116 (1) July 22

Milwaukee Brewers Top 40 Prospect Rankings

With the MLB draft in June and the addition of young Dominican infielder Gilbert Lara earlier this month, the Brewers have brought some exciting new prospects in to the organization recently. With that in mind, we decided to update our prospect rankings and this time we expanded from a Top 25 list to a Top […]

773 July 22

Around the Horn: Tuesday, July 22nd

MONDAY’S RESULTS Colorado Springs 5, NASHVILLE 2 Colorado Springs scored three runs in the eighth to beat the Sounds 5-2. Donovan Hand made the start for Nashville and went four innings, giving up two runs. Arcenio Leon and Dustin Molleken combined for three scoreless innings but Johnnie Lowe allowed three runs over the final two […]

GRAND CHUTE - July 2014: Rafael Neda (12) and Jose Pena (37) of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers celebrate a walk-off win in a game against the Dayton Dragons on July 21st, 2014 at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wisconsin.  (Photo Credit: Brad Krause) July 21

Photo Gallery: Timber Rattlers

There were plenty of fireworks in the Timber Rattlers series finale with Dayton on Monday afternoon. Benches cleared after Dayton took an eighth inning lead, but when things calmed down, the Rattlers answered back with a pair of runs in their half of the eighth to tie the game at 4-4. The score remained tied […]

716 (1) July 21

Going to the Show: Jeremy Jeffress

Jeremy Jeffress (RHP) Age: 26 Height: 6’1″ Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right Profile: Originally drafted by the Brewers in the first round (16th overall) in 2006, Jeffress worked his way up through the Brewers minor league system, making his Major League debut in September of 2010. He made ten relief appearances with Milwaukee that […]

Shortstop Hector Gomez went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run on Sunday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 21

Around the Horn: Monday, July 21st

SUNDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 5, Oklahoma City 7 The Sounds were nipped by Oklahoma City 7-5. Taylor Jungmann got the start and went five innings, allowing three runs. Brent Leach was charged with the loss after giving up two runs in an inning of work. Hector Gomez went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run. […]

Victor Roache picked up three hits in four at bats for Brevard County on Saturday night.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 20

Around the Horn: Sunday, July 20th

SATURDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 7, Oklahoma City 3 Mike Fiers went five innings, allowing three runs as he picked up the win in Nashville’s 7-3 victory. Johnnie Lowe, Jim Henderson and Alfredo Figaro combined for the the final four shutout innings. Sean Halton went 2-for-4 with two doubles and knocked in three runs. Eugenio Velez, Matt […]

Sean Halton collected four hits in eight at bats for Nashville on Friday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 19

Around the Horn: Saturday, July 19th

FRIDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 7, Oklahoma City 6 The Sounds scored five runs in the fourth inning and hung on for a 7-6 win in game one of their doubleheader. Sean Halton picked up three hits in four at bats, Jason Rogers went 2-for-4 and Pete Orr tripled and knocked in three runs. Michael Blazek started […]

046 July 18

Around the Horn: Friday, July 18th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE, Oklahoma City Nashville’s game with Oklahoma City was rained out on Thursday. It will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Friday starting at 4:05 pm Tennessee 4, HUNTSVILLE 1 The Stars managed just one run on four hits as they fell to Tennessee 4-1. Jacob Barnes started and took […]

529 July 17

Around the Horn: Thursday, July 17th

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE Idle The Sounds were off on Wednesday for the Triple-A All-Star game. They return to play on Thursday in Oklahoma City. Tennessee 4, HUNTSVILLE 6 The Stars got a solid outing from starter Drew Gagnon, who went seven innings and allowed just two earned runs in a 6-4 victory. Jim Henderson worked […]

945400_122369517965825_855383891_n July 16

Martinez, Segovia Named DSL All-Stars

The Dominican Summer League announced their 2014 All-Star game rosters and two Milwaukee Brewers farmhands were named to represent the National League. Outfielders Joantgel Segovia and Yeraldy Martinez were both named to the NL squad for the DSL showcase to be held this Sunday, July 20th at the Indians complex in Boca Chica. Segovia has […]

