The Brewers had the day off.
Brewers News & Notes
- With the Brewers trading Carlos Gomez and Gerardo Parra, an everyday opportunity has opened up for Shane Peterson in center field. Adam McCalvy of Brewers.com spoke with Peterson about how he's embracing his role as an everyday player.
- How do the Brewers trade in the month of August? Julien Assouline anaylzes how the Brewers have traded in August compared to other months of the year.
- As part of his farewell to Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers, Nicholas Zettel of Disciples of Uecker says farewell to their 2012 seasons.
- Has Michael Blazek been wild or lucky so far this season? Derek Harvey analyzes Blazek's performance to answer that question.
- With Khris Davis heating up, he is making himself more valuable as a potential trade candidate this offseason. Steven Jewell of Reviewing the Brew proposes a possible trade opportunity between the Brewers and Angels involving Khris Davis.
- Cait Covers the Bases notes that Teddy Higuera will be inducted into the Miller Park "Walk of Fame" in a ceremony on Friday.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||47-66||OFF||Colorado Springs @ Round Rock|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||64-47||Biloxi 5, Mississippi 4||Mississippi @ Biloxi|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||47-64||Tampa 4, Brevard County 4||Brevard County @ Tampa|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||38-74||OFF||West Michigan @ Wisconsin|
|DSL Brewers||R||26-35||DSL Brewers 9, DSL Tigers 3||DSL Brewers @ DSL Tigers|
|Helena Brewers||R||19-28||Ogden 6, Helena 2||Ogden @ Helena|
|AZL Brewers||R||19-22||AZL Reds 6, AZL Brewers 5||AZL Brewers @ AZL White Sox|
News & Notes
- Nicholas Zettel of Disciples of Uecker reviews the top ten prospect lists for several sites around the web.
- Over on MLB Trade Rumors, they note that the Brewers have released several minor leaguers, which includes LHP Michael Kirkman and infielder Donnie Murphy.
NL Central Update
- Padres 2, Reds 1
- Cardinals, Pirates, and Cubs had the day off.
Today's Division Games
- Pirates (Jeff Locke) @ Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) - 7:15 pm
- Reds (Michael Lorenzen) @ Padres (Colin Rea) - 9:10 pm
- The Dodgers promoted infielder Jose Peraza and placed second baseman Howie Kendrick on the 15-day DL.
- The Phillies acquired infielder Tyler Pastornicky from the Rangers for cash considerations.
- Red Sox closer Koji Uehara will miss the rest of the season with a fractured wrist.
- The Twins activated center fielder Byron Buxton from the DL and optioned him to Triple-A.
The Brewers open a three-game series against the Cubs tonight. In game one, Taylor Jungmann will face Dan Haren. First pitch is at 7:05 pm.