rogers October 27

2014 Minor League Statistical Leaders

As part of our 2014 season review, today we take a quick look at who the statistical leaders were throughout the Brewers organization in several offensive and pitching categories. HITTING Games Played 1. Tyrone Taylor (135) 2. Jason Rogers (134) 3. Nick Ramirez (133) 4. Michael Ratterree (132) 5. Taylor Brennan (129) Batting Average (Minimum […]

cain October 21

Familiar Faces in Kansas City

When the Kansas City Royals take the field for game one of the World Series on Tuesday night, their roster should look plenty familiar to Milwaukee Brewers fans. From Assistant General Manager Dean Taylor to Japanese translator Kosuke Inaji the Royals staff has all kinds of ties to the Brewers. The team is led by […]

morris October 17

Minor League Mailbag: 10/17/14

It’s been a while since we’ve had anything to post on the site, so I decided to dig in to the emails and answer a few questions for another Minor League Mailbag. This time around I’ll take a look at the Brewers affiliation shuffle, Drew Gagnon’s future, Clint Coulter’s position switch, the future for Hunter […]

nelson October 02

2014 Nashville Sounds Season Review

2014 Season recap The Sounds wrapped up their final season as a Milwaukee Brewers affiliate with a record of 77-67 in 2014. Despite finishing ten games over .500, the team did not qualify for the playoffs, wrapping up the season 2.5 games back of first place Memphis in the Pacific Coast League’s American Southern Division. […]

Drew Gagnon pent all of 2014 at Double-A Huntsville. September 28

2014 Huntsville Stars Season Review

2014 Season Recap The Stars finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 77-63, good for first place in the Southern League’s North Division, ten and a half games ahead of the second place Tennessee Smokies. Huntsville went 46-24 in the first half of the season, finishing 12.5 games ahead of Tennessee and securing […]

arcia2 September 25

2014 Brevard County Season Review

2014 Season Recap The Manatees finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 73-62, good for second place in the Florida State League’s North Division, just two and a half games back of the first place Dunedin Blue Jays. Despite their record, the Manatees did not qualify for the FSL playoffs. Brevard went 36-30 […]

trats September 22

2014 Timber Rattlers Season Review

2014 Season Recap The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers finished the 2014 campaign five games over .500, with an overall record of 72-67, good for fourth place in the Midwest League’s Western Division. The Rattlers went 36-33 in the first half of the season, finishing eight and a half games back of first place Kane County and […]

devin September 19

2014 Helena Brewers Season Review

2014 Season Recap Helena wrapped up the 2014 campaign with an overall record of 27-49 and a .355 winning percentage. That record was the worst in the Pioneer League and put them in the cellar in the league’s North Division. They finished 13-25 in the first half of the season and things didn’t get much […]

rizzo September 16

2014 AZL Brewers Season Review

2014 Season Recap The Brewers finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 24-31, finishing in third place in the Arizona League’s Central Division behind the Indians and the Dodgers. Their overall record was the third worst in the AZL, finishing ahead of only the Reds and the Padres. Things got off to a […]

neuhaus September 15

Brewers 2014 Minor League Instrux

INSTRUCTIONAL LEAGUE DETAILS The Brewers Instructional League season gets underway this week in Maryvale and the team released the rosters on Monday of the players that will be participating via their Player Development Twitter account. Milwaukee’s Instructional League is set to begin on Wednesday with a camp day in Maryvale, and runs through Friday, October […]

dsl September 13

2014 DSL Brewers Season Review

2014 Season Recap The Brewers finished the 2014 season with a record of 27-43, winding up in the cellar of the San Pedro De Macoris division of the Dominican Summer League. The team got off to a hot start to the year winning seven of their first nine games, but lost seven of their last […]

shackelford September 10

Shackelford & Astin Traded to Reds

The Brewers announced on Wednesday that pitchers Kevin Shackelford and Barrett Astin had been traded to the Cincinnati Reds as the two players to be named later in the deal that saw Milwaukee acquire Jonathan Broxton on August 31st. The 6’5″ Shackelford is a converted catcher whom the Brewers drafted in the 21st round in […]

Clint Coulter was named the Brewers Minor League Player of the Year, while Jimmy Nelson was named as the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year. September 09

