Counsell takes himself out of running for Rays job
MLB.com Updated Nov 21 (yesterday)
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.Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers face roster moves for Rule 5 eligible playersMLB.com Nov 19 (4 days ago)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…Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Lucroy's fourth-place MVP finish best for Brewers catcherMLB.com Nov 13Brewers 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Royals' run spurred by additions who came from BrewersMLB.com Nov 6The 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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 3Ryan 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers name Montgomery as new scouting directorMLB.com Nov 3When 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers 3B Ramirez accepts option for 2015ESPN.com Nov 3Aramis Ramirez has accepted his half of the $14 million mutual option in his contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.Upvote Share TweetAdam 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.Upvote Share TweetAs 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers grab third baseman Jimenez off waiversMLB.com Oct 27With 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.Upvote Share TweetDarnell 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Braun feels good in first activity since thumb surgeryMLB.com Oct 13Brewers 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.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 11The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Roenicke keeps job, but Brewers fire 2 coachesESPN.com Oct 10The Milwaukee Brewers have fired hitting coach Johnny Narron and first base-infield coach Garth Iorg after a late-season collapse.Upvote Share Tweet
Miller Lite Just Won Gold At The Great American Beer Festival. How?deadspin.com Oct 6The 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…Upvote Share TweetCryotherapy. It sounds like, but isn't, freezing someone in a tube in order to solve their complex medical problems in the future. And it isn't letting your emotions out with tears until you feel better. And yet, it's still a mystery as to what cryother…Upvote Share Tweet
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