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Brewers hope for better pitching in May

The Brewers turned the page on Sunday after a tough April. Here is a look at their 8-15 opening month by the numbers.
Via Brewers.com
2 hours ago

Carter blasts 2 HRs as Crew salvages series

Their Opening Day starter remained mired in his funk, but Brewers' hitters slugged Wily Peralta to victory with Milwaukee's best offensive game of the season.
Via Brewers.com
3 hours ago

Guerra to start Tuesday vs. Angels

Opting for performance over prospect status, the Brewers will promote right-hander Junior Guerra to take Taylor Jungmann's spot in the starting rotation beginning Tuesday against the Angels at Miller Park.
Via Brewers.com
7 hours ago

Taylor Jungmann defines Milwaukee Brewers’ pitching

Seven of the top-ten-teams in pitching a season ago made the postseason. The Milwaukee Brewers are 24th in all of Major League Baseball in total team pitching this year and Taylor Jungmann has been optioned to Triple-A. The one thing the Brewers have not seemed to figure out since their playoff run back in 2011 is a pitching staff. The National League Central is a division that has...
Via isportsweb.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro collects milestone hit, stolen base in first inning against Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ichiro Suzuki had a milestone hit and stolen base leading off the game for the Miami Marlins against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.Ichiro hit a 1-0 fastball from Zach Davies into right field for a single, his 2,944th major league hit, moving him into 33rd place all-time ahead of Frank Robinson.He then stole second base, his 500th in the majors, ranking 38th...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 21 Recap: Cubs 7 Brewers 2

Julien Assouline and Travis Sarandos authored this game recap. RECAP: Due to poor pitching, fielding, and hitting in key spots, the Cubs trounced the Brewers 7 to 2. Taylor Jungmann was roughed up again as his nightmare 2016 campaign continues to tumble into darkness. He failed to reach the fifth inning for the third time in five starts, walking three and allowing five runs in 3...
Via BP Milwaukee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett to DL with oblique tightness

CHICAGO (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have placed second baseman Scooter Gennett on the 15-day disabled list with right oblique tightness. The Brewers replaced him on the 25-man roster Thursday by calling up infielder Hernan Perez from Triple-A Colorado Springs and moving right-hander Matt Garza to the 60-day disabled list. Gennett was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup against...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Checking In On Jeremy Jeffress

Jeremy Jeffress was supposed to be a co-closer for Milwaukee, but Will Smith’s preseason injury threw a wrench into manager Craig Counsell’s best-laid plans. Instead of just being part of a bullpen by committee, Jeffress has been the club’s first option in the ninth inning. And while he is six-for-six at converting save opportunities, his more basic underlying numbers suggest...
Via BP Milwaukee
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wily Peralta Throws the Slider for Strikes, Gets Results

Thanks to the ridiculous vagaries of pitching statistics, Wily Peralta’s outing Sunday against the Phillies will technically go into the books as a “quality start.” In reality, Peralta struggled again on sunday, as he was unable to hold down a Phillies lineup that has been absolutely brutal all year long — they entered Sunday’s game with a .249/.303/.382, and their .252...
Via BP Milwaukee
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Wily Peralta a cause for concern

The Milwaukee Brewers currently hold a 7-11 overall record in their first full year of a potentially long, painful rebuilding process. When this meticulous process does reach what could be a very entertaining conclusion, starting pitcher Wily Peralta seems to be the best fit for the “ace” role. However, through four starts in 2016, the 26-year-old is really struggling and remains...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers to Give Away Bob Uecker Alarm Clocks

The Milwaukee Brewers want to make sure you “get up” and out of bed on time. All fans who show up for the team’s July 10 game against the St. Louis Cardinals will receive a talking Bob Uecker alarm clock. That’s right…an alarm clock, decked out in Brewers blue and yellow, with the voice of “Mr. Baseball” himself. Seriously, if there is one way to get people to stop...
Via Hall of Very Good
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Davies to make season debut for Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have officially recalled starting pitcher Zach Davies from AAA Colorado Springs and have optioned outfielder Keon Broxton to take his place in the minors. Davies, 23, made six starts for the Brewers a season ago. He logged a 3-2 record with a 3.71 ERA. In his first two starts for the AAA Sky Sox, the former 11th round pick surrendered just two earned runs in...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braun hits two HRs amid Pirates fans' 'steroids' chants

  Ryan Braun had a big game for the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, and he did it all despite taunts from the opposing fans. When Braun came up to the plate at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, he was met with chants of “steroids” from the fans. Pirates fans chanting "steroids" around the whole stadium when Braun comes up to bat and twice...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

LaRoche details experience rescuing underage sex slaves

Adam LaRoche owned the baseball news cycle seemingly for at least a couple of weeks, after retiring because The White Sox wouldn’t let his son hang out in the clubhouse any more. In Tim Keown’s profile of LaRoche that will appear in ESPN The Magazine’s April 25th issue, he touches on LaRoche’s decision to retire, but he also details how LaRoche and Milwaukee Brewers pitcher...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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