Rickie Weeks Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rickie Weeks released by the Mariners

    Hardball Talk "Seattle has released veteran infielder/outfielder Rickie Weeks after designating him for assignment last week. Weeks was Milwaukee’s starting second baseman for a decade, but lost the job to Scooter Gennett last season and struggled to find much of a market as a free agent this winter." June 22

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    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    According to a club source the #Mariners have agreed to terms with Rickie Weeks on 1yr Major League deal at approx $2m w/ $2m inc..LF/RF/2B

  • Rickie Weeks arrives in camp ready to battle for a job

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For the first time in a number of years, Rickie Weeks reported to Maryvale for spring training unsure of his ultimate role with the Milwaukee Brewers. The team's primary second baseman since 2006, Weeks is comng off surgery to remove his ruptured left lateral hamstring tendon. He suffered the..." February 19

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    timdierkes @timdierkes

    Heard Marlins are looking at Rickie Weeks.

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Melvin says Scooter Gennett has "an edge right now" over Weeks at second base but the call will be made in ST. #Brewers

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    #Brewers announce that Rickie Weeks went the surgical route for his torn hamstring. 4-6 month rehab.

  • Brewers Rickie Weeks to undergo season-ending surgery on injured hamstring

    Hardball Talk "Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks will miss the remainder of the 2013 season as he will undergo surgery on his injured left hamstring reports Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Weeks suffered the injury in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game against the Giants. It’s been a rough..." August 10

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    Mike Vassallo @MikeVassallo13

    Rickie Weeks has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. 2B Scooter Gennett rejoins team tomorrow. #Brewers

  • Rickie Weeks day to day with hamstring strain

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The hamstring bug bit the Milwaukee Brewers yet again on Wednesday night. Second baseman Rickie Weeks suffered a strained left hamstring when trying to beat out a ground ball in the eighth inning of the Brewers' 6-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park an injury that forced him..." August 08

  • Royals, seeking 2B upgrade, have discussed Beckham, Kendrick

    CBS Sports "The Royals looking for upgrades at second base and in right field have had discussions about Gordon Beckham of the White Sox Howie Kendrick of the Angels and Rickie Weeks of the Brewers according to sources. There was no indication Tuesday that the Royals were close on a deal for any of the..." July 30

  • Weeks stays hot as Brewers down Cubs 9-3

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As cold as Rickie Weeks was in April and May, that's how hot he has been in June. Weeks continued his first-half resurgence Tuesday night with a double, two home runs and four runs batted in as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park. The..." June 26

  • Rickie Weeks gets another day off

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For the second time in six games, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke gave struggling second baseman Rickie Weeks a day off Saturday at Busch Stadium. Replacing Weeks in the lineup was Jeff Bianchi, who has seen only sporadic duty since rejoining the Brewers on May 2. "Just a day (off),..." May 19

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Braun, Weeks back in action for #Brewers tonight; Lucroy out. Maldy will catch Lohse.

  • Ron Roenicke moves Rickie Weeks down two spots in batting order

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said his decision to drop Rickie Weeks from fifth to seventh in the lineup Wednesday night was about production as well as trying to take some pressure off his slumping second baseman. "A little of both, I think," Roenicke said. "It's tough." Weeks came..." May 09

  • Rickie Weeks' mighty blow sparks Brewers over Pirates

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The unwavering patience with Rickie Weeks finally paid off for the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. The slumping second baseman racked up three hits, including a huge three-run home run to right-center in the eighth for some insurance in what would be a 12-8 win over the Pittsburgh..." May 01

  • Rickie Weeks a mess while batting cleanup

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Rickie Weeks was one of the Brewers' hottest hitters when he was in the two-hole in the lineup, batting .467 (7 for 15) for four games. Then, after a dalliance batting third while Ryan Braun was sidelined with muscle spasms in his neck, Weeks was moved to the cleanup spot by manager Ron..." April 17

  • Weeks simply needed health to end slump

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Rickie Weeks will never fully admit it because he's as tough as nails. Though he had every reason to use his gruesome ankle injury as an excuse for a forgettable first half of 2012 in which many called for him to be yanked from the lineup or even sent to Triple-A, he didn't say one word about..." February 08

  • MVBrewers Honorable Mention: Rickie Weeks

    Brew Crew Ball "46 players put on a Brewer uniform this season, but it's possible none of them were discussed more than Rickie Weeks. A year after being an NL All Star in 2011 he got off to a dreadful start, posting a .575 OPS through his first 54 games. Weeks bounced back from that rough start and hit..." October 31

