Nick Travieso was selected by Cincinnati in the first round in 2012. February 28

Rival Rankings: Cincinnati Reds

Today we wrap up with part four of our four part series where we will be taking a brief look at some of the top minor league prospects for each of the Milwaukee Brewers rivals in the National League Central Division. We’ve checked in with the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates in […]

The Pittsburgh Pirates were a National League Wild Card team in 2014. February 26

Rival Rankings: Pittsburgh Pirates

Today we continue on with part three of our four part series where we will be taking a brief look at some of the top minor league prospects for each of the Milwaukee Brewers rivals in the National League Central Division. We checked in with the Chicago Cubs on Sunday and the St. Louis Cardinals […]

Alex Reyes went 7-7 with a 3.63 earned run average at Low-A Peoria in 2014. February 24

Rival Rankings: St. Louis Cardinals

Today we continue on with part two of our four part series where we will be taking a brief look at some of the top minor league prospects for each of the Milwaukee Brewers rivals in the National League Central Division. We checked in with the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. Next up is the St. […]

soler February 22

Rival Rankings: Chicago Cubs

Today we start with the first in a four part series where we will be taking a brief look at some of the top minor league prospects for each of the Milwaukee Brewers rivals in the National League Central Division. The Chicago Cubs enter the 2015 season with arguably the best farm system in baseball. […]

At Brevard County in 2014, Lopez struck out a career high 119 batters. February 20

Prospect Profile: Jorge Lopez

When scouts look at prospects there are certain things that are easy to measure. Height, weight, velocity, etc. One thing that’s a bit more difficult to measure however, is a player’s heart. In 2014, pitcher Jorge Lopez showcased the heart of a champion as he battled through adversity off the field, to turn in his […]

spring February 18

2015 Minor League Spring Training

With big league pitchers and catchers reporting to Maryvale this weekend, the Brewers minor leaguers won’t be far behind. Some are already in Maryvale for their winter session, the rest will arrive during the first two weeks of March. Here are some dates to keep in mind on the minor league side of things. . […]

DVO February 16

Prospect Profile: D’Vontrey Richardson

When it comes to tools and raw talent, there may be no player in the Brewers organization blessed with more than outfielder D’Vontrey Richardson. The Washington Nationals saw that talent early on and selected the Georgia native in the 35th round of the 2006 draft.  Though Washington pushed hard to sign Richardson, he had other […]

Taylor Jungmann split the 2014 season between Double-A Huntsville and Triple-A Nashville. February 13

Prospect Rankings Roundtable: Part Three

After releasing our Top 40 Prospect Rankings last Thursday, three of our voters, myself, Brad Krause and Sam Peterson sat down to discuss the rankings. Our fellow colleague Chris Collins was nice enough to moderate the conversation. Part one and part two of our series ran earlier this week. Today we wrap up with part […]

Michael Ratterree collected 33 doubles and 18 home runs in 125 games at Wisconsin last season. February 11

Prospect Rankings Roundtable: Part Two

After releasing our Top 40 Prospect Rankings last Thursday, three of our voters, myself, Brad Krause and Sam Peterson sat down to discuss the rankings. Our fellow colleague Chris Collins was nice enough to moderate the conversation. Part one of our prospect rankings roundtable ran on Monday as we looked at some of the top prospects […]

Clint Coulter hit 22 home runs at Class-A Wisconsin in 2014. February 09

Prospect Rankings Roundtable: Part One

After releasing our Top 40 Prospect Rankings last Thursday, three of our voters, myself, Brad Krause and Sam Peterson sat down to discuss the rankings. Our fellow colleague Chris Collins was nice enough to moderate the conversation. We had originally intended to include this all in one post, but we rambled on so long that […]

Tyrone Taylor enters the season as our #2 prospect in the Brewers organization following a 2014 season in which he excelled at High-A Brevard County. February 05

