Brewers News & Notes
- The Brewers began filling their coaching staff yesterday, hiring Cubs minor league pitching coordinator to fill the pitching coach role. Kyle has some information on the new pitching coach.
- How well do you know the 2015 Brewers? The yearly quiz is up, asking how many of the 49 players who played for the Brewers in 2015 you can identify.
- The Steamer projections came out yesterday, and Derek looks at the predictions for the projected Brewers starters in 2016.
- The Brewers played five different players in center field this season. Seth Victor of BP Milwaukee say that, with no set plan in place for center in 2016, the Brewers should keep their options open.
Minor League Update
- Travis continued his review of the BCB top prospect list with #6 Gilbert Lara.
- Marcus Young of Miller Park Prospects has some notes from the fall and winter leagues, including one on RHP Gian Rizzo.
- The Rattler Radio blog looks at the seasons for alumni from the AL Central and NL Central, with a more specific look at the Brewers.
This Weekend's Games
AL Championship Series
Royals @ Blue Jays
Game 6: David Price vs. Yordano Ventura - 7:00 pm, FS1
Game 7*: Marcus Stroman vs. TBD: 7:00 pm, FS1
Royals Lead Series 3-2
- Ratings for the NLCS are out, and the games averaged 55% more viewers per game over last year.
- The Mariners are expected to hire Angels assistant GM Scott Servais as their new manager.
- Candidates for the Dodgers managerial job are coming out, and former Brewers manager Ron Roenicke is considered to be a potential candidate for the job.
- The Red Sox announced that manager John Farrell's cancer has gone into remission and is hopeful he will be back on the bench next season.