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Signs of spring: Truck Day in Milwaukee

Signs of spring: Truck Day in Milwaukee

MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
Ten days ahead of Brewers pitchers and catchers reporting for duty, Tuesday was moving day at Miller Park. In an annual tradition, the famous Racing Sausages helped load equipment onto a moving truck bound for Maryvale Baseball Park.
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  • 3 Brewers in need of a comeback

    3 Brewers in need of a comeback

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    Bounce-back candidates are a good place to begin, since they represent some of the few returning players from a 2015 team that struggled and prompted an organizational rebuild. Here are three players who would love to find themselves bandied about for C…
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  • Braun hoping he'll be ready by Opening Day

    Braun hoping he'll be ready by Opening Day

    MLB.com Jan 31
    Ryan Braun is behind schedule in his recovery from offseason back surgery, but he said Sunday during "Brewers On Deck" that he remains hopeful about playing on Opening Day.
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  • Garza intent on rebounding after 'anomaly'

    Garza intent on rebounding after 'anomaly'

    MLB.com Jan 31
    Wearing a Brewers jersey for the first time since his heated departure in September, Matt Garza said Sunday that he was committed to the team's rebuilding process but would "pitch selfishly" in an effort to rebound from the most frustrating se…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Arizona Makes 5-Player Trade

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Arizona Makes 5-Player Trade

    The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to bolster their lineup, acquiring Jean Segura, a former National League All-Star shortstop, in a five-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers.
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  • Former All-Star Capuano back with Brewers

    Former All-Star Capuano back with Brewers

    MLB.com Jan 25
    Roughly a decade after he helped the Brewers navigate one rebuilding period, Chris Capuano will bid to join another. Capuano was among two left-handers, with Cesar Jimenez, who signed Minor League contracts on Monday that included an invitation to big l…
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  • Vanden Berg honored by MLB groundskeepers

    Vanden Berg honored by MLB groundskeepers

    MLB.com Jan 21
    The late Gary Vanden Berg, who was a member of the Brewers organization for more than 30 years, will be inducted into the Major League Baseball Groundskeepers Hall of Fame on Saturday.
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  • Jonathan Lucroy wouldn't be too upset if the Brewers dealt him

    Jonathan Lucroy wouldn't be too upset if the Brewers dealt him

    The Milwaukee Brewers are clearly in rebuilding mode. After winning just 68 games in 2015, the club has spent most of the offseason dealing away spare parts. [Elsewhere: The addition of Justin Upton makes the Tigers a contender] One of the players whose…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: The Brewers are open to trading Ryan Braun

    Hot Stove Digest: The Brewers are open to trading Ryan Braun

    yahoo.com Jan 8
    Welcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. WILLING: Tom Haudricourt says the Milwaukee Bre…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Brewers sign Chris Carter to one-year deal

    Hot Stove Digest: Brewers sign Chris Carter to one-year deal

    Welcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. DONE DEAL: The Brewers have signed free agent f…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Another Mets Elf Is Off the Team

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Another Mets Elf Is Off the Team

    nytimes.com Dec 24, 2015
    Eight days after wearing a green elf suit and hat to entertain children alongside pitcher Steven Matz’s Santa Claus at Citi Field, Mets outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers.
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  • Brewers fill 40-man roster with trio of claims

    Brewers fill 40-man roster with trio of claims

    MLB.com Dec 23, 2015
    The Brewers found another center-field option while also bolstering catcher and first base with a trio of waiver claims Wednesday. The team filled its 40-man roster by grabbing outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets, catcher Josmil Pinto from the Pad…
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  • Brewers owner sends right message to loyal fans

    Brewers owner sends right message to loyal fans

    MLB.com Dec 21, 2015
    In the last 33 years, the Brewers have reached the postseason twice. It is not difficult to make the case that this unfailingly loyal fan base deserves better. So during this season of giving, it was good to get a letter from the Brewers' chairman and p…
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  • Brewers invite three more to big league camp

    Brewers invite three more to big league camp

    MLB.com Dec 14, 2015
    The Brewers signed a trio of players to Minor League contracts on Monday -- two of whom have played in the Majors -- and invited each to big league camp: first baseman Jake Elmore, outfielder Alex Presley and pitcher Daniel Tillman.
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  • Mariners acquire 1B Lind from Brewers

    Mariners acquire 1B Lind from Brewers

    MLB.com Dec 9, 2015
    General manager Jerry Dipoto's rapid remake of the Mariners' roster continued Wednesday, as Seattle acquired veteran first baseman Adam Lind from the Brewers for Minor League right-handers Daniel Missaki, Carlos Herrera and Freddy Peralta.
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  • Done Deals: Angels acquire infielder Yunel Escobar from Nationa…

    Done Deals: Angels acquire infielder Yunel Escobar from Nationals

    yahoo.com Dec 7, 2015
    This is The Stew's running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball's Winter Meetings. We'll update this post as news happens. For up-to-the-second chatter and rumors, be sure to check out our Winter Meeting tracker. THURSDAYThe Angels ha…
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  • Herrera non-tendered by Brewers, but could return

    Herrera non-tendered by Brewers, but could return

    MLB.com Dec 2, 2015
    The Brewers removed utility man Elian Herrera from the 40-man roster Wednesday for the third time in 2015, opting not to tender him a contract ahead of a 10:59 p.m. CT deadline for teams to tender their unsigned players.
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  • Hank the Ballpark Pup to make stage debut in 'A Christmas Carol…

    Hank the Ballpark Pup to make stage debut in 'A Christmas Carol'

    yahoo.com Nov 26, 2015
    It's been awhile since we've heard from Hank the Ballpark Pup, but it turns out there's a good reason. The Milwaukee Brewers canine mascot, who stole the hearts of baseball fans when he trotted on to the scene during spring training in 2014, is preparin…
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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.