Milwaukee Brewers Top 40 Prospect Rankings

When we last did our prospect rankings back in July, pitcher Jimmy Nelson sat at the top of the list with outfielder Tyrone Taylor and shortstop Orlando Arcia hot on his heels. Nelson has since graduated off of the list following his promotion to Milwaukee where he finished out the 2014 season, leaving the number […]

arcia February 02

Minor League Mailbag: 2/2/15

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on the mailbag, and with the Super Bowl behind us and Spring Training right around the corner, it seems like a good time to clean out the inbox. In this edition we’ll tackle questions on Orlando Arcia, Taylor Jungmann, Javier Salas, Tyler Alexander and some of the […]

williams January 26

Brewers Announce Non-Roster Invitees

With pitchers and catchers due to report to Arizona in just a few short weeks, and position players to follow a few days later, the Brewers have made official their list of non-roster invitees for 2015 spring training. Fourteen minor league players, not on the Brewers 40-man roster will be joining the major league team […]

dontrelle January 21

Willis Signs Minor League Deal

The Brewers announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Dontrelle Willis on a minor league contract that includes an invite to major league spring training. The 2003 National League Rookie of the Year and two-time All-Star, Willis played most recently for Bridgeport of the Independent Atlantic League, where he went […]

sardinas January 19

Gallardo Dealt To Texas For Three

As first reported yesterday by Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Brewers traded starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo to the Texas Rangers on Monday in exchange for infielder Luis Sardinas and right-handed pitchers Corey Knebel and Marcos Diplan. Sardinas is a 21-year-old infielder who has experience at second base, shortstop and third base. […]

subero January 13

2015 Coaching Staffs Announced

The Brewers announced their Minor League coaching staffs on Tuesday and the 2015 versions will look quite similar to the 2014 versions when the teams report to spring training. All seven of Milwaukee’s affiliates will return their skipper from 2014 with Rick Sweet managing the new Triple-A affiliate in Colorado Springs and Carlos Subero at […]

long December 18

MILWAUKEE DEALS ZARRAGA TO DODGERS

The Brewers completed a trade on Thursday, sending catcher Shawn Zarraga to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for left-handed pitcher Jarret Martin and outfielder Matt Long. Zarraga was selected by Milwaukee in the 44th round of the 2007 draft and had spent the previous seven seasons in the Brewers organization, advancing as high as […]

Outfielder Kentrail Davis was a supplemental first round pick of the Brewers in 2009. December 11

Brewers lose Halton, Davis in Rule 5 Draft

Major League Baseball held their annual Rule 5 Draft on Thursday morning in San Diego, California, and while the Brewers didn’t add any players this year, they did see a pair of their players get plucked by other teams in the Triple-A portion of the draft. Outfielder/first baseman Sean Halton was taken by the Baltimore […]

jungmann November 20

Brewers Add Four to 40-Man

In advance of MLB’s Rule V draft in December, the Brewers announced the addition of three players – shortstop Yadiel Rivera and pitchers Taylor Jungmann and Mike Strong – to their 40-man roster. Rivera is a 22-year-old Puerto Rican shortstop, selected by the Brewers out of high school in the 9th round of the 2010 […]

Right-hander Zach Quintana appeared in 25 games for Low-A Wisconsin in 2014. November 14

Brewers Acquire Wren From Atlanta

The Milwaukee Brewers completed a trade with the Atlanta Braves on Friday, sending pitcher Zach Quintana to Atlanta in exchange for outfielder Kyle Wren. Drafted by Milwaukee in the 3rd round in 2012, Quintana pitched in 13 AZL games that same season, going 3-4 with a 5.82 earned run average. He moved to Helena in […]

sermo November 12

Brewers Make Minor League Roster Moves

The Brewers announced a series of roster moves on Wednesday, including the release of nine players and the retirement of two more. Pitchers Andy Hillis, Max Walla and Ryan Deeter, Infielders Greg Hopkins, Shea Vucinich and Jose Sermo and outfielders Josh Prince, Eric Williams and Dionis Hinojosa were all released, while pitcher Chad Pierce and […]

jimenez November 07

Fall/Winter League Notebook 11.7.14

The offseason can get long and boring. But if you look hard enough, you can still find some baseball being played around the globe. Here’s a quick peak at what some Brewers farmhands have been up to lately. Arizona Fall League – The Brewers have had nine players participating in the AFL in 2014 including […]

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.

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