20120316_479 July 16

Around the Horn: Wednesday, July 16th

TUESDAY’S RESULTS * All of the Brewers minor league affiliates were off on Tuesday for the MLB All-Star Game except for the Dominican Summer League team. DSL Tigers 18, DSL BREWERS 1 The Brewers were crushed by the Tigers DSL affiliate on Tuesday morning, losing by a score of 18-1. Rodrigo Benoit started and was […]

20130320_649 July 15

Scouting Snapshot: Victor Roache

Perhaps no Brewers prospect possesses as much raw power as Brevard County outfielder Victor Roache. After watching him several times last season at Low-A Wisconsin, I finally got to take a look at him in 2014 as I sat on the Manatees series against Charlotte this past weekend. Here are my notes from the three […]

232 July 15

Around the Horn: Tuesday, July 15th

MONDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE Idle The Sounds were off for the Pacific Coast League All-Star break on Monday. They return to play on Thursday night when they travel to Oklahoma City to open a series with the RedHawks HUNTSVILLE 7, Chattanooga 1 The Stars put up five runs in the seventh inning as they knocked off […]

Victor Roache went 3-for-4 with a double for Brevard County on Sunday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 14

Roache named FSL Player of the Week

Brevard County Manatees outfielder Victor Roache was named the Florida State League Player of the Week on Monday for the period of Monday, July 7th – Sunday, July 13th. Through six games last week, Roache hit .381 with three home runs, including a two home run game against the Lakeland Tigers on July 8th. The […]

371 July 14

Around the Horn: Monday, July 14th

SUNDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 4, Round Rock 6 Round Rock scored a pair of eighth inning runs off Donovan Hand to beat Nashville 6-4. Hand took the loss and fell to 1-6 on the season. Taylor Jungmann started and went 3.2 innings, allowing four runs and striking out five. Jason Rogers went 3-for-4 with a home […]

214 July 13

Around the Horn: Sunday, July 13th

SATURDAY’S RESULTS Round Rock 3, NASHVILLE 5 The Sounds got a big three-run home run from Caleb Gindl in the third inning as they toppled Round Rock 5-3. Jason Rogers also homered for Nashville while Eugenio Velez picked up two hits in four at bats. Johnnie Lowe started and gave up three runs, one earned […]

Ariel Pena gave up just one unearned run in seven innings on Friday night.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 12

Around the Horn: Saturday, July 12th

FRIDAY’S RESULTS Round Rock 3, NASHVILLE 7 Ariel Pena picked up his sixth win of the season for the Sounds, going seven innings and allowing just a single unearned run while striking out seven. Kevin Mattison went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run while Matt Clark added his first home run since joining […]

GOODYEAR - March 2014: D'Vontrey Richardson of the Milwaukee Brewers during a spring training game against the Cincinnati Reds on March 23rd, 2014 at Goodyear Baseball Complex in Goodyear, Arizona.  (Photo Credit: Brad Krause) July 11

Farm Progress Report: 7/11/2014

Back with another edition of the Farm Progress Report, where we once again take a look at who’s having success in the Brewers organization over the past two weeks. Outfield prospects Tyrone Taylor and D’Vontrey Richardson have been swinging hot bats while pitchers Tyler Wagner and Jeremy Jeffress have been dominating on the mound. Here’s […]

475 July 11

Around the Horn: Friday, July 11th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 0, Memphis 1 The Sounds were shut out on getaway day in Memphis, losing 1-0. Mike Fiers was the hard-luck loser after going seven innings and giving up just one run and striking out eight. Eugenio Velez collected three of the four Nashville base hits, all singles, and first baseman Matt Clark […]

313 July 10

Jimmy Nelson Promoted to Milwaukee

The Brewers promoted their top pitching prospect to Milwaukee on Thursday night as they recalled right-hander Jimmy Nelson from Triple-A Nashville to start on Saturday against the Cardinals. Nelson will take the rotation spot of Marco Estrada, who was 7-6 with a 4.96 earned run average in 18 starts for the Brewers this season. Estrada […]

Tyler Wagner went 8.1 innings, allowing just one run for Brevard County on Wednesday night.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 10

Around the Horn: Thursday, July 10th

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 1, Memphis 8 The Sounds managed just one run on a Sean Halton solo home run as they fell to Memphis 8-1. Michael Blazek took the loss after giving up five runs in 4.2 innings to fall to 1-4. Halton and Jason Rogers each collected two hits for Nashville while Matt Clark […]

