Brewers pitcher Will Smith has received an 8-game suspension for having a foreign substance on his arm during last night's game at Atlanta.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves scored seven runs in the seventh inning, turning what had been a 1-1 pitchers’ duel into a blowout in a 10-1 win over the Brewers to open a four-game series at Turner Field. Julio Teheran (4-1) allowed just two hits, one run and one walk with eight strikeouts in seven innings, and the..." May 22
Brew Crew Ball "As expected, Major League Baseball and the Office of the Commissioner has suspended Will Smith for having an illegal substance on his arm when pitching against the Braves Thursday night. Smith will be out for eight games, but is appealing the decision. Until his appeal is heard, he will remain on..." May 22
Brew Crew Ball "The Brewers have been without Jonathan Lucroy since the catcher suffered a broken toe and was placed on the disabled list April 20. However, that has not kept him out of the news. With the Brewers suffering what has, so far, been a highly disappointing season, rumors have naturally sprung up..." May 22
Yahoo! Sports "Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Will Smith was ejected in the seventh inning of Thursday's 10-1 loss to Atlanta after umpires found a foreign substance on his non-throwing arm. Smith had just entered the game and hit the first batter he faced, Pedro Ciriaco, with a pitch. The Brewers..." May 22
Detroit News "When Nick Castellanos got to third base in the eighth inning Wednesday night, it looked like he could barely contain himself. He bent over at the waist, then squatted down to pat the earth and then raised up triumphantly to slap hands with third base coach Dave Clark. "Man, I have been waiting..." May 21
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers knew there would be growing pains when they committed to young right-hander Jimmy Nelson in their starting rotation. They are willing to live with them, knowing he's capable of games like this one. Recording his first victory since his initial start of the season,..." May 20
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "This was the kind of game that has been so elusive for the Milwaukee Brewers during their disheartening start to the 2015 season. Pitchers reaching back for something extra with the game on the line, in particular a bullpen unaccustomed to protecting one-run leads. Just enough clutch hitting to..." May 19
Hardball Talk "Scooter Gennett has been Milwaukee’s starting second baseman since pushing Rickie Weeks aside in mid-2013, but after hitting just .159 in 20 games the Brewers have demoted the 25-year-old to Triple-A. Gennett got off to a slow start, spent two weeks on the disabled list with a shower-related..." May 18
New York Post "Thor brought the hammer and the lightning fastball. The Mets’ bats threw in some thunder. And by the time their 5-1 win over Milwaukee was over, their recent skid seemed a little further in the rearview mirror. In his first Citi Field start, Noah Syndergaard got his first major league win — and..." May 18
Gomez up on his feet. Looks like Counsell is telling him he needs to come out of the game, and he does. Parra in.
New York Post "If ever a team needed a mental health win, it was these Mets. Five straight times, they had come up losers. They felt they could have won the series last week at the Cubs — and lost all four games. Then they came home and were shut out by the Brewers, the worst team in the NL. Oh, and when they..." May 17
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "No better way to open a 10-game road trip than with a total team effort. Ryan Braun hit a pair of home runs, Kyle Lohse pitched an eight-inning gem and the defense did its part as well as the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the New York Mets, 7-0, Friday night at Citi Field. Braun homered in the..." May 16
Deadspin.com "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15
Hardball Talk "Via Phil Hecken of Uni Watch, the caps for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have apparently been leaked. Check them out below: This year’s All-Star Game is set to take place in Cincinnati. Just in case it wasn’t obvious, these caps were inspired by the pillbox hat of Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs. The..." May 15
Vice Sports "Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago White Sox cracked a home run Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds and made a big show of flipping his bat. He saluted the gods, rounded the bases with his arms out as if he were an airplane, and when he crossed home? He leaped into the crowd, giving fans a chance to..." May 15
CSN Chicago "The White Sox took another small step toward pulling themselves out of their early-season doldrums Wednesday night. Behind Jose Quintana’s masterful seven innings, the White Sox beat Milwaukee, 4-2, at Miller Park to lock down their first road series win of the season. After losing Game 1 in..." May 14
Hardball Talk "Milwaukee figures to be without shortstop Jean Segura for a while, placing him on the disabled list with a fractured pinkie finger on his throwing hand. Segura was off to a slow start, hitting .262 with two homers and a .679 OPS in 33 games, although that actually represents a step up from his..." May 14
Jean Segura scratched with soreness in right pinky finger. Updated lineup: pic.twitter.com/rZgcJNgMsm
CSN Chicago "Chris Sale delivered his best performance of the season Tuesday night when the White Sox needed it most. With the bullpen fried because of poor team starting pitching and a series on the line, Sale struck out 11 batters as the White Sox edged the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 in front of 26,935 at..." May 13
MLB.com "Barring a setback, Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez said he hopes to return to the starting lineup on Friday against the Mets. Ramirez missed a sixth straight start Wednesday because of back stiffness. But he was able to field ground balls in an afternoon workout, then took swings with the..." May 13
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers have their second three-game winning streak of the season, thanks to unlikely hero Elian Herrera. The well-traveled utility man hit the decisive two-run home run in the eighth inning of a back-and-forth affair, lifting the Milwaukee Brewers to a hard-fought 10-7 victory..." May 12
Brew Crew Ball "There's been quite a lot of conversation about trades in recent weeks. It's not surprising as the Brewers are off to one of the worst starts in franchise history. I know some still have hope they can compete for a wild card spot but whether they can and if they'll trade players isn't really in the..." May 12
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Craig Counsell predicted before the game that someone, somewhere in the major leagues, was going to write a Mother's Day story to remember. The Milwaukee Brewers' new manager figured it might as well be Martin Maldonado. "I told (bench coach) Jerry (Narron) before the at-bat, 'Let's give..." May 11
#Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez still having back issues. Doctor will check later to determine if possible DL situation.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Khris Davis had a succinct and telling answer when asked about getting the green light to swing away on a 3-0 pitch. "I'm not here to take pitches," he said. "I'm here to swing at them." And that's exactly what the Milwaukee Brewers' leftfielder did for the second consecutive game Saturday..." May 10
Both Aramis Ramirez (lower back) and Carlos Gomez (hip) hope to play for #Brewers tomorrow. Both day to day.
