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What we learned: April 8, 2015

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Today's lessons include a second-straight loss, the status of Ryan Braun and Jean Segura, and more.

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday's Results

Rockies 5, Brewers 2

The Brewers are not off to a good start this year. Matt Garza was better than Kyle Lohse on Opening Day, but not by much. In his five innings of work, he allowed four runs on eight hits. Tyler Thornburg also allowed a run in his inning of work. The offense showed a little life as well, scoring two runs in the fifth inning. There was a scary moment in the game when Jean Segura was hit in the face by a pitch, but the helmet took most of the hit and Segura was fine after a minute or two.

Brewers News & Notes

From BCB

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 -
Cubs 0 1 1
Pirates 0 1 1
Brewers 0 2 1.5
  • Cardinals @ Cubs - Postponed due to rain & freezing wind chills.
  • Pirates & Reds had the day off.

Today's Division Games

  • Cardinals (Lance Lynn) @ Cubs (Jake Arrieta) - 1:20 pm
  • Pirates (Gerrit Cole) @ Reds (Mike Leake) - 6:05 pm

Around Baseball

Roster News

Other Notes

Today's Action

Hoping to avoid a three-game sweep, the Brewers send out Wily Peralta tonight in the final game of their three-game series against the Rockies. Eddie Butler will start for the Rockies, and the game is at 7:10 pm tonight. Thomas Harding of MLB.com has the preview.