  • Weeks has put slump way behind him

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Since everything seemed to be click for Rickie Weeks — a point that seemed to come, judging by his stats, in the 2010 season — the Milwaukee Brewers second baseman had been a picture of consistency. His batting average had rarely fallen below .250. In fact, most of his statistical..." September 26

  • Weeks' average continues to climb

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Nothing has come easy this season for Rickie Weeks. One night after finally getting his batting average up to .200 for the season, the Brewers second baseman regressed with a 0-for-4 showing Saturday in a 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh. He did deliver a run with a groundout but also struck out three..." July 15

  • Twins catcher Joe Mauer hurts quad on play at the plate

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Joe Mauer knew he was going to get hit by Rickie Weeks when the Milwaukee Brewers second baseman tried to score from third on Sunday, June 17, but he didn't expect to take a knee to the thigh. Mauer won the matchup, tagging Weeks out in a 5-4, 15-inning victory at Target Field, but ultimately..." June 18

  • Weeks could return to starting lineup Tuesday

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks tried to talk his way back into the lineup Monday, but manager Ron Roenicke and trainer Dan Wright overruled him. It sounds as if Weeks has a good chance of returning Tuesday after missing three games with a badly bruised left hand, the result of being hit by..." May 15

  • Roenicke doesn't sit struggling Weeks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he never considered giving second baseman Rickie Weeks the day off Wednesday. Weeks has been mired in a season-long hitting slump, with his batting average plummeting to .164 after an 0-for-3 showing in the 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Entering night..." May 10

  • Roenicke places Weeks at top of order

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "One lineup used by manager Ron Roenicke in the Brewers' intrasquad game Saturday could make its official debut on opening day, April 6 against St. Louis. "Looks pretty close, doesn't it?" Roenicke quipped. The first eight spots in the lineup went like this: 2B Rickie Weeks CF Nyjer..." March 04

  • Rickie Weeks still not fully recovered from ankle sprain

    Hardball Talk "It's been nearly six months since Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks suffered a severe left ankle sprain. And he's still in recovery mode. Weeks was able to return from the injury last season, but he batted just .243 with a .743 OPS over his final 46 regular-season plate appearances and went..." January 30

  • Weeks stays in Brewers' lineup despite struggles

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Give credit to Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks for trying to gut his way through the postseason on a left ankle that is far from 100%, the result of a horrible sprain in late July that sidelined him for six weeks. Healthy or not, Weeks has struggled during the Brewers' two postseason..." October 16

  • Roenicke sticks with Weeks in Brewers' starting lineup

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke's willingness to replace the struggling Casey McGehee with Jerry Hairston Jr. at third base heading into the National League Divisional Series has helped add some juice to the bottom third of the lineup. Don't look for any personnel changes at second base..." October 07

  • Brewers' Weeks finding comfort

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Rickie Weeks is starting to play more like his normal self. He's running the bases better and starting to hit the ball, a reassuring sight for Milwaukee Brewers fans after he missed 39 games due to a severely sprained left ankle suffered in late July. And it could make a huge difference for..." September 20

  • Weeks could be back in lineup on Sunday

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Don't be surprised to see Rickie Weeks' name in the starting lineup for the Brewers on Sunday. Manager Ron Roenicke said Saturday he probably would return Weeks to game action from a six-week absence with a severely sprained left ankle by playing him a few innings in the series finale against..." September 11

  • Weeks activated from DL

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "While he still has a way to go before being fully recovered from his severely sprained left ankle, Thursday nevertheless represented a significant step forward for Rickie Weeks. The Milwaukee Brewers' second baseman was reinstated from the disabled list after a final meeting with the team's..." September 09

  • Rickie Weeks hits the base paths

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Second baseman Rickie Weeks took another step Wednesday toward returning from the disabled list when he ran the bases for the first time during batting practice. "I'm not going to be going crazy or anything," said Weeks, who has been sidelined since severely spraining his left ankle July..." September 08

  • Weeks likely to be activated for series against Phillies

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brewers second baseman Rickie Weeks probably will be activated from the disabled list for the upcoming four-game series against Philadelphia at Miller Park, but there is one caveat. Manager Ron Roenicke said Tuesday that Weeks would be eased in gradually with pinch-hitting appearances and short..." September 07

  • Weeks could be activated soon

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Manager Ron Roenicke just told us that second baseman Rickie Weeks might be activated during this weekend's series against Philadelphia. But there is a caveat. Initially, Roenicke said Weeks won't play second base every day. He has been out since suffering a severely sprained left ankle on..." September 07