San Diego Union-Tribune "In a few days, August will turn to September, the Padres will reinforce their pitching staff, and Odrisamer Despaigne will remain an enigma. The simplest explanation: Most teams have yet to see the Cuban defector, live and in person. The lingering, more complex question: When will we know..." August 28
CBSSports.com "The first-place Milwaukee Brewers won the claim on Justin Morneau, the current NL batting average leader, but were unable to acquire him. The Brewers made an offer of unknown players to the Rockies for Morneau after getting the claim, but Colorado apparently didn't believe it was good value for..." August 28
San Diego Union-Tribune "As hot hands go, Abraham Almonte is making quite a push to procure a good portion of the at-bats available in the increasingly crowded outfield in San Diego. Tyson Ross’ right hand, of course, is as hot as ever. The 25-year-old Almonte homered and reached based three times times to support..." August 27
RR said Matt Garza's bullpen went really well. He threw all his pitches and didn't feel anything in the oblique. Will go harder on Tuesday.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It had been 42 days since Pedro Alvarez last homered for the Pirates when he launched a 1-0 fastball over the left-field wall Saturday night at Miller Park in the fourth inning to turn the game on a dime. His next took less than 20 minutes. Alvarez hit two opposite-field home runs off Wily..." August 24
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Despite an eerie fog rolling in from Lake Michigan, Miller Park was no house of horrors for the Pirates Friday night. The Pirates chased Yovani Gallardo after five innings and plated runs in the second, third, fourth, fifth and eighth innings on the way to a decisive 8-3 win. They made no..." August 23
Toronto Star "Before the final game of a demoralizing eight-game road trip that has severely damaged the Blue Jays’ playoff aspirations, manager John Gibbons said there would be no “magic bullet” to snap his club out of their current funk. But when Jose Bautista lined his 23rd home run of the season into the..." August 21
Brew Crew Ball "Inning the First Mike Fiers picked up right where he left off with a strikeout to Jose Reyes. He got a flyout before issuing a walk to Jose Bautista. It wouldn't hurt the Brewers as he immediately proceeded to strike out Edwin Encarnacion on 3 pitches. The Brewers offense picked up right..." August 20
Madison.com "Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke said Clayton Kershaw pitched better Saturday night than he had six days earlier in beating the Brewers for his 11th consecutive victory. But eight strong innings from Yovani Gallardo and a two-run home run by Ryan Braun ended the streak Saturday night as the..." August 17
ESPN.com "Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Kyle Lohse will miss his scheduled start Tuesday because of a sore right ankle. Lohse left after three innings of Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Cubs with recurring discomfort in his right foot. "I'm not exactly sure when he goes back in. It's going to depend how..." August 16
Tyler Thornburg's & Jim Henderson's seasons are over. Thornburg had PRP injection in elbow. Henderson may be headed for shoulder surgery.
Madison.com "Lyle Overbay has found his niche with the Milwaukee Brewers, batting .444 as a pinch hitter. He drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning for a 6-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders. Overbay is now 8 for 18..." August 16
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Mike Fiers' remarkable resurgence continued Thursday afternoon. Making his second start in place of the injured Matt Garza, the 29-year-old righthander struck out a career-high 14 while allowing just three hits over six shutout innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a much-needed 6-2 victory..." August 15
CSN Chicago "Seven up, seven down for the Cubs starters. The Cubs rotation has rattled off seven quality starts in a row and beat the first-place Milwaukee Brewers behind a rookie pitcher for the second straight night Wednesday in a 4-2 win in front of 31,191 at Wrigley Field. Tsuyoshi Wada, the..." August 14
MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14
CSN Chicago "Kyle Hendricks has silenced the doubters to a whisper. The 24-year-old rookie has never been considered a top prospect because he doesn't have overpowering stuff, but he just keeps right on rolling. Tuesday night, Hendricks shut down the first-place Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-0 Cubs win in front..." August 13
Kyle Lohse tweaked his right ankle during his at-bat in the 3rd inning. He pitched the bottom of the 3rd inning but has now left the game.
SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13
Fox Sports Wisconsin "Maybe it was wishful thinking, but the possibility of right-hander Matt Garza returning to the Milwaukee Brewers after the minimum 15-day stay on the disabled list seemed too good to be true. As it turns out, it was an unrealistic expectation. Garza has yet to throw a baseball since a..." August 12
Madison.com "Mike Fiers finished eight brilliant innings with a strikeout, pumping his arms as he walked off the mound to a standing ovation. The right-hander’s first major league start in more than a year for the Milwaukee Brewers couldn’t have gone any better than the gem he threw in a 4-1 victory over..." August 10
Madison.com "Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh, then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve shortstop Justin..." August 09
Jonathan Lucroy has a sore hamstring. Minor, but #Brewers holding him out tonight as a precaution.
