Brewers Rumors & News

  • Phenomenal Fiers flummoxes Blue Jays, Brewers win 6-1

    Brew Crew Ball "Inning the First Mike Fiers picked up right where he left off with a strikeout to Jose Reyes. He got a flyout before issuing a walk to Jose Bautista. It wouldn't hurt the Brewers as he immediately proceeded to strike out Edwin Encarnacion on 3 pitches. The Brewers offense picked up right..." August 20

  • Yovani Gallardo, two home runs help Brewers beat Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw

    Madison.com "Milwaukee manager Ron Roenicke said Clayton Kershaw pitched better Saturday night than he had six days earlier in beating the Brewers for his 11th consecutive victory. But eight strong innings from Yovani Gallardo and a two-run home run by Ryan Braun ended the streak Saturday night as the..." August 17

  • Kyle Lohse (ankle) to miss start

    ESPN.com "Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Kyle Lohse will miss his scheduled start Tuesday because of a sore right ankle. Lohse left after three innings of Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Cubs with recurring discomfort in his right foot. "I'm not exactly sure when he goes back in. It's going to depend how..." August 16

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Tyler Thornburg's & Jim Henderson's seasons are over. Thornburg had PRP injection in elbow. Henderson may be headed for shoulder surgery.

  • Lyle Overbay's pinch-hit double caps Milwaukee rally in 6-3 win over Dodgers

    Madison.com "Lyle Overbay has found his niche with the Milwaukee Brewers, batting .444 as a pinch hitter. He drove in three runs with a two-out double in the eighth inning for a 6-3 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in a game between division leaders. Overbay is now 8 for 18..." August 16

  • Brewers beat Cubs

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Mike Fiers' remarkable resurgence continued Thursday afternoon. Making his second start in place of the injured Matt Garza, the 29-year-old righthander struck out a career-high 14 while allowing just three hits over six shutout innings to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a much-needed 6-2 victory..." August 15

  • Cubs take down first-place Brewers again behind stellar pitching

    CSN Chicago "Seven up, seven down for the Cubs starters. The Cubs rotation has rattled off seven quality starts in a row and beat the first-place Milwaukee Brewers behind a rookie pitcher for the second straight night Wednesday in a 4-2 win in front of 31,191 at Wrigley Field. Tsuyoshi Wada, the..." August 14

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14

  • Kyle Hendricks keeps right on rolling as Cubs shut out Brewers

    CSN Chicago "Kyle Hendricks has silenced the doubters to a whisper. The 24-year-old rookie has never been considered a top prospect because he doesn't have overpowering stuff, but he just keeps right on rolling. Tuesday night, Hendricks shut down the first-place Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-0 Cubs win in front..." August 13

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    Kyle Lohse tweaked his right ankle during his at-bat in the 3rd inning. He pitched the bottom of the 3rd inning but has now left the game.

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13

  • With Garza likely out longer than expected, Brewers staff will be tested

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Maybe it was wishful thinking, but the possibility of right-hander Matt Garza returning to the Milwaukee Brewers after the minimum 15-day stay on the disabled list seemed too good to be true. As it turns out, it was an unrealistic expectation. Garza has yet to throw a baseball since a..." August 12

  • Brewers: Mike Fiers goes eight solid innings to beat the Dodgers

    Madison.com "Mike Fiers finished eight brilliant innings with a strikeout, pumping his arms as he walked off the mound to a standing ovation. The right-hander’s first major league start in more than a year for the Milwaukee Brewers couldn’t have gone any better than the gem he threw in a 4-1 victory over..." August 10

  • Rickie Weeks, Gerardo Parra help Milwaukee whip Dodgers in battle of division leaders

    Madison.com "Rickie Weeks hit a three-run homer and Gerardo Parra had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 9-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. The Dodgers went ahead 3-2 in the top of the seventh, then Milwaukee capitalized on two errors by reserve shortstop Justin..." August 09

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Jonathan Lucroy has a sore hamstring. Minor, but #Brewers holding him out tonight as a precaution.