Coulter, Nelson Named Players of the Year

The Brewers announced their Minor League Player of the Year awards on Tuesday with catcher Clint Coulter being named the organization’s Player of the Year, and pitcher Jimmy Nelson being honored as the organization’s Pitcher of the Year. Coulter appeared in 126 games for Class-A Wisconsin, hitting .287 and tying the Timber Rattlers single season […]

Huntsville's Yadiel Rivera went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs September 09

Around the Horn: Tuesday, September 9th

MONDAY’S RESULTS HUNTSVILLE 6, Chattanooga 7 A four run fifth inning for Chattanooga proved to be just a little too much for Huntsville as they fell to the Lookouts 7-6, ending their season on Monday night. Brent Suter started for the Stars, going 3.1 innings and allowing three runs. Eric Marzec followed and surrendered three […]

Catcher Robinzon Diaz went 2-for-4 and knocked in a run for Hunstville on Sunday. September 08

Around the Horn: Monday, September 8th

SUNDAY’S RESULTS HUNTSVILLE 4, Chattanooga 0 Making his Double-A debut in a win-or-go home contest, Tyler Wagner tossed six scoreless innings and Huntsville pulled out a 4-0 win to send their series with Chattanooga to a deciding game five. Wagner allowed just two hits and struck out four before giving way to David Goforth. Goforth […]

Huntsville's Mike Strong allowed just one run over four innings while striking out six on Saturday night. September 07

Around the Horn: Sunday, September 7th

SATURDAY’S RESULTS HUNTSVILLE 1, Chattanooga 2 Chattanooga broke a 1-1 tie with a run in the seventh as they took game three by a score of 2-1. Mike Strong started for Huntsville and went four innings, allowing one run and striking out six. Jacob Barnes followed and took the loss after allowing a run in […]

Austin Ross worked seven scoreless innings for Huntsville on Friday, allowing just one hit. September 06

Around the Horn: Saturday, Sept. 6th

FRIDAY’S RESULTS Chattanooga 0, HUNTSVILLE 9 The Stars evened their best-of-five game series at one game apiece with a 9-0 win on Friday night. Austin Ross, Jed Bradley and Kevin Shackelford combined for a one hit shutout. Ross started and earned the win after tossing seven scoreless innings. He allowed just one hit and struck […]

jungmann September 05

Jungmann, Rogers Win August Awards

The Brewers announced on Friday that pitcher Taylor Jungmann was named as the team’s Minor League Pitcher of the Month and third baseman Jason Rogers was names as the Minor League Player of the Month for the month of August. In six August starts for Triple-A Nashville, Jungmann went 3-1 with a 1.80 earned run […]

Jorge Ortega worked six scoreless innings for Helena on Thursday night. September 05

Around the Horn: Friday, September 5th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS Chattanooga 4, HUNTSVILLE 3 Chattanooga jumped out to an early lead and held on to take game one from Huntsville 4-3. Drew Gagnon started and took the loss, allowing four runs in 4.2 innings. Eric Marzec, Manny Barreda and Greg Holle combined to work the final four and a third innings without allowing […]

Outfielder Johnny Davis went 2-for-3 with a stolen base and scored a run for Wisconsin on Wednesday night. September 04

Around the Horn: Thursday, Sept. 4th

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Kane County 7, WISCONSIN 3 The Cougars got a three-run home run from a rehabbing Mike Olt to break open game one of their playoff series with the Timber Rattlers. Kane County would go on to win 7-3 as the series heads to Illinois for game two and a possible game three if […]

GRAND CHUTE - September 2014: Members of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during a Midwest League playoff game against the Kane County Cougars on September 3rd, 2014 at Fox Cities Stadium in Grand Chute, Wisconsin.  (Photo Credit: Brad Krause) September 03

Photo Gallery: Wisconsin Playoffs

The Timber Rattlers kicked off the Midwest League playoffs on Wednesday night as they played host to the Kane County Cougars. Kane County came out on top 7-3 thanks in large part to a three-run home run off the bat of Cubs third baseman Mike Olt. If you’d like to view more photos from game […]

Dustin DeMuth doubled and knocked in the lone run for Helena on Tuesday night. September 03

