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Jungmann set for first Brewers start since April

When the Brewers and Reds meet again Saturday in the second game of their three-game series on Saturday, Taylor Jungmann will be pursuing his first victory of the season for the Brewers while Cincinnati's Dan Straily chases win No. 14.
Via Brewers.com
17 hours ago

Brewers' win over Reds comes complete with Carter homer and triple play

MILWAUKEE -- Chris Carter homered, Ryan Braun delivered a late clutch hit and the Milwaukee Brewers turned their second triple play of the season in a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.Carter hit his 38th home run of the season leading off the second against Anthony DeSclafani (8-4).Jose Peraza put the Reds in front with a three-run homer with one out in the fifth...
Via Associated Press
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers turn second triple play of the season

MILWAUKEE -- The Brewers turned their second triple play of the season in the first inning of Friday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds.Jose Peraza singled under the glove of third baseman Jonathan Villar, and Scott Schebler reached on an error by Villar. With the runners in motion, Joey Votto hit a drive off Zach Davies that first baseman Chris Carter snagged near the foul...
Via Associated Press
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carter starts Brewers' second triple play of '16

For the second time this season, the Brewers helped starter Zach Davies out of a jam by turning three.
Via Brewers.com
20 hours ago

Gennett, Carter go yard in finale win over Bucs

Scooter Gennett and Chris Carter homered, Chase Anderson pitched effectively into the sixth and the Brewers played spoiler against the Pirates, denying Pittsburgh a three-game sweep with a 3-1 win Thursday at MIller Park.
Via Brewers.com
1 day ago

Brewers owner Mark Attanasio excited about team's 'positive performances'

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers owner Mark Attanasio thinks the team's rebuilding is farther along than he envisioned at the season's start.Attanasio gave high marks to first-year general manager David Stearns and said he is pleased with the overall performance of manager Craig Counsell.Milwaukee began Thursday 68-84 after finishing last season 68-94. The Brewers have not reached the postseason...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Do not forget Domingo Santana for 2017

When thinking of fantasy sleepers, Milwaukee is not always at the top of the list, but they have been a bastion of production this year. Jonathan Villar blossomed this year and is in line to lead the majors in stolen bases. Chris Carter could set a career-high in home runs and Ryan Braun has reached […] The post Do not forget Domingo Santana for 2017 appeared first on Todays Knuckleball.
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Theo Epstein wears disguise, watches game from bleachers

The day after the Chicago Cubs clinched the NL Central, several members of the front office watched Friday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers from the bleachers at Wrigley Field, including President Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer. Donning a fake mustache and ball cap, Epstein tried to disguise his identity but was unsuccessful as multiple people recognized the 42-year-old...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Domingo Santana Needs to Elevate

In a year where a stunning amount of Brewers have surpassed anyone’s expectations — Jonathan Villar, Junior Guerra, Zach Davies, Tyler Thornburg, even Hernan Perez to an extent — some of the players the team was counting on have fallen short. Obviously, these players outnumber the surprises; if they didn’t, the Brewers wouldn’t find themselves in fourth place. But of the...
Via BP Milwaukee
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: The Waiting Game

The rebuilding process is not one you can put a general timetable on. The length of the process depends on the team and the players they are trying to rebuild with. In baseball, with the amount of time it usually takes for a prospect to be ready for the majors, this process tends to be much longer. The Milwaukee Brewers are one of the Major League Baseball teams currently trying...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Domingo Santana’s Future After a Rocky 2016

When the 2016 season began, Domingo Santana’s stock was rising. He had been acquired in the middle of the season as a key part of the Mike Fiers/Carlos Gomez trade, and his cup of coffee with the Brewers was successful. He posted a .299 TAv in 38 games with Milwaukee after his call-up, and he handled himself reasonably competently in center field. He looked to have a decent shot...
Via BP Milwaukee
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 138: Brewers 12 Cubs 5

Tl;dr: Milwaukee’s first seven batters of the game reached base en route to a five run first inning, and Wily Peralta stifled the Cubs in the Brewers 12-5 win. Top Play (WPA) What a night for Jonathan VIllar: He missed the cycle by a double, and was the catalyst for the Brewers huge first inning with his bomb to left center field to tie the game at 1 (.102). Villar’s home run...
Via BP Milwaukee
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Go-Go Brewers Are Stealing Bases Like It’s 1987

The Milwaukee Brewers are close to etching a spot in the record books. In a year where the average team attempts 0.72 steals per game, they’re running 1.42 times per game. The closest the league’s ever come to that rate is 1987. That year, a combination of Vince Coleman, Harold Reynolds, and Willie Wilson tested the peripheral vision of pitchers and catchers league-wide....
Via Fangraphs
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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