The Brewers had the day off.
Brewers News & Notes
- Trades have opened up opportunities at several positions for the Brewers as they finish this season and prepare for next season. Adam McCalvy of Brewers.com looks at some of the brewing position battles that the Brewers have going on right now.
- In his time with the team this year, Corey Knebel has proven that he can be a reliable bullpen pitcher for the Brewers. Ryan Romano of BP Milwaukee looks at the success that Knebel has had as a Brewer this year.
- Corey Knebel and Taylor Jungmann are former Texas stars who have been reunited on the Brewers this season. Tim Van Vooren of fox6now.com writes about the relationship these two have had from their college days & now as professionals.
- Cait Covers the Bases has details on the specials available at Miller Park for the current homestand: a cheese coney dog for the Reds series and a cheesesteak for the Pirates series.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||56-76||Albuquerque 3, Colorado Springs 1||
Friday: Colorado Springs @ Albuquerque
Saturday: Colorado Springs @ Albuquerque
Sunday: Colorado Springs @ Albuquerque
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||74-53||Biloxi 8, Mobile 1||
Friday: Biloxi @ Mississippi
Saturday: Biloxi @ Mississippi
Sunday: Biloxi @ Mississippi
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||54-72||Clearwater @ Brevard County (PPD)||
Friday: Clearwater @ Brevard County (DH)
Saturday: Clearwater @ Brevard County
Sunday: Lakeland @ Brevard County
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||47-82||Wisconsin 4, Beloit 2
Wisconsin 2, Beloit 1
Friday: Beloit @ Wisconsin
Saturday: Beloit @ Wisconsin
Sunday: Wisconsin @ Clinton
|Helena Brewers||R||26-37||Helena 7, Missoula 3||
Friday: Missoula @ Helena
Saturday: Billings @ Helena
Sunday: Billings @ Helena
|AZL Brewers||R||23-32||AZL Mariners 11, AZL Brewers 1||
Saturday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Indians
News & Notes
- Brett Phillips has been placed on the DL at Biloxi and Garrett Cooper has been transferred from Brevard County to Biloxi.
NL Central Update
Today's Division Games
- Cardinals @ Giants
Friday: Michael Wacha vs. Mike Leake - 9:15 pm
Saturday: Lance Lynn vs. Ryan Vogelsong - 3:05 pm
Sunday: Jaime Garcia vs. Chris Heston - 3:05 pm
- Rockies @ Pirates
Friday: Jon Gray vs. Francisco Liriano - 6:05 pm
Saturday: Chris Rusin vs. J.A. Happ - 6:05 pm
Sunday: Jorge De La Rosa vs. Charlie Morton - 12:35 pm
- Cubs @ Dodgers
Friday: Jason Hammel vs. Clayton Kershaw - 9:10 pm
Saturday: Jon Lester vs. Mat Latos - 8:10 pm
Sunday: Jake Arrieta vs. Alex Wood - 7:08 pm
- The Braves released RHP Jason Frasor.
- The Cubs acquired RHP Fernando Rodney from the Mariners for either a PTBNL or cash.
- The Mariners have relieved GM Jack Zduriencik of duties as of this morning. Zduriencik had been GM of the Mariners since 2008 after spending several years as scouting director for the Brewers.
- The Nationals will place outfielder Denard Span on the 15-day DL with left hip inflammation.
- The Rays placed outfielder Desmond Jennnings on the 15-day DL with a bruised left knee and recalled outfielder Joey Buter.
This Weekend's Action
It's a battle for last place in the division as the Reds come to town for a three-game series. Here are the starting matchups for the weekend:
Friday: Raisel Iglesias vs. Taylor Jungmann - 7:10 pm
Saturday: Keyvius Sampson vs. Matt Garza - 6:10 pm
Sunday: John Lamb vs. Wily Peralta - 1:10 pm