Brewers Rumors & News

  • Cards pound Brewers, tie for first in NL Central

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals have been in the playoffs 10 times in the previous 14 seasons so being in first place really matters to them only in September or occasionally in October. But, inasmuch as they hadn’t been there for the last 98 days this year, since April 5, their ascension to a tie for the lead in..." July 13

  • Holliday caps a remarkable Cards comeback against Brewers

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals, dead last by a lot in the National League in home runs, have had a landmark week in that department. On Monday and Tuesday, there were walk-off wins in the ninth inning via homers by Matt Adams and Kolten Wong after the club hadn’t had any of those in nearly three years. On..." July 12

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    #Brewers SS Jean Segura has left the team to travel to the Dominican Republic. His 9-month-old son passed away yesterday.

  • Phillies finish sweep of Brewers with crazy win

    CSN Philly "The Phillies are still buried in last place in the National League East and they need a high-powered telescope to see the top of the division. So, nobody of sane mind, or at least nobody who has seen this team play for the past year, will be fooled into thinking that a four-game sweep of the..." July 11

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    It's official. The #Brewers have signed 16-year-old Dominican shortstop Gilbert Lara.

  • Hernandez helps Phils beat Brewers again "There was thought, Ryne Sandberg said, to granting Roberto Hernandez a shot at his first complete game in almost a year. The sinkerballer limited Milwaukee to one run in eight innings Wednesday on 84 pitches. He attacked an aggressive lineup that has occupied first place for 92 straight days only..." July 10

  • Brown, Phillies slug way to win over Brewers

    CSN Philly "Domonic Brown says he knew nothing about general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.’s public criticism of the Phillies’ offense on Monday. Amaro’s call-out of the Phillies’ flaccid bat rack included a threat to make changes if certain unproductive hitters didn’t quickly become productive. You didn’t..." July 09

  • Strong outings from Hamels, Giles end Phils' skid

    CSN Philly "There will come a time in the coming weeks and months when the Phillies will reach an inevitable transition stage. Personnel changes will be made as the Phils try to reverse their losing ways and become a contender again. No matter what changes are made, it seems likely that Cole Hamels will..." July 08

  • Jay Bruce lifts Reds past Brewers, 4-2, to win series

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Jay Bruce snapped out of a career-high 0-for-26 skid with a bang. A big, big bang. Bruce's two-run home run in the eighth inning lifted the Reds to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers before a crowd of 27,923 at Great American Ball Park. The victory gave the Reds the series and was..." July 07

  • Matt Garza dazzles for Brewers in shutout victory over Reds

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Matt Garza's best performance in a Milwaukee Brewers uniform came in his first start for them on April 2. Until Saturday, that is. The right-hander dominated the Cincinnati Reds, tossing a complete-game, two-hit shutout to lead the Brewers to a 1-0 victory in front of 38,754 fans at Great..." July 06

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    Todd Rosiak @Todd_Rosiak

    Ryan Braun pulled due to lower-back spasms.

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Carlos Gomez had Ryan Braun pitch Gomez's candidacy for the HR Derby to NL captain Troy Tulowitzki. Gomez really wants to do it.

  • Hamilton, Simon shine as Reds down Brewers

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Reds manager Bryan Price was asked before Friday's game if the Reds would keep Alfredo Simon in the rotation for the rest of the season given that Simon is quickly approaching his career-high for innings. Price said the Reds would. A couple of hours later, Simon showed why. He went 7 1/3..." July 05

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    #Brewers MiLB 1B Hunter Morris will miss six weeks with a fractured right arm.

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    Todd Rosiak @Todd_Rosiak

    Ron Roenicke says plan is to have Khris Davis back in the lineup on Friday in Cincinnati. Davis said he's sore, but better than yesterday.

  • Jays trump Brewers in Jose Bautista's return to lineup

    Toronto Sun "Jose Bautista had a Canada Day present to the fans — himself. The Blue Jays slugger had been absent from the lineup — save for a pinch-hitting appearance on Sunday — for the past eight games after tweaking his right hamstring in Cincinnati but here he was back in the lineup as the DH. With..." July 02

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    Todd Rosiak @Todd_Rosiak

    Khris Davis with a left shoulder strain. Did it diving into second base. Day to day. #Brewers

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Khris Davis has exited the game. Was grabbing his left shoulder after the rundown in the last half-inning.

  • Carlos Gomez says he will be OK "Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez said Sunday his neck is OK after he had to leave Saturday night's game against the Colorado Rockies following an outfield collision with teammate Ryan Braun. Gomez left Saturday's 7-4 win over Colorado in the seventh with a neck strain after the..." June 29

  • Carlos Gomez delivers for Brewers against Rockies before suffering neck strain in collision

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Carlos Gomez gives. His first-inning three-run home run against Colorado carried the Milwaukee Brewers to yet another victory against the Colorado Rockies, this one, 7-4, Saturday at Miller Park. And Carlos Gomez was nearly taken away. In the seventh inning, the Brewers' centerfielder..." June 29

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Brewers SS Jean Segura left the game with leg cramps.