Around the Horn: Wednesday, Sept. 3rd

TUESDAY’S RESULTS Missoula 3, HELENA 1 Missoula scored a pair of runs in the second inning and that would prove to be all they would need as they knocked off Helena 3-1. Helena got on the board with a run in the sixth when Dustin DeMuth doubled to score Brandon Diaz, but Missoula added another […]

helmet September 02

Hirsch Named Pitcher of the Week

Helena Brewers pitcher Zach Hirsch was honored as the Pioneer League’s Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday for the week ending September 1st. The Brewers 19th round pick this season out of the University of Nebraska tossed six scoreless innings against Great Falls on August 28th, allowing just three hits while striking out a career […]

Shortstop Hector Gomez hit .282 with 15 home runs for Triple-A Nashville this season. September 02

Rogers, Gomez, Clark Join Milwaukee

After Nashville’s Triple-A season came to a close on Monday afternoon, the Brewers announced three more September call-ups on Tuesday. Infielders Jason Rogers, Hector Gomez and Matt Clark will all be joining the Brewers in Chicago as they push towards the playoffs. A 32nd round pick of the Brewers in 2010, Rogers was Milwaukee’s Minor […]

Clint Coulter went 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs for Wisconsin on Monday afternoon. September 02

Around the Horn: Tuesday, September 2nd

MONDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 13, Round Rock 6 The Sounds scored seven runs in the eighth inning as they won their season finale 13-6. Jay Jackson started and went five innings, allowing two runs, Dustin Molleken followed with two innings and picked up the win. Sean Halton went 3-for-5 with a double and a home run. […]

BELOIT - September 2014: David Denson (13) of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during a game against the Beloit Snappers on September 1st, 2014 at Pohlman Field in Beloit, Wisconsin.  (Photo Credit: Brad Krause) September 01

Photo Gallery: Timber Rattlers

The Timber Rattlers wrapped up their regular season on Monday afternoon in Beloit against the Snappers. Clint Coulter hit a pair of home runs for Wisconsin, but Beloit outslugged the Rattlers and came away with an 11-5 victory. To see more from Monday afternoon’s finale in Beloit, click the image above for a full gallery.

Catcher Matt Pagnozzi hit .215 with 11 home runs for Triple-A Nashville this season. September 01

Brewers Announce September Call-Ups

The Brewers announced their first round of September call-ups on Monday morning with a total of six players joining or re-joining the Major League club. Pitchers Matt Garza and Wei-Chung Wang were reinstated from the disabled list. Pitcher Jimmy Nelson was recalled from Class-A Brevard County. Outfielder Logan Schafer was recalled from Triple-A Nashville and […]

Taylor Brennan went 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk for the Timber Rattlers on Sunday. September 01

Around the Horn: Monday, September 1st

SUNDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 2, Round Rock 3 Nashville was nipped by Round Rock 3-2 on their second to last day of the season. Taylor Jungmann started and went five innings, allowing just one run while striking out nine. Brent Leach followed and took the loss after giving up a run in an inning and two-thirds. […]

mp August 31

Brewers Acquire Broxton For Two PTBNL

The Brewers announced on Sunday that they have acquired relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of players to be named later. By making the trade today, Broxton remains eligible to be a part of the Brewers playoff roster in 2014. Had he been acquired just a day later, he would […]

Helena first baseman Alan Sharkey went 3-for-3 with a double and a home run in game two of their doubleheader on Saturday night. August 31

Around the Horn: Sunday, August 31st

SATURDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 5, Round Rock 2 Nashville topped Round Rock 5-2 in game one of their doubleheader. Billy Buckner started and picked up the win, going six innings and allowing two runs. Rob Wooten worked a scoreless seventh for the save. Hector Gomez went 3-for-4 while Matt Clark was 2-for-4 with a home run […]

Devin Williams worked six innings for Helena on Friday night, allowing just one run while striking out five. August 30

Around the Horn: Saturday, August 30th

FRIDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 7, Round Rock 4 The Sounds scored five runs in the second as they knocked off Round Rock 7-4. Michael Blazek started and went 4.2 innings, allowing three runs. Dustin Molleken followed with two innings, giving up one run to earn the win. Rob Wooten picked up the save. Jason Rogers led […]

Nashville outfielder Jeremy Hermida went 3-for-5 with a double and a home run on Thursday night. August 29

