The Brewers had the day off.
Brewers News & Notes
- Do the Brewers have the best fan base in baseball? It's something that could be argued, but one ranking from TicketCity.com has the Brewers at #4.
- In preparation for the start of the Indians series, Derek posted a series preview of the Brewers-Indians series yesterday.
- The Brewers recent success has reflected well on manager Craig Counsell, Mike Bauman of MLB.com notes that the recent hot stretch has created a more positive outlook for the future of the franchise.
- Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel notes that, in preparation for Matt Garza's return today, the Brewers optioned RHP Tyler Cravy to Colorado Springs yesterday.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||38-55||Nashville 10, Colorado Springs 5||Nasville @ Colorado Springs|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||53-38||Mobile 4, Biloxi 0||Mobile @ Biloxi|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||39-53||Tampa @ Brevard County (PPD)||Tampa @ Brevard County (DH)|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||31-63||Wisconsin 3, Kane County 2||Wisconsin @ Cedar Rapids|
|DSL Brewers||R||17-26||DSL Tigers 7, DSL Brewers 5||DSL Brewers @ DSL Tigers|
|Helena Brewers||R||14-16||Orem 10, Helena 3||Orem @ Helena|
|AZL Brewers||R||9-15||AZL Royals 9, AZL Brewers 2||AZL Dodgers @ AZL Brewers|
News & Notes
- Hiram Burgos was named PCL Pitcher of the Week. He pitched six scoreless innings in a start against New Orleans last week.
NL Central Update
- Reds 5, Cubs 4
- Pirates 10, Royals 7
- Cardinals had the day off.
Today's Division Games
- Cubs (Jason Hammel) @ Reds (Raisel Iglesias) - 6:10 pm
- Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ White Sox (Carlos Rodon) - 7:10 pm
- Pirates (Gerrit Cole) @ Royals (Jason Vargas) - 7:10 pm
- The Braves reinstated LHP Ander McKirahan from his 80-game suspension and optioned RHP Ryan Kelly.
- The Cardinals will promote outfielder Stephen Piscotty prior to today's game against the White Sox.
- The Giants designated reliever Jean Machi for assignment.
- The Phillies placed RHP Chad Billingsley on the 15-day DL with a strained right flexor tendon.
- The Pirates placed Jordy Mercer on the 15-day DL with a sprained MCL and recalled infielder Brent Morel. Mercer is expected to miss six weeks.
- The Red Sox designated catcher Sandy Leon for assignment.
The Brewers finish up their five-game homestand with a two-game series against the Indians beginning tonight. In game one, Matt Garza takes on Danny Salazar. First pitch is at 7:10 pm.