Brewers News & Notes
- The Home Run Derby took place last night, and Todd Frazier won it in front of his hometown crowd. However, not many Brewers fans were interested in the event. In a poll yesterday on BCB, 67% of people said they don't care about this year's event.
- Over on Brewers.com, August Fagerstrom writes about how Francisco Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are appreciating this year's All-Star selections.
- Will Smith's good performance this year has also included better pitching against right-handed batters. On BP Milwaukee, Derek Harvey analyzes how Smith has improved against right-handed batters.
- Also on BP Milwaukee, Andrew Salzman looks at some past performances by Brewers in the All-Star Game.
- Cait Covers the Bases notes that former player & current TV analyst Bill Schroeder will be added to the Brewers Wall of Honor in a pregame ceremony on Friday.
- While the All-Star Game is in progress tonight, Miller Park will host a soccer match tonight. Cait Covers the Bases has photos from yesterday's practice as well as information on how to attend the game today.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||34-54||All-Star Break|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||52-34||Biloxi 9, Tennessee 2||OFF|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||36-51||Brevard County 3, Charlotte 2||OFF|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||29-59||Wisconsin @ Beloit (SSPD)||OFF|
|DSL Brewers||R||17-21||DSL Red Sox2 6, DSL Brewers 0||DSL Rangers2 @ DSL Brewers|
|Helena Brewers||R||10-12||Helena 8, Orem 5||OFF|
News & Notes
- Marcus Young of Miller Park Prospects notes that Helena first baseman David Denson was named the Pioneer League player of the week.
- Nicholas Zettel of Disciples of Uecker has a complete list of all of the All-Stars in the Brewers organization this season.
- A class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland yesterday is seeking an order for MLB to extend the protective nets at ballparks from foul pole to foul pole.
- The MLBPA and the commissioner's office are moving closer to a new policy regarding domestic violence. Nothing is imminent but a proposal will be put together soon.
- Today is a Woot-Off.