Brewers News and Notes
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The Brewers made their first big move of the Winter Meetings yesterday, sending Tyler Thornburg to the Red Sox for three players, plus one to be named later (or cash).
The Brewers got a good haul for Ryan Braun, both in number of prospects received and the potential impact of those prospects.
Brewers Trade Assets: Ryan Braun | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Ryan Braun remains a Brewer as the Winter Meetings are in their third day, but will remain one?
Meanwhile, a few recent free agent pitchers could fit into the Brewers plans for next year, if they could be obtained on the right deal.
Going back to Sunday, former Brewers owner and MLB commissioner Bud Selig was one of two baseball executives named to the Hall of Fame by the Today’s Game Committee.
Why the Tyler Thornburg Trade is the Perfect Opportunity to move Wily Peralta to the Bullpen | Jack Stern, BCB FanPost
With a spot now open in the bullpen, should Wily Peralta be the one to fill that spot?
What I Want For Christmas: Brewers Edition | mjdietz, BCB FanPost
It can be fun to wish for things at Christmas time, and one site regular has a list of prospects he’d like as presents.
Links from Other Sites
Brewers pitching surplus attractive to teams | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
The Brewers are entering 2017 with seven pitchers that could conceivably be in the rotation for the year, giving them a place of strength to deal from this offseason.
Relievers have been valuable trade chips for Brewers | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Tyler Thornburg is another in a line of relievers that the Brewers have recently traded to help bolster their rebuild.
Who are the Brewers getting in Travis Shaw, Josh Pennington and Mauricio Dubon? | Justin Schultz, The First Out At Third
Another look at the players acquired in the trade of Tyler Thornburg.
What’s Cookin’ with the 1982 Brewers: National Cookie Day! | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases
Looking through some old Brewers gear, Caitlin Moyer came across a cookbook from the 1982 Brewers wives and made some cookies.
Fall League reveals Top Prospects Team | Mike Rosenbaum, MLB.com
Jacob Nottingham made the list at catcher of top prospects from the Arizona Fall League.
Brewers donate to Mets staffer's charity auction | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
The Brewers, along with other teams around baseball, have items up for sale in a charity auction in the memory of Shannon Forde, an account executive for the Mets who passed away due to cancer.