Brewers News & Notes
- The countdown to Opening Day is at 69 days. The look back at old Brewers teams concludes with the first team in franchise history, the 1969 Seattle Pilots.
- The Brewers announced two minor-league contracts yesterday for two returning Brewers. Chris Capuano and Cesar Jimenez both signed minor-league contracts with spring training invites yesterday.
- The top prospect lists by position continued coming out yesterday, and no Brewers made the top 10 at first base.
- Rymer Liriano was recently designated for assignment by the Padres, and Kyle believes that the Brewers should claim the outfielder.
- Jimmy Nelson has shown consistent growth over the years as he advanced through the Brewers system. Nicholas Zettel of Disciples of Uecker analyzes Nelson's growth trend in his years in the minors and majors.
- J.P. Breen of BP Milwaukee has a couple of notes on the Brewers. Topics include the market for Khris Davis, Jimmy Nelson's knuckle-curve, and why Jonathan Lucroy's comments are harmless.
- Cait Covers the Bases has a complete guide to Brewers on Deck this weekend.
- The Angels avoided arbitraiton with RHP Garrett Richards and signed him to a one-year, $6.425 million contract. They also claimed infielder Ronald Torreyes off of waivers and designated LHP Bobby LaFromboise for assignment.
- The Mets avoided arbitration with first baseman Lucas Duda and reliever Jennry Mejia. Duda signed a one-year, $6.725 million contract, and Mejia signed a one-year, $2.47 million contract (though he will only make a fraction of that due to his ongoing suspension).
- The Phillies signed outfielder David Lough to a minor-league contract.
- The Rangers avoided arbitration with reliever Shawn Tolleson and signed him to a one-year, $3.275 million contract.
- The Rockies avoided arbitration with Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon and signed him to a one-year, $3.5 million contract.