BREWERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brewers' win in extras took shape in key 8th

There's no sport that's more stat-driven than baseball and that can lead to all kinds of number craziness. The Brewers' 3-2 win in 13 innings over the Braves on Wednesday night at Turner Field certainly fit the crazy quotient. The eighth inning alone will suffice to explain.
Via Brewers.com
1 hour ago

Peralta, Brewers set for their finale at Turner Field

Brewers right-hander Wily Peralta (2-5, 6.96 ERA) is set to square off against Braves righty Matt Wisler (2-3, 2.93) when the teams wrap up a three-game set on Thursday at Turner Field.
Via Brewers.com
3 hours ago

Villar's 2nd RBI lifts Brewers to victory in 13th

After facing the Braves' entire bullpen and the guy who had been scheduled to start on Saturday, the Brewers claimed a 3-2 victory courtesy of Jonathan Villar's go-ahead single in the 13th inning on Wednesday night at Turner Field.
Via Brewers.com
3 hours ago

Diamond in the Rough: Jonathan Villar’s Value

Everyone’s aware of how the Brewers are in the midst of a rebuilding process. David Stearns immediately began wheeling and dealing for young players with new names and faces that quickly permeated the roster. It’s definitely a unique time for both Brewers fans and management, as its been a number of years since both sides have experienced this deep of a rebuild. However, just...
Via Disciples of Uecker
11 hours ago

The Milwaukee Brewers could play “spoiler” in 2016

It can be hard to look at the positives of an organization like the Milwaukee Brewers who are in a full rebuild. However, Milwaukee is quietly hanging out at fourth in the National League Central and are just another reason why this division is arguably the toughest in the league. The division has been in the conversation for a World Series ever since David Freese and the St. Louis...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 45 Recap: Brewers 2 Braves 1

Tl;dr: Jimmy Nelson and Julio Teheran engaged in a pitcher’s duel, with the Brewers prevailing 2-1 as Scooter Gennett delivered the go ahead hit. Top Play (WPA): When you win 2-1 and the winning run scores in the 8th inning, you don’t need an advanced stat to prove that was the top play of the game. Gennett’s single off Bud Norris scored Jonathan Villar, and was worth .262...
Via BP Milwaukee
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Hey, it hasn’t been so bad thus far

For Milwaukee Brewers fans, the narrative for the 2016 season was already spelled out for them: it was not going to be a fun season, and a winning record would be a complete fantasy. The team is in full rebuilding mode, and fans would just have to stay patient until the team would be ready to compete in however many years from now. For myself, I bought the narrative. I knew going...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pitching Staff and the Rebuild

It’s no secret that the Brewers’ pitching staff has struggled tremendously this year: they rank last in baseball in DRA, are the only group to have posted negative WARP, and are leading only Cincinnati in FIP. And unfortunately for the Brewers, many of the culprits are young pitchers who the club was hoping to be able to build around. While last year blame could justifiably be...
Via BP Milwaukee
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Linked to Cuban OF Yadiel Hernandez

An updated story regarding Cuban outfielder Yadiel Hernandez broke yesterday, as he participated in a private workout with the Miami Marlins.  However, the piece written by Ben Badler and published on Baseball America had a very interesting tidbit at the end: a total of four teams had been connected to the International Free Agent.  Among that list (Rockies, Marlins, and Diamondbacks...
Via Disciples of Uecker
1 day ago

Game 44 Recap: Mets 3 Brewers 1

Best & Worst Play: It turns out that Noah Syndergaard fella can pitch pretty well. Across seven innings, he allowed a lone run on six hits and no walks, while piling up 11 strikeouts. Once the Mets took the lead with a two-run fourth inning, the Brewers’ win expectancy never rose above 40 percent. The closest the Brewers came to a comeback was in the seventh inning, Syndergaard’s...
Via BP Milwaukee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers fall to Mets despite first career homer from Flores

NEW YORK -- David Wright singled home the winning run on a 3-0 pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Mets rallied past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Saturday.Curtis Granderson hit his latest leadoff homer for the Mets, and Yoenis Cespedes tied the score in the sixth with a two-run shot that chased rookie starter Zach Davies.That got Jacob...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Guerra whiffs 11, Nieuwenhuis hits big HR as Brewers take series from Cubs

MILWAUKEE -- Junior Guerra struck out a career-high 11, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Chris Carter homered and the Milwaukee Brewers slowed the Chicago Cubs with a 5-3 victory Thursday.Jason Hammel (5-1) allowed four runs and five hits in six innings. He had been 8-0 with a 2.37 ERA in 11 career starts against the Brewers. Chicago, a big-league best 28-11, has lost three times in a four-game...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun out for 2nd consecutive game with back stiffness

MILWAUKEE-- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun missed his second consecutive game against the Chicago Cubs on Thursday because of back stiffness.Manager Craig Counsell said that Braun is getting multiple treatments per day."We hope we'll have him back this weekend," Counsell said.Counsell has said the 32-year-old slugger might need periodic days off to rest.Braun, who underwent...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers trade rumors: Braun and Lucroy on the move?

Buyers and sellers are among some of the great debates during the summer of the Major League Baseball season, and the Milwaukee Brewers are front and center. With a tough National League Central, it isn’t likely that the Brewers will end up in a pennant race. With that being said, Milwaukee’s stars Johnathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun are possible trade pieces down the stretch of...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

JT Realmuto has home run taken away after passing base runner (Video)

Coming into Monday’s game against the Brewers, Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto had two home runs on the young season. In the second inning, he hit number three. Unfortunately, Realmuto doesn’t get credit for it. The video evidence shows Realmuto hitting a pitch from Wily Peralta into the home run sculpture in left-center field for a would-be two-run home run since Marcel Ozuna...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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