839 July 09

Around the Horn: Wednesday, July 9th

TUESDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 4, Memphis 2 After getting no-hit through the first six innings, the Sounds bats finally came to life as they put up three runs in the seventh on their way to a 4-2 win. Hector Gomez and Pete Orr each homered for Nashville and Matt Clark added a double. Taylor Jungmann got […]

Jimmy Nelson worked seven scoreless innings for Nashville on Monday night.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 08

Around the Horn: Tuesday, July 8th

MONDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 2, Memphis 1 Another outstanding start from Jimmy Nelson was wasted as Donovan Hand’s struggles continue for Nashville. Nelson tossed seven scoreless innings, before giving way to Hand who gave up two runs on five hits in just an inning and a third to take the loss. Hector Gomez had the lone […]

20130715_71 July 07

Brewers Deal Fernandez to Oakland

The Brewers made what could be the first of several moves to free up some international pool money on Monday, trading pitcher Rodolfo Fernandez to the Oakland A’s in exchange for Oakland’s International Signing Bonus Slot #57 worth $339,000. Fernandez, a 24-year-old native of Cuba, was signed by Milwaukee as a free agent in February […]

576 July 07

Around the Horn: Monday, July 7th

SUNDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 10, Round Rock 6 The Sounds collected ten runs on fourteen hits as they knocked off Round Rock 10-6. Sean Halton went 4-for-5 with three runs batted in to lead the Nashville offense. Matt Clark and Hector Gomez each collected three hits including a pair of doubles and Shawn Zarraga and Jeremy […]

20120317_256 July 06

Gomez, Ramirez, Lucroy, K-Rod Named All-Stars

Major League Baseball announced the rosters on Sunday for the 85th MLB All-Star game with four Milwaukee Brewers players being named to represent the National League. Outfielder Carlos Gomez and third baseman Aramis Ramirez were voted in as starters while catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitcher Francisco Rodriguez were names as reserves. Gomez will be appearing […]

Francisco Castillo went 5-for-8 and knocked in five runs in Helena's doubleheader on Saturday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 06

Around the Horn: Sunday, July 6th

SATURDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 3, Round Rock 4 Mike Fiers allowed four runs in seven innings as the Sounds fell to Round Rock 4-3. Jeremy Jeffress tossed a scoreless eighth inning. Hector Gomez and Eugenio Velez each picked up a pair of hits and Matt Pagnozzi clubbed his ninth home run of the year. Sean Halton […]

20130710_104 July 05

Around the Horn: Saturday, July 5th

FRIDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 4, Round Rock 0 The Sounds blanked Round Rock as Michael Blazek twirled 5.1 scoreless innings to earn his first win of the season. Alfredo Figaro, Brent Leach and Donovan Hand combined for the final 3.2 innings to preserve the shutout. Hector Gomez and Jeremy Hermida each homered for Nashville and Sean […]

Tyler Alexander allowed just one earned run in five innings of work on Thursday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 04

Around the Horn: Friday, July 4th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS Memphis 7, NASHVILLE 5 Taylor Jungmann allowed five earned runs in five innings as the Sounds lost to Memphis 7-5. Jeremy Hermida had the lone multi-hit game for Nashville, going 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk, and three runs batted in. Eugenio Velez, Hector Gomez and Logan Schafer each added a double. […]

041 July 03

Nelson, Williams, Arcia Win June Awards

The Milwaukee Brewers announced their Minor League Player and Pitchers of the Month on Thursday for the month of June with shortstop Orlando Arcia being named Player of the Month and Jimmy Nelson and Taylor Williams sharing the honors of Pitcher of the Month. Arcia hit .337 in the month of June, going 33-for-98 with […]

Donovan Hand has 13 saves for Triple-A Nashville this season.  (photo: Brad Krause) July 03

Nelson, Hand Named PCL All-Stars

The All-Star squads were released for the Triple-A All-Star game on Thursday and two players from the Nashville Sounds were selected to represent the Pacific Coast League. Pitchers Jimmy Nelson and Donovan Hand were both names to the PCL roster, with Nelson slated to get the start in the game. Through 16 games for the […]

Major League Baseball's International Signing Period kicked off on Wednesday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 03

