Brewers Rumors & News

  • Posey leads 19-hit attack in Giants' 13-2 win over Brewers

    San Francisco Chronicle "The postseason is filled with teams that share a similar story: They got hot at the right time. The Giants registered bright red on the heat chart Friday night in the first of three games against a division leader. They pounded 15-game winner Wily Peralta for six runs in three innings, then..." August 30

  • Brewers' Ron Roenicke rips umpire "Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he might as well have thrown in the towel in the second inning Wednesday of a 10-inning, 3-2 loss to the San Diego Padres. Thanks to plate umpire Mark Ripperger, who "we've had before, and he is terrible behind home plate," Roenicke's efforts were..." August 29

  • Lingering hand injury leading to plate adjustments for Braun

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "The lingering nerve issue in Ryan Braun's right hand and thumb has been well-documented. Until a solution is found -- if one ever is found -- the Milwaukee Brewers right fielder is going to have to deal with the injury the best he can. It is obvious when the thumb is flaring up on Braun, as his..." August 28

  • Brewers' Roenicke perturbed with umpire after narrow loss

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Following a frustrating, 3-2 extra-innings loss to the San Diego Padres, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke displayed rare outward frustration in his postgame meeting with the media. Roenicke didn't mince words over his dissatisfaction with the strike zone of home-plate umpire Mark..." August 28

  • Rivera delivers walk-off single in 10th

    San Diego Union-Tribune "In a few days, August will turn to September, the Padres will reinforce their pitching staff, and Odrisamer Despaigne will remain an enigma. The simplest explanation: Most teams have yet to see the Cuban defector, live and in person. The lingering, more complex question: When will we know..." August 28

  • Morneau staying in Colorado after Rockies turn down Brewers' offer "The first-place Milwaukee Brewers won the claim on Justin Morneau, the current NL batting average leader, but were unable to acquire him. The Brewers made an offer of unknown players to the Rockies for Morneau after getting the claim, but Colorado apparently didn't believe it was good value for..." August 28

  • Almonte, Padres back streaking Ross

    San Diego Union-Tribune "As hot hands go, Abraham Almonte is making quite a push to procure a good portion of the at-bats available in the increasingly crowded outfield in San Diego. Tyson Ross’ right hand, of course, is as hot as ever. The 25-year-old Almonte homered and reached based three times times to support..." August 27

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    RR said Matt Garza's bullpen went really well. He threw all his pitches and didn't feel anything in the oblique. Will go harder on Tuesday.

  • Alvarez sparks another victory for Pirates over Brewers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "It had been 42 days since Pedro Alvarez last homered for the Pirates when he launched a 1-0 fastball over the left-field wall Saturday night at Miller Park in the fourth inning to turn the game on a dime. His next took less than 20 minutes. Alvarez hit two opposite-field home runs off Wily..." August 24

  • Pirates mash Brewers, 8-3

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Despite an eerie fog rolling in from Lake Michigan, Miller Park was no house of horrors for the Pirates Friday night. The Pirates chased Yovani Gallardo after five innings and plated runs in the second, third, fourth, fifth and eighth innings on the way to a decisive 8-3 win. They made no..." August 23

  • Blue Jays cap disappointing road trip with victory over Brewers

    Toronto Star "Before the final game of a demoralizing eight-game road trip that has severely damaged the Blue Jays’ playoff aspirations, manager John Gibbons said there would be no “magic bullet” to snap his club out of their current funk. But when Jose Bautista lined his 23rd home run of the season into the..." August 21

  • 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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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 (, 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