BREWERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brewers lose prospect Diaz in Rule 5 Draft

The Brewers have been stockpiling prospects for a year and a half, but they lost one on Thursday, when right-hander Miguel Diaz was the first player selected in the Rule 5 Draft.
Via Brewers.com
10 hours ago

Brewers Trade Caleb Smith To Cubs

The Brewers have traded Rule 5 Draft pick and left-handed pitcher Caleb Smith to the Cubs, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel writes (Twitter links). The Brewers will receive a player to be named or cash. The Brewers had selected the 25-year-old Smith out of the Yankees system. He pitched 63 2/3 innings for Double-A Trenton in 2016, making seven starts and 20 relief...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
11 hours ago

Counsell: Braun's our left fielder

If Craig Counsell was simply saying what a manager has to say in these situations, he did so very convincingly when the prospect of a Ryan Braun trade was raised during a wide-ranging question and answer session on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings.
Via Brewers.com
1 day ago

Red Sox get setup man Thornburg from Brewers for INF Shaw

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) The Boston Red Sox have gotten the setup man they wanted, acquiring right-hander Tyler Thornburg from the Milwaukee Brewers in a package that included infielder Travis Shaw. The deal was announced Tuesday and was the first trade at baseball's winter meetings. Milwaukee also got minor league infielder Mauricio Dubon, minor league right-hander Josh Pennington...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Job Posting: Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Research & Development Senior Analyst & Intern

To be clear, there are two job postings here. Position: Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Research & Development Intern Location: MilwaukeeDescription: The Milwaukee Brewers are currently seeking an Intern in the Baseball Research and Development Department. The Intern will work with the Baseball R&D, Baseball Systems departments and the entire Baseball Operations Department to...
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Making Sense of the First Base Shuffle

I have spent nearly all of David Stearns’ tenure as Brewers’ GM praising basically everything he has done. Even the moves that have not worked out have been logical and defensible, such as the signings last offseason of Will Middlebrooks and Garin Cecchini. But I am having a hard time understanding what exactly the thought process was over the last two weeks, when the Brewers...
Via BP Milwaukee
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A change in power: Brewers sign Thames, designate Carter for assignment

MILWAUKEE -- Free agent Eric Thames agreed Tuesday to a $16 million, three-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, who cut first baseman Chris Carter after a 41-homer season that tied for the National League lead.A 30-year-old first baseman and outfielder who spent the last three seasons with the NC Dinos in South Korea, Thames gets $4 million next season, $5 million in 2018 and...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gambling on Adam Walker

A week ago, the Milwaukee Brewers claimed prospect Adam Brett Walker off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. Walker was born in Milwaukee and graduated from Milwaukee Lutheran High School, so that automatically makes for an interesting plot line as only nine players born in the state have ever suited up for the Milwaukee Nine. While it would certainly be exciting to see a local product...
Via BP Milwaukee
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun wonders whether he will remain with Brewers next year

MILWAUKEE (AP) Ryan Braun wonders whether he still will be with the Milwaukee Brewers when spring training starts. ''Not knowing 100 percent where we'll be playing is hard. It definitely complicates things,'' he said Wednesday at the team's annual Thanksgiving food drive. ''Obviously, things come up. It's a part of the business. It's a part of the profession. If something were...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miller Park latest MLB ballpark to ban smokeless tobacco

Mille Park is going to be smokeless tobacco free. The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports city council members in Milwaukee “overwhelmingly” voted to ban smokeless tobacco products at Miller Park. So, no dip, chew, or tinned tobacco products will be allowed in the venue, and all sporting arenas throughout the city. For those who plan on violating the ban, prepare to...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Walker Will Look Familiar to Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Brewers claimed outfielder Adam Brett Walker off waivers today from Minnesota. Walker, who just turned 25, was originally selected in the third round of the 2012 draft out of Jacksonville University. Here’s a distillation of roughly all his virtues as a ballplayer: As a professional, Walker has recorded 124 home runs in 2,449 plate appearances — including 27 homers...
Via Fangraphs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Possible Trade Candidates Not Named Ryan Braun

The biggest story of the Brewers’ offseason is whether Ryan Braun will be traded. That topic has already been covered extensively (here by Julien Assouline), and I’m sure it will be addressed from various other perspectives throughout the offseason. However, the Brewers also have other players on their roster who might have some value in trades and the organization could deem...
Via BP Milwaukee
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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