Wily Peralta became the first 14-game winner in MLB with another strong performance. He pitched 6 2/3 innings yesterday, allowing only one run while striking out nine. Meanwhile, the offense did not have a great day yesterday, but they had enough. Ryan Braun got the Brewers on the board early with a first inning RBI double, Khris Davis had an RBI double in the fifth, and Mark Reynolds also recorded an RBI with a sacrifice fly.
- Adam McCalvy & Caitlin Swieca have some minor league notes on Brewers.com. The Brewers made a small trade yesterday, acquiring minor league pitcher Jay Jackson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash. He will report to Triple-A Nashville. Also, Hunter Morris is set to begin a rehab assignment at rookie-level Arizona, and Wei-Chung Wang is moving his rehab up to Class A Wisconsin.
- Brandon Kintzler and Ron Roenicke have some different view on how Kintzler has performed this year. Adam McCalvy has quotes from both on his Brew Beat blog.
- Wily Peralta became the first 14-game winner yesterday, and it surprised some people. One of those was David Schoenfield of ESPN, who took the opportunity to profile Wily Peralta.
- Peralta has been one of the keys to the Brewers success this season. Mike Bauman of MLB.com looks at how the Brewers need Peralta to keep pitching this well down the stretch.
- What famous dog best represents the Brewers? Jim Caple of ESPN has a suggestion, along with one for each of the other NL teams.
- Tim Dillard looks at some of the different promotions that teams put on during games.
- Are things better with Tony Bosch gone? Enrique Bakemeyer of The Brewers Bar asks how things have improved with him done supplying PEDs.
Minor League Update
|Nashville Sounds||AAA||62-56||Round Rock @ Nashville (PPD)||
Fri: Round Rock @ Nashville (DH)
Sat: Round Rock @ Nashville
Sun: Round Rock @ Nashville
|Huntsville Stars||AA||68-49||Huntsville 6, Birmingham 3||
Fri: Huntsville @ Birmingham
Sat: Huntsville @ Birmingham
Sun: Huntsville @ Birmingham
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||57-53||Tampa 6, Brevard County 4||
Sat: Clearwater @ Brevard County (DH)
Sun: Clearwater @ Brevard County
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||60-51||Wisconsin 2, Peoria 1
Wisconsin 6, Peoria 1
Fri: Wisconsin @ Peoria
Sat: Wisconsin @ Peoria
Sun: Wisconsin @ Peoria
|DSL Brewers||R||25-33||DSL Brewers 8, DSL Marlins 0||
Fri: DSL Tigers @ DSL Brewers
Sat: DSL Brewers @ DSL Tigers
|Helena Brewers||R||18-32||Idaho Falls 8, Helena 4||
Fri: Helena @ Ogden
Sat: Helena @ Ogden
Sun: Helena @ Ogden
|AZL Brewers||R||18-20||AZL Athletics 9, AZL Brewers 3||
Fri: AZL Brewers @ AZL Athletics
Sun: AZL Reds @ AZL Brewers
This Weekend's Division Games
- Cardinals @ Orioles
Friday: Justin Masterson vs. Chris Tillman - 6:05 pm
Saturday: John Lackey vs. Ubaldo Jimenez - 3:05 pm
Sunday: Lance Lynn vs. TBD - 12:35 pm
Padres @ Pirates
Friday: Ian Kennedy vs. Vance Worley - 6:05 pm
Saturday: Eric Stults vs. Francisco Liriano - 6:05 pm
Sunday: Tyson Ross vs. Charlie Morton - 12:35 pm
Marlins @ Reds
Friday: Nathan Eovaldi vs. Mike Leake - 6:10 pm
Saturday: TBD vs. Alfredo Simon - 6:10 pm
Sunday: Brad Hand vs. Johnny Cueto - 12:10 pm
Rays @ Cubs
Friday: Chris Archer vs. Tsuyoshi Wada - 3:05 pm
Saturday: Jake Odorizzi vs. Edwin Jackson - 3:05 pm
Sunday: Alex Cobb vs. Travis Wood - 1:20 pm
This Weekend's Action
The Brewers face off against the Dodgers for the first time this season tonight. While Brewers.com does not have the official matchups available, here is what is expected for this weekend:
Friday: Roberto Hernandez vs. Kyle Lohse
Saturday: Zack Greinke vs. Mike Fiers
Sunday: Clayton Kershaw vs. Jimmy Nelson