Brewers News and Notes
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Brewers Outright Josmil Pinto, Ben Rowen, Yhonathan Barrios to AAA | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
To clear some space for the offseason moves, the Brewers chose to outright Josmil Pinto, Ben Rowen, and Yhonathan Barrios to Triple-A. All have since chosen to become minor league free agents.
Ryan Braun Ranked as #2 Offseason Trade Target, but No Guarantee of a Deal this Winter | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Several publications are listing Ryan Braun as a top trade target this offseason, but the Brewers don’t have to trade him unless the right deal comes along.
Jimmy Nelson Lost Control for the Brewers in 2016 | Jaymes L, BCB
One of the more disappointing parts of the 2016 is the decline of Jimmy Nelson. Many of his struggles can be related to a loss of control in his pitches as the season went on.
Brewers Tender or Non-Tender Decision: Chris Carter | Jaymes L, BCB
Chris Carter will likely get a substancial pay increase this offseason, which brings into question if the Brewers should tender him a contract or not.
2016-17 Free Agency Preview: Building a Team of Former Brewers | eddiemathews, BCB
To kick off the preview of free agency, what would the Brewers look like if they just chose to bring back a team of former Brewers?
As the offseason kicks into full gear, there are several important dates to remember in the next few months.
Links from Other Sites
Brewers clear roster space for future moves | Steve Gilbert and Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
As free agency began, GM David Stearns spoke about clearing roster space and preparing for this second offseason with the Brewers.
Will Brewers be bigger players in free agency? | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
Though the Brewers don’t figure to be major players in free agency, there’s still a few places where a free agent could positively impact the team.
Just How Good is Jimmy Nelson? | Ryan Romano, BP Milwaukee
Though it was a tough season for Jimmy Nelson, advanced statistics paint a much rougher picture for him going forward.