Brewers News and Analysis
- On Friday, the Brewers released third base prospect Nick Delmonico. The Brewers acquired Delmonico in 2013 in the trade of Francisco Rodriguez, and he was a top third base prospect at the time. However, struggles in High-A in 2014, combined with personal issues that kept him out for part of the season and a 50-game suspension, resulted in the Brewers deciding to release him.
- In the FanPosts, the BCB voters have spoken, and Teddy Higuera, Geoff Jenkins, and Ben Oglivie were voted into the BCB Walk of Fame.
- Also in the FanPosts, Hyatt has a review for a new Android app: Ned Yost's Baseball Academics.
- Continuing his Brewers preview leading up to spring training, Adam McCalvy of Brewers.com looks at some of the prospects that could make an impact on the team in 2015.
- As part of Presidents' Day, Brewers COO Rick Schlesinger has three messages for Brewers fans.
- With a tight payroll heading into spring training, there's not much room for the Brewers to make more moves. Over on Reviewing the Brew, Pete Schwichtenberg believes that the Brewers should trade Gerardo Parra before the season begins to free some payroll space, and a big spring from Shane Peterson could make that decision easier.
- Brad Krause of Miller Park Prospects has a profile of Brewers prospect D'Vontrey Richardson.
- It was Valentine's Day of the weekend, and the Brewers had some special Brewers-themed cards made for the occasion. These cards included one featuring Hank the Ballpark Pup.
- The Astros signed LHP Joe Thatcher to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training.
- The Royals signed RHP Joe Blanton to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training.
- The White Sox signed RHP Matt Albers to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training.
- Did the Mariners steal Rickie Weeks from the rest of the league? Justin Schultz of The First Out At Third believes that the Mariners got the deal of the offseason by signing Weeks for $2 million.
- The Miami Marlins have been named as the host for the 2017 MLB All-Star game. It will be the third year in a row that a National League club will host the game. To help compensate for this, the American League will be considered the home team during the 2016 All-Star game in San Diego.