  • Ryan Braun's walk-off wins it this time for Brewers over Rockies

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers just keep on rolling at the expense of the Colorado Rockies. Ryan Braun's two-out single to center in the ninth inning lifted the Brewers to an exciting 3-2 victory Friday night at Miller Park, their fifth in as many games against the Rockies. The walk-off victory was..." June 28

  • Gennett, Davis power Brewers to victory over Nationals in series finale

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "No Ryan Braun? No Jonathan Lucroy? No Aramis Ramirez? No worries. With most of their big guns getting the day off following the 16-inning marathon that had ended roughly 12 hours earlier, the Milwaukee Brewers got all the offense they needed from two of their talented youngsters Wednesday at..." June 26

  • Zimmerman's homer lifts Nats over Brewers in 16

    CSN Washington "Ryan Zimmerman's two-run home run in the 16th inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Zimmerman hit a 2-0 pitch off Mike Fiers (0-1) over the wall in left field to score Adam LaRoche for the Nationals fourth consecutive win. Tyler..." June 25

  • In second start back from DL, Gonzalez impressive in 3-0 victory

    Washington Post "This season has been trying for Washington Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez. His performance hasn’t been up to his usual standard or ability. He landed on the disabled list for the first time in his seven-year major league career, his inflamed left shoulder betraying him and forcing him to miss a..." June 24

  • Brewers continue to rule on the road

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The kings of the road continue to roll. Riding some early offense, a solid performance from their bullpen and another miraculous gift from the baseball gods — this time in the form of a ninth-inning Corey Dickerson pratfall — the Milwaukee Brewers closed out a tremendous road trip with a wild..." June 23

  • Bizarre baserunning play highlights Brewers' victory over Rockies

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Just two games in, and the Milwaukee Brewers' series with the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field has already become one of their most entertaining in recent memory. Less than 24 hours after outlasting the Rockies in a marathon slugfest, the Brewers rode the momentum of one of the most bizarre..." June 22

  • Brewers prevail over Rockies in Mile-high slugfest

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Pitching knowing that your spot in the starting rotation might be hanging in the balance is pressure enough. Doing so at Coors Field? That's a different matter entirely. Yet that was the situation Marco Estrada found himself in Friday night. And, save for an early barrage by the Colorado..." June 21

  • Gallardo shuts down Diamondbacks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Yovani Gallardo is back in a groove, and that's a very good thing for the Milwaukee Brewers. The right-hander turned in his third consecutive strong start Thursday afternoon, limiting the Arizona Diamondbacks to five hits and one run over seven innings to lead the way in a 4-1 victory at Chase..." June 20

  • Power Hitting prospect Yasmani Tomas defects from Cuba

    Baseball America "Yasmani Tomas, one of the top young power hitters in Cuba and a member of the national team, has left the island to pursue a contract with a major league team, Baseball America has learned. The Cuban newspaper Granma also confirmed that Tomas had left the country. Tomas is 23 and has played..." June 20

  • The union does not plan on pushing for or agreeing to a smokeless tobacco ban

    Hardball Talk "Ken Rosenthal spoke to Tony Clark, head of the MLBPA. The topic: smokeless tobacco. Tony Gwynn was a personal hero of Clark’s, and Rosenthal asked him if Gwynn’s death — almost certainly caused by smokeless tobacco use — was enough to get the union to either push for or agree to a ban on smokeless..." June 20

  • Tony Campana's RBI single lifts Arizona Diamondbacks over Milwaukee Brewers

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks recorded nine hits Wednesday evening, but the last was the most important as Tony Campana's walkoff single scored Martin Prado from third for Arizona's first win of the series against the Brewers. Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said after the game that it was the perfect..." June 19

  • Brewers trade pitcher Brad Mills to A's for $1 (yes, a dollar)

    Yahoo! Sports "It's obvious what happened. Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane and Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin sat down with each other recently for a screening of the original "Robocop" and it inspired them to make a trade. And that deal is Milwaukee sending left-hander Brad Mills..." June 19

  • Brewers beat D-Backs on Jonathan Lucroy's clutch grand slam

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Maybe all the Milwaukee Brewers needed was a little bit of a wakeup call. After being unable to put together much of an offense in the first six innings of their game with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night at Chase Field, they erupted in a big way in the seventh. Sparked by Jonathan..." June 18

  • Athletics acquire left-handed pitcher Brad Mills from Brewers "The Oakland Athletics have acquired left-handed pitcher Brad Mills from the Brewers in exchange for cash considerations, the clubs have announced. Mills, 29, is 3-3 with a 7.76 ERA in 15 big-league appearances in parts of four seasons, though he hasn't pitched in the majors since 2012, when he..." June 17

