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What we learned: July 23, 2014

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Today's lessons include the trade deadline, Jonathan Lucroy, and more.

Mike McGinnis

Yesterday's Results

Brewers 4, Reds 3

Jimmy Nelson recovered from his rough start before the All-Star Break, pitching six innings and allowing three runs. It kept the Brewers even for most of the game, as they hit three solo home runs in the first few innings. Jonathan Lucroy ended up being the hero of the day, hitting two in the game, including a solo home run in the ninth to send the Brewers home winners.

Cram Session

Stories from BCB

Jonathan Lucroy

Trade Deadline

Other Notes

Minor League Update

Team Level Record Yesterday Today
Nashville Sounds AAA 54-50 Nashville 7, Colorado Springs 5 Colorado Springs @ Nashville
Huntsville Stars AA 62-40 Jackson 5, Huntsville 2 Huntsville @ Jackson
Brevard County Manatees A+ 51-42 Fort Myers 7, Brevard County 6 Brevard County @ Fort Myers
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A 52-47 OFF Wisconsin @ Lake County
DSL Brewers R 20-24 DSL Brewers 2, DSL Rangers2 1 DSL Brewers @ DSL Braves
Helena Brewers R 13-22 Grand Junction 8, Helena 7 Helena @ Great Falls
AZL Brewers R 13-13 AZL Padres 20, AZL Brewers 3 AZL Athletics @ AZL Brewers

News & Notes

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 56 45 -
Cardinals 54 46 1.5
Pirates 53 47 2.5
Reds 51 49 4.5
Cubs 41 57 13.5

Today's Division Games

  • Dodgers (Dan Haren) @ Pirates (Francisco Liriano) - 6:05 pm
  • Rays (Alex Cobb) @ Cardinals (Lance Lynn) - 6:15 pm
  • Padres (Ian Kennedy) @ Cubs (Tsuyoshi Yoda)  - 7:05 pm

Today's Action

The Brewers go for the series sweep this afternoon against the Reds. They will send Kyle Lohse to the mound to try for the sweep, and Mike Leake will oppose for the Reds. First pitch is at 1:10 pm, and Manny Randhawa of MLB.com has the preview.