Brewers News and Analysis
- Ron Roenicke and Doug Melvin both enter 2015 in the final years of their contracts, and will be in a lame duck status throughout it. Noah examines what this means for the manager, GM, and the organization as they enter this year.
- A few more Cuban players have defected and will be heading to MLB, and the Brewers could be interested in signing them as well. Noan notes that the Brewers have shown interest in Yadier Alvarez and Andy Ibanez, and could make a push for one of them.
- With the beginning of spring training approaching, it means the beginning of a new season and moving on from what happened last season. Adam McCalvy of MLB.com looks at how the team is preparing to move on from last year's disastrous ending.
- If the Brewers want to have a successful season in 2015, both Carlos Gomez and Jonathan Lucroy need to be healthy. Nicholas Zettel of Reviewing the Brew looks at how important Gomez and Lucroy are to the Brewers lineup.
- Over/under win totals have been released by Bovada. Matt Montgomery of JSOnline notes that the Brewers win total stands at 78.5, one win less than they were predicted for last season.
- Over on Reviewing the Brew, Kyle Lesniewski believes that the Brewers should sign Mike Adams.
- The Brewer Nation caught up on their Brewers by the (Jersey) Numbers series with #52 Jimmy Nelson, #51 Jonathan Broxton, and #50 Mike Fiers.
- Theme nights are coming to Miller Park this season. Cait Covers the Bases has the details on the theme nights, which include Country Night, Star Wars Night, Zubazpalooza, and Major League Night.
- Barry Zito is returning to where his MLB career began. He has signed a minor-league deal with the Athletics, with an invite to spring training.
- The Yankees signed RHP Jared Burton to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training.
- Jason Giambi has officially retired from baseball. He spent 20 years in the Majors between the Athletics, Yankees, Rockies, and Indians, and retires with 440 home runs, 1,441 RBI, and a batting line of .277/.399/.516 in 2,260 games played.
- Anthony Bosch, head of the closed Biogenesis clinic, was sentenced to four years in prison for supplying performance-enhancing drugs to MLB players and other athletes.