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KIRK NIEUWENHUIS RUMORS

Nieuwenhuis making case for increased at-bats

In a Brewers outfield still in flux, it seems Kirk Nieuwenhuis is beginning to emerge.
Via Brewers.com
2 days ago

The Case for Michael Reed as Brewers Center Fielder

Center field has been a black hole so far for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2016. The triumvirate of Keon Broxton, Ramon Flores, and Kirk Nieuwenhuis have so far combined for a .147/.247/.191 slash line with one home run through the season’s first 16 games. Their cumulative 22 wRC+ ranks the Brewers’ 26th out of the 30 teams in the MLB. The club decided this past week that they had...
Via BP Milwaukee
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 12 Recap: Pirates 9 Brewers 3

Best Play (WPA): With the team in an early 6-0 hole, the Brewers attempted to mount a rally in the fourth inning. Chris Carter singled home Scooter Gennett to score the first run of the game for Milwaukee. Ramon Flores followed that up with a walk to load the bases. After Juan Nicasio goaded Aaron Hill into a foul popup, Kirk Nieuwenhuis stepped in. Served up a two-strike fastball...
Via BP Milwaukee
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nieuwenhuis' homer lifts Brewers past Indians 5-4

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a two-run homer in the first inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Cleveland 5-4 on Sunday.Cleveland's Mike Napoli hit a three-run shot in the first inning against Brewers starter Chase Anderson. Yan Gomes followed with a drive to left for his second spring homer, lifting Cleveland's split-squad to a 4-2 lead.Anderson allowed five hits...
Via Associated Press
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

What Does Kirk Nieuwenhuis Offer?

The Brewers have brought in so many new faces this offseason, it’s hard to keep track of them all. On one day in December alone, they claimed three players on waivers: outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis, ostensibly-a-catcher Josmil Pinto, and first baseman Andy Wilkins. Pinto and Wilkins don’t have much experience — combined, they’ve accumulated 325 big-league plate appearances...
Via BP Milwaukee
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Kirk Nieuwenhuis and waiting for regression

With Juan Uribe still being hampered by his chest injury, news has come out that Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be on the roster for the NLDS. It stinks not having Uribe available. But for anyone who appreciates guys who bust their tail and maximize their talent, seeing Nieuwenhuis getting a chance to participate in the playoffs is a nice thing. By now, you probably know Nieuwenhuis...
Via Mets360.com
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Abreu designated for assignment, Kirk recalled

Guess who’s back New York Mets fans! That’s right Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been promoted for the third time this season. He will join the club as they begin their road trip in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. To make room for Nieuwenhuis, the Mets designated Bobby Abreu for assignment. Abreu had been with the team primarily as a bench player since Ike Davis was traded in April. He hit...
Via isportsweb.com
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Nieuwenhuis is Making the Most of His Latest Opportunity

One player who is really surprising me with his recent play is Kirk Nieuwenhuis. As I wrote last year on Mets Minors – Kirk was the forgotten man in the depth chart, a player whose star had fallen to the point where he didn’t even get a September call-up when the rosters expanded. But here he is, back with the team since his exile in Las Vegas ended in June, and playing like...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Nieuwenhuis replaces den Dekker

The New York Mets made a roster move on Wednesday when the team optioned Matt den Dekker back to Triple-A Las Vegas and recalled Kirk Nieuwenhuis for the second time this season. den Dekker was seeing regular playing time due to the injuries to Juan Lagares and Eric Young Jr. however now that Young has returned, den Dekker’s playing time had dried up. At Las Vegas he can ply everyday...
Via isportsweb.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Nieuwenhuis and other Mets battling for roster spots

We all know that there are things in life you just shouldn’t do. You should never text and drive, you should never get involved in a land war in Asia and you should never make roster decisions based solely on Spring Training stats. But there are reports that Terry Collins was tapping furiously on his phone while driving down the highway to get to the local Denny’s in time...
Via Mets360.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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