Madison.com "Wily Peralta even surprised himself with the company he keeps. Peralta became the first 14-game winner in the majors this season, earning his fifth straight victory and pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday. “That feels amazing, man,” Peralta said...." August 08
CSN Bay Area "Before Ryan Vogelsong threw a pitch Wednesday night at Miller Park, he knew that he’d have no right to complain about a lack of run support. And not only because the Giants scored three for him in the top of the first. Vogelsong ended that rally because he didn’t run out a soft, spinning..." August 07
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07
Minneapolis Star Tribune "Jordan Schafer, who had one single in July for the Braves, lined a fastball to right field in his first at-bat as a Twin on Tuesday night. Then he did something that makes his manager happy: He took off for second base. “I don’t know a whole heck of a lot about him, but the thing that jumped..." August 06
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Having already utilized the conventional with walk-off singles and home runs this season, the Milwaukee Brewers used a rare walk-off challenge to beat the San Francisco Giants, 4-3, on Tuesday night. First-base umpire Hal Gibson's safe call on a Joe Panik chopper with two outs in the top of the..." August 06
USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06
Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Brewers haven't made an official announcement yet but manager Ron Roenicke indicated on his weekly radio show Tuesday morning that it is likely right-hander Matt Garza will go on the disabled list with a left oblique strain. Garza left his start after six innings Sunday in St. Louis with..." August 05
CBSSports.com "Brewers right-hander Matt Garza was forced to exit Sunday's start with a left oblique strain, the team announced. He still needs to undergo tests, so the severity of the injury and a timetable for his return are unknown at this time. Garza, 30, threw only 71 pitches across six scoreless innings..." August 04
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The day of the 300-game winner in baseball may be long gone, and the day of the 200-game winner is nearly extinct with just two active hurlers over that level in Tim Hudson (213) and injured CC Sabathia (208). The next milepost is the 150-game winner, and there are only four more who are active..." August 04
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "An offensive explosion made Justin Masterson a winner in his first start with his new club, as the Cardinals smacked around Kyle Lohse to even this weekend series against the division leading Brewers, 9-7. With the win, the Cardinals improved to two games back of Milwaukee. The second-place..." August 03
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brewers left fielder Khris Davis is out of the starting lineup Saturday night agains the Cardinals but not because of the left calf tightness that forced him to exit the game in the seventh inning Friday night. Davis fouled a pitch off his leg in his previous at-bat but said he was fine Saturday..." August 02
Gerardo Parra makes first start for #Brewers tonight in LF. Khris Davis left last night's game with left calf tightness.
Jimmy Nelson (blister) scratched from his start tomorrow. Kyle Lohse will now start tomorrow and Matt Garza Sunday. Nelson Tuesday vs. SF.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Knowing they would have to face the two new hired guns of the St. Louis pitching staff before the series is done, the Milwaukee Brewers launched a pre-emptive strike against the Cardinals incumbent ace Friday night. Roughing up the usually indomitable Adam Wainwright like they never had before,..." August 02
Arizona Sports "The Arizona Diamondbacks' crowded outfield just got a little bit less so. The team announced it has dealt Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Mitch Haniger and pitcher Anthony Banda. Parra, 27, was hitting .259 with six home runs and 30 RBI for the D-backs this..." July 31
Tampa Bay Times "The Rays are playing for a lot these days, not just to continue their improbable climb back to .500 and into playoff contention but potentially to keep ace David Price and others from being traded. And they are playing like it, battling from behind for a second straight night to beat the NL..." July 30
Fox Sports Wisconsin "Balls fly into the second deck at Miller Park regularly during batting practice, as numerous big-league hitters have put on impressive displays over the years. But a 16-year-old? Gilbert Lara isn't ordinary for his age. The Milwaukee Brewers have invested $3.1 million in the Dominican..." July 29
CBSSports.com "The Brewers, a team with a history of being aggressive at the trade deadline, is among several teams to be making a play for Red Sox ace Jon Lester. Milwaukee, famous for acquiring CC Sabathia in July 2008, leads the NL Central by 1½ games. The Brewers have a top young pitcher in Jimmy..." July 29
Fox Sports "The Brewers, by defeating the Rays the next three days, could improve their chances in two different races. Their realistic bid for the NL Central title. And their unlikely bid to land Rays left-hander David Price. The Brewers are among the teams to express interest in Price, according to..." July 28
#Brewers manager Ron Roenicke giving 3B Aramis Ramirez planned day of rest. Can use mental break on 2-for-23 home stand, too. Might DH Mon.
No Scooter Gennett yet, either. Rickie Weeks once again playing 2B.
Fox Sports "Aside from the one stretch at the end of the first half of the season, the Milwaukee Brewers have been very good at putting frustrating losses behind them by bouncing back the following day. Bouncing back is exactly what closer Francisco Rodriguez and the Brewers did Saturday night, responding..." July 27
New York Post "Lucas Duda is a man on a mission. A night after establishing his career high for home runs in a season, the powerful first baseman delivered maybe his biggest hit of 2014, rescuing the Mets from an ugly defeat. Duda’s two-run homer in the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez quieted the..." July 26
#Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett out of starting lineup tonight as expected with right quadriceps tightness.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As quickly as things can fall apart for a major-league team, they can come back together. That's the way baseball is. Of course, the baseball gods tend to help those who help themselves, which the Milwaukee Brewers did Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park by taking a 5-1 victory over the..." July 24
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers used the long ball to maximum effect Tuesday night. They hit a season-high four home runs — all solo shots — with Jonathan Lucroy accounting for a pair. It was his second that powered the Brewers to a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park. The..." July 23