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Chris Carter, NL home run co-leader, non-tendered by Brewers

Chris Carter, NL home run co-leader, non-tendered by Brewers

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Nov 29 (3 days ago)
Chris Carter rounding the bases after hitting one of his 41 home runs in 2016. (Getty Images) If any team is looking for a power hitter in the free agent market, they just got extremely lucky. The Milwaukee Brewers have decided not to tender first basem…
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  • Brewers add Thames on three-year deal

    Brewers add Thames on three-year deal

    MLB.com Nov 29 (3 days ago)
    In one of the most out-of-the-box signings in recent baseball history, the Brewers on Tuesday have finalized a three-year contract with Eric Thames, a 30-year-old going on five years since his last at-bat in the big leagues and who spent the past three …
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  • Nottingham's walk-off lifts Salt River in extras

    Nottingham's walk-off lifts Salt River in extras

    MLB.com Nov 13
    The 2016 regular season was a tough one for Brewers prospect Jacob Nottingham. So when he stroked a walk-off single to left field to lift the Salt River Rafters to a 4-3, 11-inning victory over the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League Military Ap…
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  • Brewers, Counsell agree on 3-year extension

    Brewers, Counsell agree on 3-year extension

    MLB.com Nov 11
    Calling it "the easiest decision I've had to make over past year," Brewers general manager David Stearns on Friday announced a three-year contract extension for home-grown manager Craig Counsell that runs through 2020.
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  • Brewers outfielder arrested after confrontation with police

    Brewers outfielder arrested after confrontation with police

    yahoo.com Nov 4
    Keon Broxton was arrested early Friday morning in Florida. (AP) Keon Broxton needs to learn to take a walk when it’s being given to him. And we’re not talking about on the baseball field. Broxton, a 26-year-old Milwaukee Brewers outfielder, was arrested…
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  • Brewers look ahead with Fall Classic in mind

    Brewers look ahead with Fall Classic in mind

    MLB.com Nov 3
    The World Series was fresh on the minds of the Brewers' decision-makers as they hosted fans for a town hall event on Thursday night and dreamed of a day the Fall Classic comes to Miller Park.
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  • Counsell potentially on verge of extension

    Counsell potentially on verge of extension

    MLB.com Oct 4
    The next logical step in the rebuilding of the Milwaukee Brewers would be extending the contract of manager Craig Counsell. This step appears to be a matter of when, not if. At a press conference Tuesday at Miller Park, Brewers general manager David Ste…
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  • Arenado, Carter tie at 41 for NL home run title

    Arenado, Carter tie at 41 for NL home run title

    MLB.com Oct 2
    For the second straight season, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado tied for a share of the National League home run title. This time he got to see it happen up close. Although neither Arenado nor Brewers first baseman Chris Carter homered in Milwaukee'…
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  • Susac Hits 2-Run Homer in 10th, Brewers Beat Rockies 6-4

    Susac Hits 2-Run Homer in 10th, Brewers Beat Rockies 6-4

    nytimes.com Oct 2
    Andrew Susac's first homer of the season came on his final swing. Not a bad way to head into the winter.
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  • Carter's Homer in 10th Gives Brewers 4-3 Win Over Rockies

    Carter's Homer in 10th Gives Brewers 4-3 Win Over Rockies

    nytimes.com Oct 2
    Chris Carter's homer broke one tie to forge another, and set up a showdown on the last day of the season for the NL home run crown.
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  • Arenado hits No. 41 as Rockies beat Brewers

    Arenado hits No. 41 as Rockies beat Brewers

    Battling for the National League home run title, Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado helped fend off Chris Carter and the Brewers in Colorado's 4-1 win on Friday at Coors Field.
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  • Rangers rally in 8th, extend lead for top seed

    Rangers rally in 8th, extend lead for top seed

    MLB.com Sep 29
    Carlos Gomez hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning as the Rangers rallied for an 8-5 win over the Brewers on Wednesday night in the rubber game at Globe Life Park.
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  • Gomez Homers in 8th, Rangers Rally Again to Beat Brewers 8-5

    Gomez Homers in 8th, Rangers Rally Again to Beat Brewers 8-5

    Carlos Gomez hit a towering three-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL-leading Texas Rangers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-5 on Wednesday night for their MLB-best 49th come-from-behind victory.
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  • Adrian Beltre Strikes Out, Putts The Ball Away

    Adrian Beltre Strikes Out, Putts The Ball Away

    deadspin.com Sep 27
    The Rangers had already clinched the division before last night’s game against the Brewers so Adrian Beltre was in high spirits—even after striking out in the fifth inning.Read more...
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  • Jeffress available out of Rangers' bullpen

    Jeffress available out of Rangers' bullpen

    MLB.com Sep 26
    The Rangers are expected to regain the services of two key middle relievers, right-handers Tony Barnette and Jeremy Jeffress, during their three-game series against the Brewers.
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  • Finnegan Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings in Reds' 4-2 Win

    Finnegan Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings in Reds' 4-2 Win

    nytimes.com Sep 25
    Brandon Finnegan pitched five scoreless innings in his final start of the season, lifting the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
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  • Straily, Votto Lead Reds to 6-1 Win Over the Brewers

    Straily, Votto Lead Reds to 6-1 Win Over the Brewers

    Dan Straily kept up his domination of the Milwaukee Brewers this season.
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  • Davies ends '16 as established starter for Crew

    Davies ends '16 as established starter for Crew

    MLB.com Sep 24
    Zach Davies was an "anchor" of the Brewers' starting rotation in 2016 despite beginning the year at Triple-A, manager Craig Counsell said Friday after deeming Davies' first extended Major League season complete.
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  • Brewers turn second triple play of the season

    Brewers turn second triple play of the season

    MLB.com Sep 23
    For the second time this season, the Brewers helped starter Zach Davies out of a jam by turning three.
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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.