating, center fielder!
Carlos Gomez has officially been suspended for three games for his role in the Brewers and Pirates fight during Sunday's series' finale.
Of course, that fight was not the first time that Gomez has gotten into it with players of the opposing team. Last year, ...
Pirates and Brewers fight: Carlos Gomez suspended 3 games, Travis Snider for 2, Russell Martin gets 1
Major League Baseball announced the full suspensions stemming from Easter Sunday's fight between the Pirates and Brewers.
Major League Baseball officially announced suspensions for the Brewers and Pirates brawl Sunday afternoon in the two team's series finale.
Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez received a three game ban, joining backup catcher Martin Maldonado who...
Brewers and Pirates fight: Martin Maldonado suspended 5 games, per report
Maldonado came out of the dugout and laid a good one on Pirates' outfielder Travis Snider during a fight between Milwaukee and Pittsburgh in Sunday's series finale.
Brewers backup catcher Martin Maldonado has been issued a five-game suspension for his role in the Milwaukee/Pittsburgh brawl on Easter Sunday, reports
What we learned: April 22, 2014
Today's lessons include the Brewers-Pirates fight, a bullpen addition, the second base platoon, and revisiting some first base trade rumors.
Brewers 4, Padres 3
The Brewers struck early last night, putting up three runs on a...