What we learned: May 16, 2014

Jeffrey Phelps

Quick day of lessons today, which include team defense, projecting wins, and unwritten rules.

Yesterday's Results

Brewers 4, Pirates 3

Four home runs accounted for the early scoring, as each team hit two home runs while the Pirates built a 3-2 lead. It came down to the bottom of the ninth, as Ryan Braun hit a single and Jonathan Lucroy and Mark Reynolds walked to load the bases with no outs. Khris Davis followed them up with an RBI single to send the Brewers home with a walk-off.

With the early game yesterday and the Brewers traveling afterwards, it was a very quiet news day for the Brewers yesterday.  Here's the few news items for today.

Cram Session

Minor League Update

Team Level Record Yesterday This Weekend
Nashville Sounds AAA 21-19 Oklahoma City 4, Nashville 2 Friday: Oklahoma City @ Nashville
Saturday: Oklahoma City @ Nashville
Sunday: Oklahoma City @ Nashville
Huntsville Stars AA 27-14 Huntsville 8, Birmingham 1 Friday: Birmingham @ Huntsville
Saturday: Birmingham @ Huntsville
Sunday: Birmingham @ Huntsville
Brevard County Manatees A+ 20-18 Fort Myers @ Brevard County
(Cancelled)
Friday: Brevard County @ Jupiter
Saturday: Brevard County @ Jupiter
Sunday: Brevard County @ Jupiter
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 19-20 Wisconsin 4, Peoria 3 Friday: Wisconsin @ Peoria
Saturday: Wisconsin @ Peoria
Sunday: Wisconsin @ Peoria

Check out morineko's daily minor league update for a more in-depth look at yesterday's minor league results.

Division Update

Team W L GB
Brewers 26 15 -
Cardinals 21 20 5
Reds 18 21 7
Pirates 17 23 8.5
Cubs 13 26 12

This Weekend's Division Games

  • Reds @ Phillies
    Friday: Alfredo Simon vs. Kyle Kendrick
    Saturday: Homer Bailey vs. Cole Hamels
    Sunday: TBD vs. Cliff Lee
  • Pirates @ Yankees
    Friday: Edinson Volquez vs. David Phelps
    Saturday: Charlie Morton vs. Hiroki Kuroda
    Sunday: Gerrit Cole vs. TBD
  • Braves @ Cardinals
    Friday: Ervin Santana vs. Lance Lynn
    Saturday: Aaron Harang vs. Shelby Miller
    Sunday: Gavin Floyd vs. Jaime Garcia

This Weekend's Action

The Brewers make their first trip to Wrigley Field this season for a weekend series in Chicago.  Here are the weekend matchups:

Friday: Kyle Lohse vs. Jeff Samardzija - 1:20 pm
Saturday: Matt Garza vs. Edwin Jackson - 1:20 pm
Sunday: Marco Estrada* vs. Travis Wood - 1:20 pm

* - As of this writing, Wily Peralta is actually listed on Brewers.com instead.  However, there haven't been any reports of a change to the rotation.

Make sure to make your weekend more interesting by taking in a dose of Prognostikeggers as well.

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