  • Wily Peralta stays calm as Crew rallies for win

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A rough opening wasn’t enough to rattle Wily Peralta. Making his first start since leaving the Milwaukee Brewers for a few days to tend to a family matter in the Dominican Republic, the big right-hander shook off a rocky initial two frames en route to posting a solid seven-inning outing Monday..." June 17

  • Reds offense erupts in win over Brewers

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Another day, another bullpen meltdown. But this time it was the Brewers' bullpen that couldn't get the job done, as the Reds scored five times in the eighth inning and three more times in the ninth to beat Milwaukee 13-4 and take the three-game series against the division-leading..." June 15

  • Braun snaps out of slump with clutch homer in 4-2 win over Reds

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Nobody had to tell Ryan Braun he hadn't been swinging the bat well. "The last week or two, my swings probably fluctuated somewhere between terrible and awful," said the Milwaukee Brewers' star rightfielder. That changed in a big way Saturday night when Braun snapped out of a 7-for-43 skid..." June 15

  • After blowing lead, Reds pull out win over Brewers

    Cincinnati Enquirer "It wasn't a come-from behind win, but it sure felt like it. After giving up a four-run lead in the seventh, Billy Hamilton doubled in Zack Cozart in the top of the ninth to give the Reds a 6-5 victory over the Brewers in the first game of the three-game series at Miller Park against the..." June 14

  • Four-run 13th inning lifts Brewers to win

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "If you're going to play extra innings, especially on a getaway day, you might as well win the game. Finally getting a timely hit from who else but Jonathan Lucroy, the Milwaukee Brewers did just that Thursday night. His home run down the left-field line in the 13th off Carlos Torres lifted..." June 13

  • Brewers 3, Mets 1: Wily Peralta pitches a gem

    Brew Crew Ball "For the second consecutive night, a Brewers starting pitcher was outstanding at allowing very few walks. Last night, Marco Estrada still managed to give up six earned runs because of his unholy ability to allow home runs. Tonight, Wily Peralta was a bit more effective. Peralta managed to pitch..." June 12

  • Teagarden’s grand slam helps Mets snap six-game skid

    New York Post "Maybe if the Mets had gotten more hits like the one Taylor Teagarden delivered Tuesday, Terry Collins wouldn’t be having conversations with general manager Sandy Alderson about his job status. Teagarden’s sixth-inning grand slam helped the Mets end a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over..." June 11

  • Yovani Gallardo gets the job done for Brewers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers' 1-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday at PNC Park was a definite nod to their pitching. In a game that had a playoff feel to it, starter Yovani Gallardo threw a season-high 121 pitches in battling through seven shutout innings, allowing four hits and a walk..." June 09

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    Jim Callis @jimcallisMLB

    2nd-rder Monte Harrison, @Brewers agree to terms for $1.8 mil. Pick value = $1,100,300. Missouri HS OF, tremendous athlete. @MLBDraft

  • Matt Garza's strong start sets stage for Brewers win over Pirates

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers responded to a beat-down at the hands of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night by delivering one of their own on Saturday afternoon. Matt Garza delivered a much-needed quality start, and the offense came alive for five runs over the final two innings en route to a 9-3..." June 08

  • Pirates rout 1st-place Brewers

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Who needs Gregory Polanco? Not the Pirates. Well at least not Friday in a Pirates' 15-5 rout of the first-place Brewers. Polanco did not have a locker in the Pirates' clubhouse Friday. He was not to be found in right field at PNC Park after several reports earlier this week had the club's top..." June 07

  • Nebraska WR signee Monte Harrison picked No. 50 in MLB Draft "Monte Harrison, a four-star wide receiver committed to Nebraska , was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers as the No. 50 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday night. Harrison signed with Nebraska to play football and baseball, and now both Bo Pelini and Cornhuskers baseball..." June 06

  • Brewers avoid three-game skid, beat Twins 8-5

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Sometimes, you have to give your pitchers some help. The Milwaukee Brewers' pitching, which carried the team through a blazing-hot start, was fraying around the edges a bit during a four-game, two-city interleague confrontation with the Minnesota Twins. Not to worry. With Carlos Gomez, Khris..." June 06

  • Arcia's bat lifts Twins to another win over Milwaukee

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Ricky Nolasco threw 89 decent, good or great pitches Wednesday night, mostly the latter, and one really bad one. With that kind of ratio, he’s not going to obsess over the baseball that landed 400 feet away. Especially since Oswaldo Arcia hit one that might have traveled farther. “I’m not..." June 05

  • Brewers, Mariners, mystery team eye Morales after Yanks asked for time "The MLB Draft has long seemed to be a key moment for Kendrys Morales, and with agent Scott Boras recently declining to OK the Yankees' request to wait a few days while they monitor the progress of Carlos Beltran and especially Mark Teixeira before Morales signs, indications are that the free agent..." June 05

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