Milwaukee Brewers News and Rumors

  • Lucroy Drives in 3, Brewers Beat Pirates for 5th Time in Row

    Lucroy Drives in 3, Brewers Beat Pirates for 5th Time in Row

    nytimes.com Updated 7 hours ago
    Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs and extended his hitting streak to a career high-tying 10 games as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the fifth straight time, 9-4 Wednesday night.
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  • Nelson Keeps It Simple to Rebound With Win Over Pirates

    Nelson Keeps It Simple to Rebound With Win Over Pirates

    nytimes.com Sep 2 (yesterday)
    Coming off one of his worst starts of the season, Jimmy Nelson's decision to stick to his usual routine paid off as the Milwaukee Brewers' right-hander dazzled in a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.
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  • September is crunch time for teams on the bubble

    September is crunch time for teams on the bubble

    MLB.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    A year ago, the Milwaukee Brewers woke up the morning of Sept. 1 tied with the St. Louis Cardinals for both the National League Central lead, and the second spot in the NL Wild Card race, two games ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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  • Davies joins Brewers, will debut Wednesday

    Davies joins Brewers, will debut Wednesday

    MLB.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    Another member of the Brewers' July prospect haul is on his way to the Major Leagues. As rosters expanded on Tuesday, the team promoted right-hander Zach Davies from Triple-A Colorado Springs and slated him to start on Wednesday against the Pirates at M…
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  • Brewers biding time with September callups

    Brewers biding time with September callups

    MLB.com Aug 31 (3 days ago)
    The Brewers are not expected to call many names when teams make their initial September callups on Tuesday, content to let players finish the Minor League seasons at Triple-A Colorado Springs and Double-A Biloxi before raiding those rosters for reinforc…
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  • Peralta regains form, leads Brewers over Reds

    Peralta regains form, leads Brewers over Reds

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 30 (4 days ago)
    Wily Peralta edged out John Lamb during a low-scoring duel on Sunday afternoon that the Brewers won, 4-1, over the Reds. Milwaukee (55-75) took two of three games in the series from last-place Cincinnati (53-76) to stay 1 1/2 games ahead from the bottom…
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  • Votto's 9th-Inning HR Lifts Reds Over Brewers 12-9

    Votto's 9th-Inning HR Lifts Reds Over Brewers 12-9

    nytimes.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    Joey Votto put Cincinnati ahead with a two-run home run in the ninth inning and the Reds came back to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-9 Saturday.
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  • Jungmann, Santana Lead Brewers Over Reds

    Jungmann, Santana Lead Brewers Over Reds

    nytimes.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    Taylor Jungmann pitched six strong innings and fellow rookie Domingo Santana homered to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
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  • Kipnis Has HR, 3 RBIs to Lead Indians Past Brewers, 6-2

    Kipnis Has HR, 3 RBIs to Lead Indians Past Brewers, 6-2

    nytimes.com Aug 26
    Jason Kipnis homered and drove in three runs, and the Cleveland Indians used six pitchers in a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night.
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  • Tomlin Shakes Off Homers, Indians Outslug Brewers 11-6

    Tomlin Shakes Off Homers, Indians Outslug Brewers 11-6

    nytimes.com Aug 25
    Josh Tomlin shook off three home runs and lasted six innings to win his season debut at home and Michael Brantley homered twice, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 11-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
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  • Indians scratch Carrasco; Anderson to start

    Indians scratch Carrasco; Anderson to start

    MLB.com Aug 25
    Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has been scratched from his scheduled Wednesday start vs. the Brewers because of mild shoulder soreness, and Cody Anderson will return to the rotation to take his place.
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  • Lopez among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    Lopez among 10 top prospect performers Monday

    MLB.com Aug 25
    Many Minor League fans are by now familiar with Double-A Biloxi's plight this season. Formerly based in Huntsville, Ala., the Brewers affiliate played nearly two months' worth of games on the road while their new stadium was under construction.
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  • Extra-Base Hits, Walks Help Nationals Win

    Extra-Base Hits, Walks Help Nationals Win

    nytimes.com Aug 23
    Catcher Wilson Ramos and third baseman Anthony Rendon hit home runs during a four-run fifth inning an the Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 on Sunday to avoid losing more ground in the National League East.
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  • Brewers' Denson homers twice for Helena

