Brewers News and Analysis
- The depature of Yovani Gallardo is the end of an era for the Brewers. Yesterday, Jordan said an emotional goodbye to the longtime Brewers pitcher.
- There's many different ways to look at the Gallardo trade from the Brewers end. Derek put together a list of the many different views of the trade and how it affects the organization in 2015 and beyond.
- Until James Shields signs with someone, the speculation about the Brewers as a fit is going to remain. Fred added to that conversation yesterday with an argument about how Shields would be a fit for the Brewers.
- Derek has a scouting report on the third member of the prospect package from the trade, pitcher Marcos Diplan.
- The Brewers also made a notable minor league signing yesterday, bringing in pitcher Dontrelle Willis on a minor-league deal. Willis has not been in the majors since 2011 with the Reds.
- Noah notes that Carlos Gomez and his wife has matching big watches.
- Spring Madness is coming back, and there will be an advance opportunity to buy tickets on Friday. Tom Singer of Brewers.com has the details on the promotion.
- Back from his trip to Washington D.C. for the State of the Union address, Jonathan Lucroy reflected on the experience, which included a meeting with a war veteran. Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com has some quotes from Lucroy on the trip.
- Over on Reviewing the Brew, Kyle Lesniewski had the opportunity to interview Jimmy Nelson.
- The Braves signed Kelly Johnson to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.
- The Giants designated Marco Scutaro for assignment following his back surgery last month.
- The Rangers acquired Carlos Corporan from the Astros for RHP Akeem Bostick.
- The Reds signed Jason Marquis to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.
- Mark Townsend of Big League Stew notes that there are ongoing discussions about pushing the MLB Draft back to July 1 so it does not conflict with the college baseball playoffs.
- The Hardball Times continued their series on changes they would like to see the new MLB commissioner make during his tenure. Miles Wray writes that MLB doesn't have to fit in with the mainstream, and Chad Finn breaks down how the Hall of Fame voting needs to be fixed.