Brewers News & Analysis
- One former Brewer was on yesterday's Hall of Fame Ballot: Gary Sheffield. He missed induction into the Hall of Fame this year, receiving votes from only 11.7% of the voters.
- We continued our Brew Crew Blasts series with the ninth longest home run, a solo home run from Khris Davis that measured 439 feet.
- Over on Reviewing the Brew, Kyle Lesniewski is disappointed that the Brewers are going to let Scooter Gennett be a full-time second baseman, but is coming to terms with it. Also, he believes that Carlos Gomez should hit cleanup for the Brewers.
- The big news yesterday was the announcement of the 2015 Hall of Fame class. In yesterday's vote, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, and Craig Biggio were voted into the Hall of Fame. It was the first time since 1955 that four players were voted into the Hall of Fame.
- ESPN Sweetspot has a list of the winners and losers after yesterday's Hall of Fame vote. They also have an all-star team of players not in the Hall of Fame.
- The New York Yankees singed Stephen Drew to a one-year deal worth $5 million.
- The New York Mets avoided arbitration with Bobby Parnell and signed him to a one-year, $3.7 million deal.
- The Cleveland Indians signed Michael Roth to a minor-league deal with a spring training invite, and released Tyler Cloyd to allow him to pitch in Korea.
- The Red Sox designated catcher Dan Butler for assignment.
- How well does run differential predict game results? Daniel Meyer of Beyond the Box Score analyzed this stat and came up with a formula to predict game outcomes based on it.