It was another rough game for Taylor Jungman, who only lasted four innings and allowed three runs. However, the Brewers bats never got going as they managed only one run of offense, and Sam Freeman allowed four runs to put the game out of reach.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- Five Years After Signing Extension, Ryan Braun Still Raking for the Milwaukee Brewers
Kyle Lensiewski, BCB
Ryan Braun may not be the same player he was five years ago, but he's still playing well for the Brewers. He's living up to his extension so far, but that may lead to him leaving Milwaukee.
- Brewers (7-9) vs Phillies (7-9) Series Preview
Derek Harvey, BCB
The Phillies are in town for three games against the Brewers.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- Alex Presley didn't let spring disappointment consume him
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Alex Presley was disappointed he didn't make it on a major-league roster to start the season, but didn't hold onto that. He went to Colorado Springs and played well enough to get a call-up.
- Adding an Outfielder: Which Player was Worth the Call
Jake Covey, Disciples of Uecker
Alex Presley did receive the call to the majors, but he may not have been the player that deserved the call. The Brewers did have other options to choose from.
- The Milwaukee Postmen: The Brewers’ miraculous transformation to an ultra-patient offensive approach
Steve Altstadt, Disciples of Uecker
The patient approach of the Brewers is a major turnaround from previous years. Their ranks in plate discipline statistics have gone from near the bottom of the league to the top of the league.
- Statcast Data: Brewers Perceived Velocity
Julien Assouline, BP Milwaukee
Statcast data is coming out now, giving us new ways to analyze players and their performance. One of those stats is perceived velocity, which is how fast a pitch appears to a hitter.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||6-7||Nashville 9, Colorado Springs 8||
Friday: Nashville @ Colorado Springs
Saturday: Colorado Springs @ Omaha
Sunday: Colorado Springs @ Omaha
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||11-3||Biloxi 1, Pensacola 0||
Friday: Biloxi @ Mississippi
Saturday: Biloxi @ Mississippi
Sunday: Biloxi @ Mississippi
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||3-12||Lakeland 4, Brevard County 1||
Friday: Brevard County @ Clearwater
Saturday: Brevard County @ Clearwater
Sunday: Brevard County @ Clearwater
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||5-10||Peoria 3, Wisconsin 0||
Friday: Wisconsin @ Peoria
Saturday: Wisconsin @ Peoria
Sunday: Wisconsin @ Peoria
News & Notes
- Frosty Microbrews: Designated for Success
Kyle Lobner, TimberRattlers.com
David Denson is transitioning to the outfield, but due to the number of outfielders at Wisconsin, playing time has been limited. To keep Denson in the lineup, he has played the majority of his games at the DH position.
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Cubs 16, Reds 0
- Pirates 11, Padres 1
This Weekend's Division Games
- Cubs @ Reds
Friday: Jon Lester vs. Jon Moscot - 6:10 pm
Saturday: John Lackey vs. Dan Straily - 6:10 pm
Sunday: Jason Hammel vs. Alfredo Simon - 12:10 pm
Pirates @ Diamondbacks
Friday: Jonathon Niese vs. Patrick Corbin - 8:40 pm
Saturday: Juan Nicasio vs. Rubby de la Rosa - 7:10 pm
Sunday: Francisco Liriano vs. Robbie Ray - 3:10 pm
Cardinals @ Padres
Friday: Adam Wainwright vs. Andrew Cashner - 9:40 pm
Saturday: Michael Wacha vs. TBD - 7:40 pm
Sunday: Mike Leake vs. Colin Rea - 3:40 pm
- Miami Marlins
- Designated LHP Chris Narveson for assignment
- Recalled RHP Jose Urena
- Outrighted RHP Dustin McGowan
- Texas Rangers
- Reliver Keone Kela placed on 15-day DL, could miss up to three months
- Recalled RHP Phil Klein
- Braves may complain to union about condition of Turner Field infield
Doug Padilla, ESPN
The Braves are set to move to a new stadium next season, but they may be growing careless in their upkeep of Turner Field. Braves players are considering filing a complaint with the players' union to get the team to take better care of the field.
- Cuban Outfielder Yadiel Hernandez Declared Free Agent
Steve Adams, MLB Trade Rumors
Yadiel Hernandez has been declared a free agent and is free to sign with any major league team. Because he is 23 with five years of experience, he is exempt from international signing bonuses.
This Weekend's Action
Brewers vs. Phillies
Friday: Aaron Nola vs. Zach Davies - 7:10 pm
Saturday: Charlie Morton vs. Chase Anderson - 6:10 pm
Sunday: Jerad Eickhoff vs. Wily Peralta - 1:10 pm