Brewers Land Infielder Gilbert Lara

In a deal that had long been rumored, the Brewers agreed to terms with 16-year-old infielder Gilbert Lara on Wednesday as MLB’s International signing period kicked off. Ranked as one of the top International prospects available this season, Lara is listed at 6’3″ 203 pounds, bats right and throws right. One of the best power […]

Nashville catcher Matt Pagnozzi hit a pair of home runs in the Sounds 5-0 win on Wednesday night.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 03

Around the Horn: Thursday, July 3rd

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Memphis 0, NASHVILLE 5 Jimmy Nelson continued his domination of the Pacific Coast League, going 6.2 innings without allowing a run to earn his tenth win. Alfredo Figaro and Jeremy Jeffress combined to retire the final seven batters and preserve the shutout. Matt Pagnozzi led the offense going 3-for-4 with a pair of […]

Logan Schafer went 4-for-5 with a double for Nashville on Tuesday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 02

Around the Horn: Wednesday, July 2nd

TUESDAY’S RESULTS Memphis 5, NASHVILLE 8 The Sounds put up a seven spot in the sixth inning as they defeated Memphis 8-5. Logan Schafer led the way, going 4-for-5 with a double and two runs batted in. Hector Gomez and Shawn Zarraga each went 2-for-4 with a double. Caleb Gindl added a double, Jeremy Hermida […]

Johnnie Lowe tossed 2.2 innings of scoreless relief to pick up the win for Nashville on Monday.  (Photo: Brad Krause) July 01

Around the Horn: Tuesday, July 1st

MONDAY’S RESULTS Memphis 4, NASHVILLE 9 The Sounds put up nine runs on just six hits to win their fourth game in a row, defeating Memphis 9-4. Sean Halton doubled, homered and knocked in a run while Matt Pagnozzi also had two hits in four at bats. Mike Fiers started and went four innings, allowing […]

GRAND CHUTE - June 2014: Johnny Davis (9) of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during a game against the Burlington Bees on June 30th, 2014 at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wisconsin.  (Photo Credit: Brad Krause) June 30

Photo Gallery: Timber Rattlers

The Timber Rattlers took an early 2-0 lead, thanks in part, to a home run off the bat of first baseman Rafael Neda. Burlington battled back however, with a four run sixth inning and the T-Rats could only get within a run the rest of the way, as the Bees knocked off Wisconsin by a […]

Brevard County's Orlando Arcia went 4-for-5 and hit his first home run of the year.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 30

Arcia Named FSL Player of the Week

Brevard County Manatees shortstop Orlando Arcia was named as the Florida State League’s Player of the Week on Monday for the recent week of June 23rd-29th. Arcia hit .485 (16-for-33) over the last week, including a 5-for-5 performance against Lakeland on June 24th and back-to-back three hit games against Clearwater on June 27th and 28th. […]

Michael Ratterree went 3-for-3 with a home run for the Timber Rattlers on Sunday.  (photo: Brad Krause) June 30

Around the Horn: Monday, June 30th

SUNDAY’S RESULTS New Orleans 4, NASHVILLE 6 The Sounds scored six runs on ten hits to defeat New Orleans on Sunday evening. Starter, Michael Blazek, allowed three runs in 3.2 innings. Brent Leach added 1.1 innings of scoreless relief to pick up the win, Dustin Molleken followed with two shutout innings and Jeremy Jeffress finished […]

Taylor Jungmann pitched seven shutout innings on Saturday night, striking out eight in Nashville's win.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 29

Around the Horn: Sunday, June 29th

SATURDAY’S RESULTS New Orleans 0, NASHVILLE 13 The Sounds hung 13 runs on New Orleans and Taylor Jungmann, Arcenio Leon and Donovan Hand combined on a shutout as Nashville won 13-0. Jungmann went seven innings, surrendering only two hits and striking out eight. Sean Halton had four hits, including a pair of doubles and Hunter […]

Nashville's Jimmy Nelson pitched seven scoreless innings and struck out nine to improve his record to 9-2.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 28

Around the Horn: Saturday, June 28th

FRIDAY’S RESULTS New Orleans 0, NASHVILLE 5 The Sounds got seven shutout innings out of starter Jimmy Nelson, and Dustin Molleken and Jeremy Jeffress followed with a scoreless inning each as the Sounds blanked New Orleans 5-0. Jeremy Hermida singled, homered and knocked in three runs to lead the Nashville offense. Jason Rogers doubled, tripled […]