    Brewers' Denson homers twice for Helena

    MLB.com Aug 23
    A week after becoming the first active player affiliated with a Major League organization to come out publicly as gay, Brewers No. 27 prospect David Denson connected for two homers to lead Rookie Level Helena to an 8-4 win on Saturday.
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  • Nats find offense, tie series against Brewers

    Nats find offense, tie series against Brewers

    MLB.com Aug 22
    Rookie right-hander Joe Ross found himself in control on the mound and helped the Nationals get back to the .500 mark by defeating the Brewers, 6-1, at Nationals Park on Saturday night.
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  • Fiers fires 11th no-hitter in Houston history

    Fiers fires 11th no-hitter in Houston history

    MLB.com Aug 21
    Mike Fiers, making his third start with the Astros after coming over in last month's trade with the Brewers, threw the 11th no-hitter in franchise history -- and the first in the 16-year history of Minute Maid Park -- in a 3-0 victory over the Dodgers o…
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  • Santana Homers as Brewers Beat Struggling Nationals 10-3

    Santana Homers as Brewers Beat Struggling Nationals 10-3

    nytimes.com Aug 21
    Domingo Santana homered in his Milwaukee debut and the the Brewers took advantage of several defensive miscues in a 10-3 victory over the struggling Washington Nationals on Friday night.
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  • Scherzer forced to pinch-hit for Nationals

    Scherzer forced to pinch-hit for Nationals

    MLB.com Aug 21
    The Nationals had no choice but to use right-hander Max Scherzer as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning against the Brewers on Friday night.
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  • Brewers claim reliever Jimenez off waivers

    Brewers claim reliever Jimenez off waivers

    MLB.com Aug 21
    The Brewers claimed one left-handed reliever off waivers Friday, shortly after a report suggested they may be taking steps toward trading another.
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  • Yunel exits in first inning after chasing foul ball

    Yunel exits in first inning after chasing foul ball

    MLB.com Aug 21
    Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar left Friday's game against the Brewers because of an injury, which was not immediately announced.
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  • David Denson, Gay Baseball Prospect, Achieves a Key Victory: Be…

    David Denson, Gay Baseball Prospect, Achieves a Key Victory: Being Himself

    nytimes.com Aug 21
    For Denson, the burden of trying to keep his identity secret in the largely closeted world of professional sports finally became too much.
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  • Baseball Capsules: Ryan Braun became the Brewers' career home r…

    Baseball Capsules: Ryan Braun became the Brewers' career home run le…

    nytimes.com Aug 20
    Ryan Braun became the Brewers' career home run leader with his 252nd home run and Khris Davis hit two home runs to help Milwaukee avoid a sweep with an 8-7 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday.
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  • Video - The Art Of Pitch-Framing 02:24

    The Art Of Pitch-Framing

    Mar 21
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
  • Video - Former Biogenesis Owner Gets 4-Year Sentence 02:36

    Former Biogenesis Owner Gets 4-Year Sentence

    Feb 17
    ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn discusses the severity of the sentence handed down to former Biogenesis owner Anthony Bosch by a federal judge.
  • Video - Prized Cuban Prospect Nearing MLB Decision 02:19

    Prized Cuban Prospect Nearing MLB Decision

    Feb 11
    ESPN senior MLB writer Jerry Crasnick discusses potential MLB teams for Yoan Moncada.
  • Video - Phillies Looking To Trade Papelbon To Brewers 02:26

    Phillies Looking To Trade Papelbon To Brewers

    Jan 23
    ESPN senior baseball writer Jerry Crasnick discusses the Phillies' talks with the Brewers about a possible Jonathan Papelbon trade.

Sports Columnists

  • A phenomenon

    Aug 27
    J.A. Adande attempts to reduce a complicated history to its purest elements: Because of Katrina, a team from Charlotte that moved to New Orleans that ...
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers,
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.
  • Mock Draft 1.0

    Aug 25
    Yeah, it's way too early but ESPN's Chad Ford offers his first mock draft for the 2016 class and LSU's Ben Simmons goes No. 1 to the 76ers.