Around the Horn: Friday, August 29th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 7, Round Rock 10 Nashville pitchers surrendered ten runs on 13 hits as they fell to Round Rock 10-7. Donovan Hand started and took the loss giving up four runs in three innings. Jeremy Hermida led the offense going 3-for-5 with a double and a home run. Matt Pagnozzi was 2-for-4 with […]

Helena outfielder Dionis Hinojosa went 3-for-3 and was hit by a pitch in four plate appearances Wednesday night. August 28

Around the Horn: Thursday, August 28th

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Sacramento 8, NASHVILLE 5 Sacramento scored six runs in the eighth to beat Nashville 8-5. Jay Jackson started and allowed two runs in 4.2 innings. Alfredo Figaro followed and gave up two in 2.1 innings. Rob Wooten followed Figaro and got lit up for four runs in just a third of an inning. […]

Mike Strong worked five scoreless innings for Brevard County on Tuesday night. August 27

Around the Horn: Wednesday, August 27th

TUESDAY’S RESULTS Sacramento 2, NASHVILLE 0 The Sounds offense continued to sputter as they were shut out by Sacramento 2-0. Taylor Jungmann went seven innings and allowed just two runs but was tagged with the loss. Brent Leach tossed the final two scoreless innings. Pete Orr went 2-for-3 and Jason Rogers added a single for […]

APPLETON - August 2014: Angel Ortega (10) of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers during a game against the Beloit Snappers on August 26th, 2014 at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wisconsin.  (Photo Credit: Brad Krause) August 26

Photo Gallery: Timber Rattlers

Battling for a Midwest League playoff berth, the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers played host to the Beloit Snappers in a matinee at Fox Cities Stadium on Tuesday. The Timber Rattlers defeated Beloit 6-2 behind a strong pitching performance from starter Barrett Astin. To see more from Tuesday afternoon’s action, click the image above to view a […]

ramirez August 26

Eight Brewers to Participate in AFL

The rosters were announced on Tuesday afternoon for the 2014 Arizona Fall League and eight Brewers farmhands were selected to represent Milwaukee when play begins in October. Outfielder Tyrone Taylor, first baseman Nick Ramirez, shortstop Hector Gomez, catcher Shawn Zarraga and pitchers Brooks Hall, Ariel Pena, Wei-Chung Wang and Tyler Wagner will play for the […]

Jorge Ortega allowed just one earned run in six innings of work for Helena on Monday night. August 26

Around the Horn: Tuesday, August 26th

MONDAY’S RESULTS Sacramento 20, NASHVILLE 1 Nashville pitchers gave up 20 runs on 24 hits as they were crushed by Sacramento 20-1. Billy Buckner took the loss after making the start and allowing six runs in three innings. Rob Wooten was the only Sounds pitcher not to allow a run, tossing one scoreless inning. Sean […]

sounds August 25

Clark Named Player of the Week

Nashville Sounds first baseman Matt Clark was honored as the Pacific Coast League’s Player of the Week on Monday for the week of August 18th-24th. Clark hit safely in all seven games last week, going 15-for-28 (.536) with two home runs and nine runs batted in and nine runs scored. Since joining the Sounds in […]

halton August 25

Affiliate Playoff Possibilities

We’re in to the final full week of the Minor League season and several of the Brewers affiliates are in line to earn a playoff spot (or in the case of Huntsville, have already clinched one). Here is a quick breakdown of each team’s possible playoff chances. Nashville – The Sounds are locked in a […]

Hobbs Johnson allowed just two runs on four hits in 7.2 innings for Brevard County on Sunday. August 25

Around the Horn: Monday, August 25th

SUNDAY’S RESULTS Sacramento 2, NASHVILLE 14 Nashville banged out 16 hits including four home runs and they cruised to victory over Sacramento. Michael Blazek started and earned the win, going 6.1 innings and giving up two runs. Jason Rogers went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and a walk. Hunter Morris also had three hits, […]

Chris Razo worked 3.2 scoreless innings and picked up the win for Wisconsin on Saturday night. August 24

Around the Horn: Sunday, August 24th

SATURDAY’S RESULTS Fresno 2, NASHVILLE 6 Sean halton, Matt Clark and Logan Schafer each had two hits as the Sounds beat Fresno 6-2. Hunter Morris and Adam Weisenburger each added a double while Eugenio Velez singled and walked in five plate appearances. Donovan Hand picked up the win after going six innings and giving up […]

