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Ballpark pup has Brewers celebrating 'Hanksgiving'

Ballpark pup has Brewers celebrating 'Hanksgiving'

MLB.com Updated Nov 27 (yesterday)
The story of Hank the Ballpark Pup continues to raise money and spirits in Wisconsin. "I am personally going to be celebrating 'Hanksgiving' this year with my family," said the Wisconsin Humane Society's Angela Speed.
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  • Ryan Braun 'feels great' after cryotherapy procedure on right t…

    Ryan Braun 'feels great' after cryotherapy procedure on right thumb

    yahoo.com nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Coming off an 82-win season that included an extended stay atop the NL Central standings, the Milwaukee Brewers feel like a team that's one, maybe two impact players away from really establishing themselves as thre…
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  • Counsell takes himself out of running for Rays job

    Counsell takes himself out of running for Rays job

    MLB.com Nov 21
    Former big league infielder Craig Counsell said he has removed himself from the running to be the next Tampa Bay Rays manager, in part because he's enjoying his role as a special assistant to the general manager for the Brewers.
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  • Brewers face roster moves for Rule 5 eligible players

    Brewers face roster moves for Rule 5 eligible players

    MLB.com Nov 19
    Former first-round Draft pick Taylor Jungmann, fellow Top 20 Brewers prospect David Goforth and shortstop Yadiel Rivera are among the farmhands who must be added to Milwaukee's 40-man roster Thursday or be exposed to claims by other clubs during next mo…
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  • Braves trade away son of ex-GM to Brewers

    Braves trade away son of ex-GM to Brewers

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 14
    The Braves have traded minor league outfielder Kyle Wren, the son of former Atlanta general manager Frank Wren, to the Milwaukee Brewers for right-hander Zach Quintana.
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  • Lucroy's fourth-place MVP finish best for Brewers catcher

    Lucroy's fourth-place MVP finish best for Brewers catcher

    MLB.com Nov 13
    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy knew going into Thursday's announcement that he was not a finalist for the National League's MVP Award, but he did finish the night with a bit of franchise history.
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  • Royals' run spurred by additions who came from Brewers

    Royals' run spurred by additions who came from Brewers

    MLB.com Nov 6
    The Kansas City Royals deserve all the credit in the world for breaking their 29-year postseason drought and coming within one victory of a World Series championship. But along the way, the Milwaukee Brewers might deserve at least a polite note of thank…
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  • Ryan Braun's injured thumb progressing thanks to cryotherapy

    Ryan Braun's injured thumb progressing thanks to cryotherapy

    yahoo.com Nov 3
    Ryan Braun will undergo two more cryotherapy procedures on his right thumb after the first one in October was considered a success, Milwaukee Brewers assistant general manager Gord Ash said. Braun, who hit a combined 28 home runs over 833 plate appearan…
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  • Brewers name Montgomery as new scouting director

    Brewers name Montgomery as new scouting director

    MLB.com Nov 3
    When the Brewers began searching for a new scouting director to replace Bruce Seid, who passed away suddenly on Sept. 2, they realized the best course of action might be to find someone familiar with the organization. They found that person in Ray Montg…
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  • Brewers 3B Ramirez accepts option for 2015

    Brewers 3B Ramirez accepts option for 2015

    ESPN.com Nov 3
    Aramis Ramirez has accepted his half of the $14 million mutual option in his contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.
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  • Blue Jays Trade Lind to Brewers for Estrada

    Blue Jays Trade Lind to Brewers for Estrada

    Adam Lind was traded from the Blue Jays to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday for right-hander Marco Estrada, ending the first baseman's nine-year run in Toronto.
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  • Gallardo's option picked up; Weeks' declined

    Gallardo's option picked up; Weeks' declined

    MLB.com ESPN.com Oct 31
    As expected, the Brewers committed to starting pitcherYovani Gallardo for another season by exercising his $13 million club option for 2015, and also exercised the team's half of third baseman Aramis Ramirez's $14 million mutual option. Ramirez has thre…
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  • Brewers grab third baseman Jimenez off waivers

    Brewers grab third baseman Jimenez off waivers

    MLB.com Oct 27
    With Aramis Ramirez's future in limbo until after the World Series, the Brewers on Monday won a waiver claim for Angels third baseman Luis Jimenez, a 26-year-old coming off his first 20-homer season in the Minor Leagues.
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  • Brewers hire veteran Coles as hitting coach

    Brewers hire veteran Coles as hitting coach

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 23
    Darnell Coles is the new hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, a team that missed the playoffs in large part because of problems at the plate.
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  • Braun feels good in first activity since thumb surgery

    Braun feels good in first activity since thumb surgery

    MLB.com Oct 13
    Brewers assistant general manager Gord Ash reported that Ryan Braun swung a bat Sunday, and Braun told club officials he felt "pretty good." It was Braun's first baseball activity since he underwent a cryotherapy procedure on Oct. 2.
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  • On Baseball: How a Disgruntled Ace Gave the Royals a Full House

    On Baseball: How a Disgruntled Ace Gave the Royals a Full House

    nytimes.com Oct 11
    The trade by the Kansas City Royals of Zack Greinke, a Cy Young Award winner, to the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010 paved the way for this season’s postseason.
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  • Roenicke keeps job, but Brewers fire 2 coaches

    Roenicke keeps job, but Brewers fire 2 coaches

    ESPN.com Oct 10
    The Milwaukee Brewers have fired hitting coach Johnny Narron and first base-infield coach Garth Iorg after a late-season collapse.
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  • Miller Lite Just Won Gold At The Great American Beer Festival. …

    Miller Lite Just Won Gold At The Great American Beer Festival. How?

    deadspin.com Oct 6
    The Brewers Association held their prom this past weekend, and in keeping with timeless prom tradition, I was left home alone while all the cooler boozers attended the Great American Beer Festival in Denver. (Incidentally, my invitation to the Spring Fo…
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  • Video - SweetSpot TV: Braun To Have Surgery 01:49

    SweetSpot TV: Braun To Have Surgery

    Sep 29
    Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss the news that Ryan Braun will have surgery to fix a nerve issue in his right thumb.
  • Video - Wild-Card Magic, Featuring Carlos Gomez and the Brewers 02:52

    Wild-Card Magic, Featuring Carlos Gomez and the Brewers

    Sep 25
    The Brewers will need some serious magic to make it to the NL wild-card game, so magician Justin Sight stopped by the Brewers' clubhouse to show the team some wild-card magic.
  • Video - Brewers Shut Out Reds 00:37

    Brewers Shut Out Reds

    Sep 24
    The Brewers snapped their two-game losing streak with a 5-0 win over the Reds.
  • Video - MLB Playoff Field Almost Set 01:20

    MLB Playoff Field Almost Set

    Sep 23
    Manny Acta breaks down what stands out to him from the 10-team MLB-playoff field and the biggest disappointments and surprises in baseball this season.

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