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What We Learned: The roster moves begin

Several roster moves highlighted the weekend. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Brewers Lose OF Rymer Liriano to White Sox on Waivers | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The Brewers tried to get some players through waivers this weekend, but Rymer Liriano didn’t make it through waivers and was claimed by the White Sox.

Brewers Outright Cecchini, Nolin, Wilkins, and Elmore to AAA | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Meanwhile, four other players (Garin Cecchini, Sean Nolin, Andy Wilkins, and Jake Elmore) all did clear waivers and were outrighted to the minors.

Milwaukee Brewers Sign RHP Chad Nading from Independent Leagues | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The Brewers also brought in a pitcher, purchasing the contract of reliever Chad Nading from the Independent American Association.

BCB Mailbag 2: Mike Trout, Candy Corn, and Fast Food for Breakfast | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

In the second edition of the BCB Mailbag, Kyle discusses which player he’d like to have if he could choose, favorite Halloween candy, where he’d go for breakfast, and more.

Links from Other Sites

Crew readies for town hall meeting at Miller Park | Adam McCalvy,

The Brewers town hall meeting is scheduled for this Thursday at 7 pm. It will be free to all fans, and anyone who can’t make it can watch a live stream from or on FOX Sports Wisconsin on a later date.

Does Tyler Thornburg have a Reverse Platoon Split? | Ryan Romano, BP Milwaukee

While Tyler Thornburg has put together a great season, his lack of success against RHP is a little concerning.

5th Annual Drumstick Dash Returns to Miller Park | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

The Drumstick Dash is returning this November to Miller Park. Details for the event are available on Cait Covers the Bases.

Minor League Notes

2016 Community Top Prospects Review: #6 Gilbert Lara | eddiemathews, BCB

The recap of the top prospects list continues with Gilbert Lara, whose rough 2016 season raises concerns about his future.

Moving Parks: From Florida to Carolina | Kyle Lesniewski, BP Milwaukee

The Brewers move of their High-A affiliate to Carolina will bring a new set of opponents, as well as a league with more offense.

Frosty Microbrews: Diaz Turning Heads in Arizona | Kyle Lobner,

Isan Diaz continues to attract attention in Arizona with a great fall season.

Around Baseball

Today Is The Sports Equinox | Reuben Fischer-Baum, FiveThirtyEight

Yesterday was a rare day in the sports world, where all four of the major sports (MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL) all had games played. It’s the 16th time it’s happened, and only the fifth in the last decade. In addition, all four sports had at least one game going at the same time.

MLB Playoffs

This Weekend’s Results

World Series Games 3-5
Friday: Indians 1, Cubs 0
Saturday: Indians 7, Cubs 2
Sunday: Cubs 3, Indians 2
Indians Lead Series 2-0

Tuesday’s Game

World Series Game 6
Cubs @ Indians | 7:00 pm, FOX
Jake Arrieta vs. Mike Tomlin
Indians Lead Series 3-2