Wei-Chung Wang went 6.1 innings, giving up just one run on Friday night. August 23

Around the Horn: Saturday, August 23rd

FRIDAY’S RESULTS Fresno 3, NASHVILLE 0 The Sounds were shutout by Fresno 3-0. Jay Jackson started and took the loss, going five innings and allowing just one run. Matt Clark went 2-for-4 while Caleb Gindl and Hunter Morris each singled for the only Nashville hits. HUNTSVILLE 7, Mobile 6 Huntsville used a five run third […]

Tyler Wagner is 13-5 with a 1.60 ERA in 23 starts for Brevard County this season. August 22

Farm Progress Report: 8/22/2014

Coming down the home stretch of the 2014 season, several of the Brewers affiliates are fighting for playoff spots and have been getting key contributions from some of Milwaukee’s top prospects. Here’s a look at players who have been thriving at the plate and on the mound over the past couple of weeks. Matt Clark […]

Taylor Jungmann worked six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and striking out seven on Thursday night. August 22

Around the Horn: Friday, August 22nd

THURSDAY’S RESULTS Fresno 8, NASHVILLE 4 Nashville was doubled up by Fresno 8-4 in game one of their doubleheader. Ariel Pena started but didn’t make it out of the second inning, allowing six runs in 1.1 innings. Alfredo Figaro and Billy Buckner combined to work 4.2 scoreless innings of relief. Matt Clark and Irving Falu […]

Javier Salas went seven innings, allowing just one run in Wisconsin's win on Wednesday night. August 21

Around the Horn: Thursday, August 21st

WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Fresno, NASHVILLE PPD (Rain) Nashville’s game against Fresno was postponed due to rain on Wednesday night. The two teams will play a doubleheader on Thursday. Jackson 4, HUNTSVILLE 6 Despite being out-hit 14-6, the Stars pulled out a 6-4 win. Austin Ross got the win after going five innings and allowing two runs. […]

Clint Coulter is hitting .271 with 19 home runs and 79 runs batted in for Class-A Wisconsin. August 20

Minor League Mailbag: 8/20/14

Back again with another edition of the Minor League Mailbag. This time I answered questions regarding Clint Coulter, Taylor Williams, Joantgel Segovia, September call-ups and some Brewers alumni. The Brewers seem to be the only ones that think (Clint) Coulter can stick behind the plate. How has his defense progressed this season? Are there any […]

Logan Schafer went 3-for-6 with two doubles and a triple in Nashville's win on Tuesday night. August 20

Around the Horn: Wed., August 20th

TUESDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 13, Albuquerque 12 In a crazy game that saw 25 runs scored on 33 hits, the Sounds prevailed 13-12. Michael Blazek started and went four innings, allowing seven runs. Jose De La Torre worked 1.2 scoreless innings and earned the win. Rob Wooten tossed the final two innings and earned the save […]

Jason Rogers went 4-for-5 with a single, two doubles and a home run for Nashville on Monday night. August 19

Around the Horn: Tuesday, August 19th

MONDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 9, Albuquerque 3 The Sounds offense exploded for nine runs on 16 hits as they beat the isotopes 9-3. Jason Rogers led the way, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and a home run. Hector Gomez fell just a single shy of the cycle, going 3-for-5 with a double, triple and home run […]

Jorge Ortega pitched seven scoreless innings in his last start against Idaho Falls last Wednesday. August 18

Ortega Named Pitcher of the Week

Helena Brewers starting pitcher Jorge Ortega was honored as the Pioneer League’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday for the week of Monday, August 11th – Sunday, August 17th. The 21-year-old righty from Caracas, Venezuela pitched seven scoreless innings in his last start against Idaho Falls. He gave up just three base hits and struck […]

First baseman Nick Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a double and a grand slam in Huntsville's 8-6 win on Sunday. August 18

Around the Horn: Monday, August 18th

SUNDAY’S RESULTS NASHVILLE 2, Albuquerque 4 Despite racking up 12 hits, Nashville managed only two runs as they were doubled up by the Isotopes 4-2. Jay Jackson started and went five innings, allowing four runs, and took the loss. Alfredo Figaro tossed two scoreless innings and Billy Bucker worked a 1-2-3 eighth in his Nashville […]

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