Brewers News and Analysis
- Sad news came out yesterday as word spread about the death of Joe Attanasio, the father of Brewers owner Mark Attanasio. On his Brew Beat blog, Adam McCalvy has a statement from Brewers COO Rick Schlesinger.
- The Brewers made another minor-league signing yesterday, signing catcher Nevin Ashley to a minor-league contract with a spring training invite.
- We kicked off a new series yesterday with a look back at 2014's longest home runs. It started with the tenth longest home run, a solo shot from Aramis Ramirez.
- Over on Disciples of Uecker, Nicholas Zettel has an outlook for Mike Fiers' 2015 season.
- Meanwhile, over on The First Out At Third blog, Justin Schultz has some thoughts on Wily Peralta.
- Rickie Weeks remains a free agent, and we don't know how much longer he will stay on the market. Kyle Lesniewski of Reviewing the Brew had some thoughts on how Rickie Weeks has hurt his value on the market.
- The Brewer Nation blog went through several jersey number updates that were made on the Brewers website.
- Bill Schroeder will join the Brewers Wall of Honor next season, and Cait Covers the Bases has the details on his addition to the wall.
- The Hall of Fame class will be revealed today, and with a loaded ballot, it's tougher than ever to make decisions. Over on JSOnline, Tom Haudricourt broke down his ballot and why he made the selections he did.
- One more option for the Brewers to re-sign for their bullpen is now off the board. The Detroit Tigers signed Tom Gorzelanny to a one-year deal this morning.
- The Philadelphia Phillies signed Aaron Harang to a one-year deal at $5 million.
- The White Sox signed Emilio Bonifacio to a one-year, $4 million deal.
- What would happen if MLB had relegation? Carson Cistulli of FanGraphs takes a look at the changes that would occur in MLB this season if relegation existed.