The Brewers had the day off.
Links from BCB
- The countdown to Opening Day is at 19 days. Today's post looks into the future at the prospects of 2019.
- While it was a quiet day here, a few people were writing in the FanPosts. First, tdgbp uses a comparison to college basketball's NIT to talk about the consolation prizes possible for the Brewers in 2016. Then, Carlos Gomez's Bat Flip looks at the center field competition.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- When Craig Counsell became Brewers manager, one coach he wanted to have on his team was his former college coach Pat Murphy. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel wrote about the special ties that the two have now working together with the Brewers.
- Baseball Tonight has started their list of the top 100 players in MLB, and Jonathan Lucroy came in at #100.
- While Aaron Hill is expected to get the Opening Day third base job, there's still many questions to be answered there before then. Colin Anderle of BP Milwaukee looks at the current depth chart for third base.
- Following up a look at the right-handed pitching depth in the Brewers system, Chris Collins of Miller Park Prospects looks at the depth of left-handed pitching in the system.
- What do the Brewers pitchers like to do on their day off? They like to play golf. Cait Covers the Bases looked at the Brewers pitchers taking in a game of golf on their day off.
- Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto was hit in the head by a line drive and was taken to a hospital for precautionary measures. He is expected to just have a concussion.
- The Mets placed shortstop Ruben Tejada on waivers.
- Rockies infielder Daniel Descalso is expected to miss several weeks with a fractured left hand.
- White Sox designated hitter Adam LaRoche announced his retirement yesterday.
Ryan Braun is expected to make his spring training debut this afternoon as the Brewers face the White Sox. First pitch is at 3:05 pm, and it will be on Fox Sports Wisconsin, MLB Network, and the Brewers Radio Network.