Aramis scratched, Herrera playing third for Brewers.
Daily Herald "Rookie Jorge Soler hit one of the Cubs four home runs, and the Cubs' bullpen nearly squandered a four-run lead before holding on for a 7-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer to the right-field corner off reliever Hector Rondon to make it a..." May 09
True Blue L.A. "The potent Los Angeles Dodgers offense roared back in Milwaukee today pounding out 13 hits, including two three-run home runs for Yasmani Grandal, as they defeated the Brewers 14-4 to salvage a split in the four-game series. The Dodgers broke open a tied game in the sixth inning when Andre..." May 08
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "After facing the likes of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke the previous two games, the Milwaukee Brewers took out their offensive frustrations on Joe Wieland. Immediately. Breaking through for five first-inning runs, the Brewers held on Wednesday night for a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles..." May 07
Sporting News "In his first year as commissioner, Rob Manfred already has overseen an improvement in pace of play on the field. Might he be up for shortening the length of the season, too? Manfred certainly appears open to the possibility. At a news conference Wednesday night in Houston, Manfred indicated..." May 07
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio said Tuesday night he was open to rebuilding his club if that's what it took to return to playoff mode but declined to specify how much longer Doug Melvin would be his general manager. Two days after the firing of manager Ron Roenicke and one day..." May 06
L.A. Daily News "Zack Greinke’s spring training began with an injection in his right elbow. Questions about his stamina followed him throughout camp. One month into the regular season, Greinke is the Dodgers’ leader in innings pitched, earned-run average and wins (5-0). Absent the Clayton Kershaw of 2014 ‑ he’s..." May 06
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "No matter how many games Craig Counsell goes on to win in his managerial career, he'll never forget victory No. 1 with the Milwaukee Brewers. Struggling mightily against Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, the Brewers finally got to the left-hander late and scratched and clawed their way..." May 05
The Brewers have made clear to other teams assessing possible trade options: They are not willing to deal catcher Jonathan Lucroy.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Was Craig Counsell born to manage the Brewers some day? The Brewers are expected to name Counsell as the replacement for fired manager Ron Roenicke at a news conference Monday at 10:30 a.m., and the Whitefish Bay native certainly is no stranger to the franchise. Counsell, 44, spent a lot of..." May 04
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It was a struggle, but for the first time in 2015 the Milwaukee Brewers have won consecutive games. Jimmy Nelson turned in a solid 6 2/3-inning start and Aramis Ramirez drove in three runs, including two with a key two-out single in the eighth, as the Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs, 5-3, at..." May 04
Hardball Talk "The Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke, MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reports. The club plans to announce his replacement on Monday. Our own Aaron Gleeman hears that the Brewers have been in contact with the agent of former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire. The Brewers on 5-3 over the Cubs on Sunday..." May 04
Yahoo! Sports "The dreadful Milwaukee Brewers won Sunday for the third time in four games, which would have counted for news had the organization not fired its manager within hours of that subtle – and likely futile – uptick. Ron Roenicke was let go 25 games into the season. He is a reasonable and competent..." May 04
Good news on #Brewers SS Jean Segura. CT scan negative. Might be able to avoid the DL.
Arizona Republic "Major League Baseball informed clubs last week of a rules change regarding trading recently drafted players, an adjustment that allows teams to deal players the day after the end of the World Series rather than having to wait until a year after they sign. Agent Scott Boras welcomes the change,..." May 04
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Mike Fiers pitching at Wrigley Field has come to mean great things for the Milwaukee Brewers. Fiers turned in his second terrific start in as many turns at the Friendly Confines on a sunny Saturday afternoon, striking out a season-high 12 and allowing just three hits to lead the Brewers past..." May 03
Total speculation: When the Brewers' push to reset their roster happens, Adam Lind could be an attractive option for the Pirates.
Aramis Ramirez said he expects to be back in #Brewers lineup Sunday.
Hardball Talk "The Brewers have activated center fielder Carlos Gomez from the 15-day disabled list for today’s game against the Cubs. He’s batting leadoff in his return against right-hander Jake Arrieta. Gomez has been out since April 15 due to a strained right hamstring and he has been missed in a big way." May 02