Brewers News and Notes
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Milwaukee Brewers release 2017 Spring Training schedule | Jaymes L, BCB
The spring training schedule is out, with a slightly earlier start leading up to the start of the regular season.
Milwaukee Brewers Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Tomorrow is the deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft, and the Brewers are expected to add several players to the 40-man roster.
Brewers Tender or Non-Tender Decision: Martin Maldonado | Jaymes L, BCB
Brewers Tender or Non-Tender Decision: Kirk Nieuwenhuis | Jaymes L, BCB
Brewers Tender or Non-Tender Decision: Scooter Gennett | Jaymes L, BCB
More contract decisions need to be made as there are cases for both tendering and non-tendering Martin Maldonado, Kirk Nieuwenhis, and Scooter Gennett.
There are also more free agents out there that the Brewers could target, if the right contract could be worked out.
Brewers Extension Candidates: RHP Zach Davies | -JP-, BCB
Looking at an internal level, Zach Davies is the type of young player that the Brewers should consider locking up, but is a deal even possible with his agent?
Milwaukee Brewers Sign RHP Paolo Espino to MiLB Deal | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
In one of the first of what would likely be many minor-league free agent signings, the Brewers added Paolo Espino on a minor-league deal.
SB Nation - GM Simulation Recap | mjdietz, BCB FanPost
Last weekend, mjdietz took part in the SB Nation offseason simulator, and wrote up the results in a FanPost.
Links from Other Sites
Guerra has value during Hot Stove season | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
While Junior Guerra didn’t get any votes for Rookie of the Year, he’s still a valuable piece for the Brewers, though that value could be maximized through a trade.
Possible Trade Candidates Not Named Ryan Braun | Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee
There are more trade candidates on the Brewers than just Ryan Braun. Who else could be moved this offseason to improve the team?
On Wednesday, winners for the Cy Young awards were announced. Max Scherzer of the Nationals took the award in the NL, and Rick Porcello pulled an upset victory in the AL.
On Tuesday, winners for Manager of the year were announced. Terry Francona won for the Indians, and Dave Roberts won in his first season managing the Dodgers.
On Monday, winners for Rookie of the Year were announced. Corey Seager of the Dodgers and Michael Fulmer of the Tigers won the awards.