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Nine Brewers Selected For WBC

Rosters were announced on Wednesday for the 2017 World Baseball Classic with nine Milwaukee Brewers selected to participate for their respective countries. Pitchers Jorge Lopez, Hiram Burgos and Andrew Barbosa were named to Puerto Rico’s roster while infielder Jonathan Villar and pitcher Wily Peralta were selected to represent the Dominican Republic. In addition, pitchers Wei-Chung…

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Top 40 Prospect Rankings

With shortstop Orlando Arcia graduating to Milwaukee last season, we have a new number one in our latest prospect ranking with outfielder Lewis Brinson edging Corey Ray and Josh Hader for the top spot. There have been plenty of new faces joining Milwaukee’s ranks over the past two years and, in fact, only 13 of…

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Brewers Add First Baseman Aguilar

Two days after claiming infielder Ehire Adriaza off waivers from the San Francisco Giants, the Brewers made another move, designating Adriaza for assignment to make room for first baseman Jesus Aguilar, whom they claimed off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. Aguilar, 26, was originally signed by Cleveland out of Venezuela in 2007 and debuted with…

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Milwaukee Claims Infielder From Giants

As the date for pitchers and catchers to report to Maryvale draws closer, the Brewers continue to tinker with their roster, claiming infielder Ehire Adrianza off waivers from the San Francisco Giants while designating reliever Rob Scahill for assignment in order to make room on their 40-man roster. Adrianza is a glove-first infielder who has…

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On Deck Notebook

The Brewers held their annual On Deck event in Milwaukee on Sunday and several notable items came out of the days festivities. LOPEZ TO PITCH IN WBC 2016 was not the season many had hoped for from pitcher Jorge Lopez as he struggled with to command his stuff in Colorado Springs before moving down to…

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Five Brewers Among MLB Network’s Top 100 Prospects

MLB Network, in conjunction with MLBPipeline.com, aired their annual Top 100 Prospect special on Saturday night and five Milwaukee Brewers prospects made their list, with outfielder Lewis Brinson checking in at #18. Infielder Isan Diaz showed up at #65 with pitcher Luis Ortiz coming in three spots ahead of Diaz at #62.  Left-hander Josh Hader entered…

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2017 Coaching Staffs Announced

The Brewers announced their minor league coaching assignments on Thursday with plenty of familiar faces returning for 2017. Rick Sweet (Colorado Springs), Mike Guerrero (Biloxi), Joe Ayrault (Carolina), Matt Erickson (Wisconsin), Nestor Corredor (Helena) and Victor Estevez (DSL Brewers) all return as skippers while former catcher Rafael Neda takes over as the new manager of…

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Brewers Send Thornburg to Boston

The Brewers made their first big deal of the winter meetings on Tuesday morning, sending relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg to the Boston Red Sox in exchange for third baseman Travis Shaw, infielder Maurico Dubon and pitcher Josh Pennington. Shaw, 26, is a left-handed bat who should compete for Milwaukee’s starting third base job. Last season…

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Notebook: 11/20/16

It’s been a while since we’ve had anything for you but with the winter meetings on the horizon things could start to pick up in Brewerland. Here’s a few quick updates of what’s been going on in recent weeks. A Few New Faces The Brewers have added a handful of new players to the organization,…

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Arizona Fall League Preview

While the Major League Baseball Playoffs roll on, some of baseball’s top prospects return to action later today as the Arizona Fall League gets underway. The Brewers will be sending seven players to the desert as catcher Jacob Nottingham, infielder Isan Diaz, outfielder Brett Phillips and pitchers Josh Uhen, Tyler Spurlin, Javi Salas and Tayler…

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Diaz, Woodruff Win Brewers Yearly Awards

The Brewers announced their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year on Tuesday with right-hander Brandon Woodruff being selected as the organization’s Pitcher of the Year and infielder Isan Diaz being honored as the Player of the Year. Woodruff, 23, opened the season at High-A Brevard County, where he was dominant over eight starts,…

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Around the Horn: Friday, September 9th

THURSDAY’S RESULTS MILWAUKEE BREWERS 12, St. Louis Cardinals 5 Milwaukee scored six runs in the top of the sixth as they routed the Cardinals 12-5 on Thursday night. Junior Guerra started and got the win, going five and allowing three runs. Domingo Santana, Orlando Arcia and Martin Maldonado all homered for the Brewers. Hernan Perez…