Milwaukee Brewers Prospect Corbin Burnes off to a Ridiculous Start in 2017

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8 hours ago

Entering Upsidedown

Entering Memorial Day, the Brewers are playing true competitive (contending!) baseball; their basic Pythagorean W-L (based on Run Differential) has the club pegged for 87 wins, while park-adjusted metrics show the Brewers pushing the 90-win threshold with the bats 24 runs scored above average and the arms five runs better than average. A true average performance in the remaining...
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Nelson, Anderson give Crew's staff momentum

Jimmy Nelson followed Chase Anderson's near no-hitter with 10 strikeouts over seven innings of one-run ball Sunday.
22 hours ago

Slam-tana powers Brewers to finale win

Jimmy Nelson set a season high with 10 strikeouts and Domingo Santana smacked the Brewers' first grand slam of the season.
1 day ago

Santana hits first career slam as Brewers beat D’Backs 9-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Domingo Santana hit his first career grand slam and the Milwaukee Brewers held off the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-5 on Sunday. The NL Central-leading Brewers built an 8-1 lead thanks to Santana’s blast and starter Jimmy Nelson’s 10-strikeout performance over seven superb innings. But, it was almost all for naught. After Nelson (3-3) departed, Arizona scored four...
1 day ago

Brewers bats back Anderson's no-hit bid in win

For the second straight May, Chase Anderson and the Miller Park faithful flirted together with history.
1 day ago

Brewers' Chase Anderson working on no-hitter vs. D-Backs

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2 days ago

Report: Dodgers have had 'no serious talk' about Braun trade

Ryan Braun is a name that has been linked to the Los Angeles Dodgers for nearly a year now, but it sounds like the team has never really been close to acquiring the slugger.According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Dodgers have had “no serious talk” about Braun since last year. And even last year, Heyman says a deal between L.A. and the Milwaukee Brewers “didn’t come...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson takes no-hit bid into eighth in Brewers win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks’ five-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory on Saturday. Anderson (3-1) struck out a career-high 11. The 29-year-old right-hander also walked three and threw a career-high 114 pitches. Nick Ahmed broke up the no-hitter with a sharply hit ball up...
2 days ago

Brewers’ Anderson no-hits Diamiondbacks through 6 innings

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson has a no-hitter through six innings for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The 29-year-old right-hander tied a career high with 10 strikeouts but walked three and threw 97 pitches. The Brewers lead 3-0. Arizona’s best opportunity for a hit was when Jeff Mathis flied out to the warning track in the fifth. Anderson...
2 days ago

Check out this awesome Robin Yount motorcycle bobblehead

Robin Yount is right up there with Paul Molitor as one of the greatest players in Milwaukee Brewers franchise history. They are now honoring the Hall of Famer with an iconic bobblehead of him riding a motorcycle.And it’s absolutely glorious. For those of us who were not on this planet when the Brewers captured their last pennant back in 1982, Yount became a legend in Wisconsin...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: Is There Any Staying Power Atop the NL Central?

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3 days ago

Corey Knebel Thriving in High-Fastball Environment

While the save statistic and closer role are slowly being de-valued at the major league level, it’s still a significant statistic in your roto league. And of all the early-season turnover at the position, Brewers reliever is Corey Knebel is one of the more interesting arms to occupy the ninth inning. Regardless of role, in real-life baseball, he’s become one of the more interesting...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Curiosity Might Kill the Home-Run Spike

The Brewers’ Jared Hughes is the type of pitcher who’s endangered. When Hughes was one of the more effective relievers in baseball for the Pirates from 2013 to -15, he relied on one pitch — a sinker — that he threw time after time in the lower part of the strike zone. Over the last year-plus, however, two important trends in the game have conspired against Hughes. For starters...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: How long can the success stand?

The Milwaukee Brewers are in first place in National League Central to state the obvious. The questions Brewers fans are pondering today is how long will the surprising success last? After a 13-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, the Brewers still six games above .500 and 1.5 games ahead of the second-place St. Louis Cardinals. Milwaukee’s offense has been the source of the club’s...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers upset with Cubs after questionable rainout

Only a few short hours before Saturday’s scheduled first pitch, the Chicago Cubs called to reschedule their game against the Milwaukee Brewers due to an unfavorable weather forecast.The postponement was granted, but then the rain stopped falling. In fact, it hardly sprinkled again for the remainder of the day and that didn’t sit well with Brewers general manager David Stearns...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs, Brewers engage in dance-off during rain delay

The Chicago Cubs moved their bullpens from down the foul lines to under the outfield bleachers at Wrigley Field over the offseason, and we may have found a new benefit of the change: dance-offs!The relievers for each team showed off their dancing skills in the indoor bullpens on Saturday, before the game ended up being rained out. Maybe the best part of the dance-off was the reaction...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers’ Weakness Thus Far

With full seasons from Orlando Arcia at shortstop and Keon Broxton in centerfield, the Milwaukee Brewers team defense, which ranked 22nd in defensive efficiency in 2016, was supposed to be improved. The opposite has been true. The Brewers are currently ranked as the worst fielding team in baseball according to the Baseball Prospectus defensive efficiency metric. It remains to be...
Via BP Milwaukee
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres use cupcakes to cheer up Brewers player's daughter

The San Diego Padres wanted to make Eric Sogard’s daughter feel a bit better after a pretty crushing defeat.For context, Saydee Sogard, daughter of Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Eric, was extremely excited when her dad hit a go-ahead home run in the tenth inning of their game against the Padres. Unfortunately for them, San Diego’s Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run shot in the bottom...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Domingo Santana Has Evolved Into a Big-League Hitter

The emergence of stars such as Eric Thames, Travis Shaw, and the two-headed catching monster that is Manny and the Jett have been instrumental in turning the 2017 Brewers into a feared offensive team. But across the board, Milwaukee’s everyday players have been replacement level or better, and this depth has been just as important in the team’s surge forward in the standings...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Essence of the Brewers in One Handy Table

Let’s do some quick review! One stat we have on our pages shows up as IFFB%. This measures the rate of infield pop-ups per fly ball hit. You know this measure — this is the one where Joey Votto is a freak. Another stat we have on our pages shows up as HR/FB. This measures the rate of home runs per fly ball hit. You also know this measure — this is the one where Aaron Judge...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers offense is a thing of beauty

The Milwaukee Brewers have stayed competitive in the always-tough National League Central Division. Milwaukee’s offense has been the key to that early success. The Brewers have been in rebuild mode for several obvious reasons, but have come on to the scene with the crack of the bat. The Brewers are eighth in all of Major League Baseball with 149 runs and are no. 1 in the MLB with...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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