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2017 Brewers and What to Expect

Wisconsin may be in the middle of a cold winter, but Spring Training 2017 is only a few weeks away! Here’s what you can look forward to from your favorite Cream City crew. 1. Junior Guerra Will Continue to Shine Junior Guerra took his place in the starting rotation in May of last season and was the best surprise of a 2016 where the Brewers took 4th place in the NL Central. Guerra...
Via BP Milwaukee
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pitcher Neftali Feliz agrees to $5.35M deal with Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) Free agent right-hander Neftali Feliz has agreed to a one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, who are looking for a closer in the bullpen. Feliz's deal, which was announced Thursday, is worth $5.35 million, with $1.5 million in performance bonuses based on games and games finished. The eight-year veteran spent last season with the Pittsburgh Pirates, going...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brewers reportedly reach deal with Chamberlain

The Brewers and reliever Joba Chamberlain have agreed to a deal, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman.
Via Brewers.com
18 hours ago

Report: Marlins considering Chris Carter, Mark Reynolds

After hitting the second-fewest home runs in the MLB last season, the Miami Marlins are hoping to add some raw power on the free agent market.According to a report by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN on Friday, the Marlins want to sign a righty first baseman to complement Justin Bour and are considering Chris Carter and Mark Reynolds among other options. Carter, 30, batted .222/.321/.499 in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Current Crew, alumni due at Brewers' fanfest

The Brewers on Friday released additional details about their Jan. 29 fanfest in downtown Milwaukee, including schedules for autographs and events on the main stage.
Via Brewers.com
23 hours ago

Brewers Sign Neftali Feliz, Remain Interesting

The Brewers appear to have unearthed a gem in Keon Broxton, whose admirers are growing in number, the bandwagon led by FanGraphs’ own Jeff Sullivan. If the projections are right, the Brewers found more sneaky value in their 2017 first baseman, Eric Thames, who spent the last few years launching home runs in South Korea. And on Thursday, the Brewers reached a one-year, $5.35 million...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Braves, Blaine Boyer Agree To Minor League Deal

The Braves have agreed to a minor league contract with right-hander Blaine Boyer, reports Mark Bowman of MLB.com (Twitter link). The 35-year-old Boyer was originally drafted by the Braves back in 2000 and spent the first five seasons of his career in Atlanta. After a two-year absence from the Majors from 2012-13, during which Boyer has previously said he believed his career to be...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago

Braun expected at Brewers On Deck

Ryan Braun, who's been the subject of trade rumors, is scheduled to attend the Brewers' annual fan fest later this month, along with other starting position players and Hall of Famers Robin Yount and Rollie Fingers.
Via Brewers.com
3 days ago

Brewers avoid arbitration with Peralta, Torres

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Brewers agreed to a $4,275,000 deal with Wily Peralta and a $2,175,000 contract with Carlos Torres for 2017, avoiding arbitration with both right-handers. Milwaukee exchanged arbitration figures Friday with right-hander Chase Anderson. The team offered $2.45 million and Anderson asked for $2.85 million. Peralta pitched poorly for his first 13 starts of 2016...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Garza rips Jessica Chastain over birth control tweet

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Matt Garza decided to share some of his thoughts about birth control on social media, and he did it by unloading on an actress who had just done the same. Jessica Chastain, who is known for her roles in popular films like “The Martian” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” tweeted on Thursday about birth control no longer needing to be covered by health insurance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Selling While You’re Ahead

In just over a year at the helm as the Milwaukee Brewers’ general manager, David Stearns has shown an incredible ability to find value in places where no one thought to look. By buying low on Jonathan Villar, re-signing Hernan Perez, and betting against Keon Broxton’s strikeout problem, Stearns has accumulated assets without giving up any real assets in return. Perhaps the best...
Via BP Milwaukee
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pablo Sandoval actually appears to be in pretty damn good shape

After being told by the Boston Red Sox to lose weight last offseason, Pablo Sandoval arrived at the team’s camp in February looking like this: Welp. Here it is. Via the @BostonGlobe, the picture that everyone's going to be talking about tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/FbWPrm8DfH — Jared Carrabis (@Jared_Carrabis) February 21, 2016 That was certainly not what the Red Sox had in...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers’ Potential Breakout Slugger

Right after the end of the playoffs, we lost August Fagerstrom to a major-league front office. I miss having August around, because he was a good friend and an excellent writer. If there was one complication, though, it was that, shockingly often, we wanted to write about the same things. The same sorts of stuff inspired us, and in this line of work, there’s nothing more precious...
Via Fangraphs
December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Brewers prospect suspended 50 games for second drug violation

Phil Bickford, a minor league pitching prospect in the Brewers’ organization, was suspended 50 games after testing positive for a drug of abuse, news emerged on Friday. This is Bickford’s second time testing positive for a drug of abuse. He first tested positive for marijuana before the draft in 2015. The first positive test didn’t stop the Giants from taking him No. 18 overall...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Job Posting: Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Research & Development Senior Analyst & Intern

To be clear, there are two job postings here. Position: Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Research & Development Intern Location: MilwaukeeDescription: The Milwaukee Brewers are currently seeking an Intern in the Baseball Research and Development Department. The Intern will work with the Baseball R&D, Baseball Systems departments and the entire Baseball Operations Department to...
Via Fangraphs
December 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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