In the biggest offensive output of the season, the Brewers recorded ten runs on thirteen hits against the Twins yesterday evening. Five different Brewers had multi-hit games, and picked up Jimmy Nelson, who didn't have a great night.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- Tyler Cravy optioned to Triple-A, Alex Presley reported call-up
Following last night's game, the Brewers optioned Tyler Cravy back down to Triple-A Colorado Springs. This morning, they officially selected the contract of outfielder Alex Presley to fill the vacant roster spot. Zach Jones was moved to the 60-day DL as part of the move.
- Milwaukee Brewers Pitchers Have Some of the Best "Stuff" in the MLB
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
A new metric developed by Dr. Mike Sonne has been developing a system to quantify what "stuff" is and how to determine which pitchers are the best in baseball with this "stuff". According to his research, many of the Brewers pitchers are near the top of these rankings.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- Rivera adjusting to life as bench player
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
It's been a different routine for Yadiel Rivera as a bench player in the majors, but so far, he has taken advantage of the opportunites that he has received.
- Brewers centerfielder Ramon Flores hopes regular playing time helps
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentninel
With Keon Broxton in the minors, center field duties have been split between Ramon Flores and Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Flores has been struggling at the plate, but more playing time may help turn that around.
- Crowdsourcing MLB Broadcasters: Day 3 of 10
Carson Cistulli, FanGraphs
FanGraphs is putting together a ranking of TV broadcasters for all 30 MLB teams, and needs your help to vote for the Brewers broadcasters, as well as other teams.
Wear Your Player Gear to Miller Park and Save!
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases
The Brewers are offering a discount on player gear if you wear player gear to the team store.
- SPORTSERVICE TO HOLD JOB FAIR AT MILLER PARK
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases
The Brewers will hold a job fair at Miller Park on April 26 to help fill positions at Miller Park for the current season.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||6-6||Colorado Springs 5, Nashville 4
Nashville 8, Colorado Springs 1
|Nashville @ Colorado Springs|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||10-3||Biloxi 5, Pensacola 2||Pensacola @ Biloxi|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||3-11||Lakeland 5, Brevard County 2||Brevard County @ Lakeland|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||5-9||Quad Cities 5, Wisconsin 2||Wisconsin @ Peoria|
News & Notes
- Arcia, Dahl, Turner among top prospect performers Wednesday
Mike Rosenbaum, MLB.com
Orlando Arcia had one of the performances of the day in the minors leagues, capped by a walkoff homerun in the first game of a doubleheader for Colorado Springs.
- Announcer Chris Harris knows what most people don't about Biloxi Shuckers
Mary Perez, Sun Herald
Chris Harris has been in broadcasting for seven years now, and has been the radio voice for the Biloxi Shuckers since they started last year. He is one of the most knowledgeable people when it comes to the franchise.
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Reds 6, Rockies 5
- Cardinals 5, Cubs 3
- Padres 8, Pirates 2
Today's Division Games
- Cubs (Jake Arrieta) @ Reds (Brandon Finnegan) - 6:10 pm
- Pirates (Gerrit Cole) @ Padres (James Sheilds) - 8:10 pm
- Athletics: Eric Sogard underwent left knee surgery, out for at least six to eight weeks.
- Phillies: Designated LHP James Russell for assignment, selected contract of RHP Andrew Bailey.
- Reds: Designated RHP Kevius Sampson for assignment, promoted RHP Drew Hayes.
- Red Sox: Designated LHP Edwin Escobar for assignment, added RHP William Cuevas to the 40-man and active roster.
- Cubs 'Try Not to Suck' shirts may cause Cardinals to alter policy
Chris Cwik, Big League Stew
A long-standing rule at Busch Stadium is that clothing featuring obscene language is not allowed, and the word "Suck" is part of that list. However, that policy may be changed due to Cubs shirts that say "Try Not to Suck".
Brewers vs. Twins - 12:40 pm
Ricky Nolasco vs. Taylor Jungmann