  • Brewers: Wily Peralta first to 14 wins after victory over Giants

    Madison.com "Wily Peralta even surprised himself with the company he keeps. Peralta became the first 14-game winner in the majors this season, earning his fifth straight victory and pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday. “That feels amazing, man,” Peralta said...." August 08

  • Sandoval, Morse lead Giants past Brewers

    CSN Bay Area "Before Ryan Vogelsong threw a pitch Wednesday night at Miller Park, he knew that he’d have no right to complain about a lack of run support. And not only because the Giants scored three for him in the top of the first. Vogelsong ended that rally because he didn’t run out a soft, spinning..." August 07

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07

  • New Twins outfielder Schafer's speed turns heads

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Jordan Schafer, who had one single in July for the Braves, lined a fastball to right field in his first at-bat as a Twin on Tuesday night. Then he did something that makes his manager happy: He took off for second base. “I don’t know a whole heck of a lot about him, but the thing that jumped..." August 06

  • Gerardo Parra shines as Brewers win on challenge against Giants

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Having already utilized the conventional with walk-off singles and home runs this season, the Milwaukee Brewers used a rare walk-off challenge to beat the San Francisco Giants, 4-3, on Tuesday night. First-base umpire Hal Gibson's safe call on a Joe Panik chopper with two outs in the top of the..." August 06

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

  • Ron Roenicke expects Matt Garza to go on DL

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Brewers haven't made an official announcement yet but manager Ron Roenicke indicated on his weekly radio show Tuesday morning that it is likely right-hander Matt Garza will go on the disabled list with a left oblique strain. Garza left his start after six innings Sunday in St. Louis with..." August 05

  • Left oblique strain forces Matt Garza to leave Sunday's start

    CBSSports.com "Brewers right-hander Matt Garza was forced to exit Sunday's start with a left oblique strain, the team announced. He still needs to undergo tests, so the severity of the injury and a timetable for his return are unknown at this time. Garza, 30, threw only 71 pitches across six scoreless innings..." August 04

  • Lackey starts on a high note as Cards beat the Brewers

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The day of the 300-game winner in baseball may be long gone, and the day of the 200-game winner is nearly extinct with just two active hurlers over that level in Tim Hudson (213) and injured CC Sabathia (208). The next milepost is the 150-game winner, and there are only four more who are active..." August 04

  • Cards slug their way past Brewers, 9-7

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "An offensive explosion made Justin Masterson a winner in his first start with his new club, as the Cardinals smacked around Kyle Lohse to even this weekend series against the division leading Brewers, 9-7. With the win, the Cardinals improved to two games back of Milwaukee. The second-place..." August 03

  • Ron Roenicke wanted to give Gerardo Parra a start

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brewers left fielder Khris Davis is out of the starting lineup Saturday night agains the Cardinals but not because of the left calf tightness that forced him to exit the game in the seventh inning Friday night. Davis fouled a pitch off his leg in his previous at-bat but said he was fine Saturday..." August 02

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    Gerardo Parra makes first start for #Brewers tonight in LF. Khris Davis left last night's game with left calf tightness.

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    Jimmy Nelson (blister) scratched from his start tomorrow. Kyle Lohse will now start tomorrow and Matt Garza Sunday. Nelson Tuesday vs. SF.

  • Brewers beat up Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Knowing they would have to face the two new hired guns of the St. Louis pitching staff before the series is done, the Milwaukee Brewers launched a pre-emptive strike against the Cardinals incumbent ace Friday night. Roughing up the usually indomitable Adam Wainwright like they never had before,..." August 02

  • Diamondbacks trade Gerardo Parra to Brewers for prospects

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Diamondbacks' crowded outfield just got a little bit less so. The team announced it has dealt Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Mitch Haniger and pitcher Anthony Banda. Parra, 27, was hitting .259 with six home runs and 30 RBI for the D-backs this..." July 31

  • Rays beat Brewers again, now game shy of .500

    Tampa Bay Times "The Rays are playing for a lot these days, not just to continue their improbable climb back to .500 and into playoff contention but potentially to keep ace David Price and others from being traded. And they are playing like it, battling from behind for a second straight night to beat the NL..." July 30

  • Nothing ordinary about Brewers' international signing Lara

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Balls fly into the second deck at Miller Park regularly during batting practice, as numerous big-league hitters have put on impressive displays over the years. But a 16-year-old? Gilbert Lara isn't ordinary for his age. The Milwaukee Brewers have invested $3.1 million in the Dominican..." July 29

  • Brewers among several teams to inquire about Red Sox ace Jon Lester

    CBSSports.com "The Brewers, a team with a history of being aggressive at the trade deadline, is among several teams to be making a play for Red Sox ace Jon Lester. Milwaukee, famous for acquiring CC Sabathia in July 2008, leads the NL Central by 1½ games. The Brewers have a top young pitcher in Jimmy..." July 29

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    MLB Pipeline @MLBPipeline

    Nick Delmonico, No. 17 on @Brewers' Top 20 Prospects list (http://t.co/LtT1K77Yip), suspended 50 games for testing positive for amphetamine.