20120611_404 June 27

Farm Progress Report: 6/27/2014

With Helena and the AZL Brewers starting up recently, all seven of Milwaukee’s affiliates are now in action. Our latest Farm Progress Report takes a look at who’s enjoying success over recent weeks among each of the Brewers minor league clubs. Mike Garza (Brevard County) – Garza has hit safely in eight of his last […]

Outfielder Erik Komatsu was originally drafted by the Brewers in the 8th round in 2008.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 27

Rogers Promoted to AAA, Komatsu Re-Signed

The Brewers made a series of roster moves including the promotion of 2013 Minor League Player of the Year Jason Rogers to Triple-A Nashville, and the re-signing of 2010 Minor League Player of the Year Erik Komatsu. Rogers hit .270 with 22 home runs and 87 RBI last season at Double-A Huntsville. He began the […]

144 (1) June 27

Around the Horn: Friday, June 27th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS New Orleans 11, NASHVILLE 1 The Sounds were pounded by New Orleans as Ariel Pena allowed seven runs in three innings of action. Pete Orr had the only multi-hit game for Nashville, going 2-for-4. Jeff Bianchi and Caleb Gindl each doubled while Hector Gomez, Matt Pagnozzi and Hunter Morris each chipped in a […]

695 June 26

Around the Horn: Thursday, June 26th

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE Idle The Sounds had the day off on Wednesday after wrapping up their road trip. They return home on Thursday night to play host to the New Orleans Zephyrs at 7:05. Montgomery 4, HUNTSVILLE 2 The Stars were doubled up by Montgomery as Jed Bradley gave up three runs in seven innings […]

Brevard County shortstop Orlando Arcia was honored as the Florida State League's Player of the Week for the past week.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 25

Around the Horn: Wednesday, June 25th

TUESDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 1, Salt Lake 5 Johnnie Lowe got roughed up for four runs in the first inning and Nashville fell to Salt Lake 5-1. Kyle Heckathorn, Alfredo Figaro, Arcenio Leon and Brent Leach combined for 5.1 scoreless innings while Donovan Hand gave up a run in two innings on the mound. offensively, Caleb […]

Pitcher Jorge Lopez will represent the Brewers in the Futures Game on July 13th.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 24

Lopez To Play In Futures Game

The rosters for the 2014 Futures Game were announced this afternoon and Brevard County Manatees pitcher Jorge Lopez was selected to represent the Brewers on the World team. Lopez, a 6’4″ 21-year-old righty out of Cayey, Puerto Rico, was a second round draft pick of the Brewers in 2011 out of the Caguas Military Academy […]

Kentrail Davis reached base in all five of his plate appearances for Huntsville on Monday night.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 24

Around the Horn: Tuesday, June 24th

MONDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 8, Salt Lake 5 The Sounds moved back over .500 with a 8-5 win over Salt Lake. Taylor Jungmann started and went six innings, allowing two runs to earn his third win since joining Nashville. Pete Orr collected three hits, Matt Pagnozzi went 2-for-4 with a homer and Hunter Morris and Caleb […]

056 June 23

Minor League Mailbag: 6/23/14

Time for another edition of the Minor League Mailbag. This time around I fielded some questions about Brewers prospects, the July 2nd international market, and the recently completed draft. What more does Jimmy Nelson need to do to replace Marco Estrada in Milwaukee? (Joe) Nelson is knocking at the door and I can’t see him […]

Huntsville's Brent Suter allowed just one run over seven innings on Sunday afternoon.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 23

Around the Horn: Monday, June 23rd

SUNDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 1, Salt Lake 4 The Sounds managed just one run, a Caleb Gindl solo homer, as they fell to Salt Lake 4-1. Tyler Cravy started but left the game in the fourth inning with an apparent injury. Arcenio Leon came on in relief and was charged with the loss after giving up […]

Miguel Diaz allowed just one run in five innings of work on Saturday night in Maryvale.  (Photo: Brad Krause) June 22

Around the Horn: Sunday, June 22nd

SATURDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 7, Salt Lake 4 The Sounds finally got back on the winning track behind ace Jimmy Nelson who went seven innings and allowed three runs to improve his record to 8-2. Jeremy Hermida went 3-for-4 with a home run to lead the Nashville offensive attack. First baseman Hunter Morris also had three […]

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