Brewers News & Notes
- The honorable mention posts began in the MVBrewers series with a post on Jeremy Jeffress.
- With the success of Alcides Escobar and Lorenzo Cain on the Royals, it's easy to think that the Brewers made a mistake trading them for a season and a half of Zack Greinke. Despite this, it was still the right move for the Brewers, and Kyle explains why.
- Over on Disciples of Uecker, Nicholas Zettel looks at the position by position changes in offense between 2014 and 2015, as well as what the Brewers have to face in the rebuilding process.
Minor League Update
- Travis continues looking at the seasons of the top 10 BCB prospects with a look at Monte Harrison's season.
- Former Brewers prospect Nicky Delmonico is getting another chance in the minors with the Chicago White Sox. Kyle looks at Delmonico's performance so far this fall, as well as what can be learned from the situation with him in the minors.
- On the Brevard County Manatees website, there is an interview between radio broadcaster Dave Walkovic and infielder Chris McFarland.
- The Rattler Radio blog has a full list of former Timber Rattlers who played in Triple-A in 2015.
- Over in the FanPosts, Infield Fly Rule takes a look at players in the Winter Leagues.
Game 1: Royals 5, Mets 4 (13 Innings)
Royals Lead Series 1-0
Game 2: Mets @ Royals - 7:00 pm, FOX
Jacob deGrom vs. Johnny Cueto
Royals Lead Series 1-0
- Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia.
- The White Sox claimed RHP Jacob Turner off of waivers from the Cubs.
- Players in MLB come from all over the world, though more come from specific countries over others. Julien Assouline has some maps that break down where players from the majors come from around the world.
- The Royals made an unusual decision by choosing to add infielder Raul Mondesi to their World Series roster, potentially making him the first player to make his MLB debut in the World Series. Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com explains why the Royals decided to add Mondesi.
- Former Brewer Rob Wooten has his own rooting interests for the World Series. Adam McCalvy writes that Wooten is rooting for North Carolinia teammates in the World Series.
- During the telecast for game 1 of the World Series, power went out to the FOX Sports production truck during the fourth inning. It resulted in a temporary disruption to the telecast as the issue was addressed.
- Prior to Game 1, the father of Royals starter Edinson Volquez had died from complications of a heart condition. By the family's wishes, Volquez was not told until after his start was done. Alden Gonzalez has the story on the events of the night and how the family and team chose to handle it.