  • Beat Rays, and Brewers raise their chances to get David Price

    Fox Sports "The Brewers, by defeating the Rays the next three days, could improve their chances in two different races. Their realistic bid for the NL Central title. And their unlikely bid to land Rays left-hander David Price. The Brewers are among the teams to express interest in Price, according to..." July 28

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    #Brewers manager Ron Roenicke giving 3B Aramis Ramirez planned day of rest. Can use mental break on 2-for-23 home stand, too. Might DH Mon.

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    Todd Rosiak @Todd_Rosiak

    No Scooter Gennett yet, either. Rickie Weeks once again playing 2B.

  • Peralta battles, pushes Brewers past Mets

    Fox Sports "Aside from the one stretch at the end of the first half of the season, the Milwaukee Brewers have been very good at putting frustrating losses behind them by bouncing back the following day. Bouncing back is exactly what closer Francisco Rodriguez and the Brewers did Saturday night, responding..." July 27

  • Duda’s home run caps Mets’ comeback win over Brewers

    New York Post "Lucas Duda is a man on a mission. A night after establishing his career high for home runs in a season, the powerful first baseman delivered maybe his biggest hit of 2014, rescuing the Mets from an ugly defeat. Duda’s two-run homer in the ninth inning against Francisco Rodriguez quieted the..." July 26

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    #Brewers 2B Scooter Gennett out of starting lineup tonight as expected with right quadriceps tightness.

  • Brewers get a boost with sweep of Cincinnati

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As quickly as things can fall apart for a major-league team, they can come back together. That's the way baseball is. Of course, the baseball gods tend to help those who help themselves, which the Milwaukee Brewers did Wednesday afternoon at Miller Park by taking a 5-1 victory over the..." July 24

  • Brewers ride homers to walk-off win over Reds

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers used the long ball to maximum effect Tuesday night. They hit a season-high four home runs — all solo shots — with Jonathan Lucroy accounting for a pair. It was his second that powered the Brewers to a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Miller Park. The..." July 23

  • The Race to Succeed Bud Selig Isn't Much of a Race

    The Wall Street Journal "As Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig approaches the end of his final season on the job, the task of choosing his successor remains far from finished. But there is a growing sense of inevitability among baseball officials that the job will end up going to Selig's right-hand man. Rob..." July 23

  • Brewers take advantage of Reds' miscues in 5-2 win

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "After seeing seemingly every break go against them over the course of the past few weeks, things evened out a little bit for the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. Three defensive miscues by the Cincinnati Reds paved the way to an early lead, and the Milwaukee Brewers held it the rest of the..." July 22

  • Nationals pound Brewers

    Washington Post "Milwaukee Brewers starter Matt Garza was so baffled and frustrated, he walked slowly off the mound toward the dugout and barely acknowledged his manager. He held his glove out and waved it at his side. Only one out into the bottom of the first inning Saturday, the Washington Nationals had a..." July 20

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    The rehab assignment of RHP Jim Henderson has been transferred from Double-A @HuntsvilleStars to Triple-A @nashvillesounds.

  • Brewers open second half with win over Nationals

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Kyle Lohse was as exhausted as a pitcher can be after surrendering only one run over seven innings. "It was survival," he said, aptly describing his night on the mound. It also was a veteran who knows how to bend but not break. Despite giving up 10 hits, Lohse held Washington to one run..." July 19

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    #Brewers officially have reinstated SS Jean Segura from bereavement list. We will see later today if he's up to playing tonight vs. Nats.

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    #Brewers place INF Jeff Bianchi on 15-day DL with right elbow strain. SS Jean Segura will take his place on roster upon return tomorrow,