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What we learned: April 7, 2015

Today's lessons include all of the excitement surrounding the Brewers Opening Day.

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Yesterday's Results

Rockies 10, Brewers 0

In terms of the actual game, it was an Opening Day to forget for the Brewers. Kyle Lohse was hit hard for eight runs on ten hits in 3 1/3 innings. He didn't walk anyone, but only had one strikeout and allowed two home runs. Meanwhile, the team also had three errors as Scooter Gennett, Carlos Gomez, and Adam Lind each made an error during the game. Lind did have a good day at the plate, though, going 3-for-4 on the day.

The other big news from the game came afterwards, as the Brewers announced that Ryan Braun left his Opening Day start after sustaining a rib cage strain. He is currently listed as day-to-day and will be re-evaluated today. It is not believed to be related to the intercostal strain that Braun has had issues with in the past.

Brewers News & Notes

From BCB

Opening Day

Other Notes

Minor League Update

Team Level
Colorado Springs Sky Sox AAA Season begins on April 9.
Biloxi Shuckers AA Season begins on April 9.
Brevard County Manatees A+ Season begins on April 9.
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers A Season begins on April 9.

News & Notes

NL Central Update

Team W L GB
Cardinals 1 0 -
Reds 1 0 -
Brewers 0 1 1
Cubs 0 1 1
Pirates 0 1 1

Today's Division Games

  • Cardinals (Lance Lynn) @ Cubs (Jake Arrieta) - 7:05 pm
  • Pirates and Reds have the day off.

Around Baseball

Roster News

Other Notes

Today's Action

The Brewers try to rebound from a rough Opening Day tonight in game two of their series against the Rockies. Jordan Lyles will face Matt Garza in tonight's matchup. First pitch is at 7:10 pm, and Thomas Harding of has the preview.