The Brewers-Cubs game was rained out, with no makeup date announced. Both starters were pushed back to today.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- Milwaukee Brewers Actually Might Not Get No-Hit by Jake Arrieta Today
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
As tough as Jake Arrieta looks, there's a very strong chance that he's not going to pitch back-to-back no-hitters.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- Gennett leaves club to assess oblique injury
Cody Stavenhagen, MLB.com
Scooter Gennett was sent back to Milwaukee to receive further evaluation on his oblique injury.
- Jeremy Jeffress getting the job done in new role as Brewers' closer
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
With Will Smith on the DL with a torn knee ligament, Jeremy Jeffress has stepped up to provide stability at the back of the Brewers bullpen.
- Checking in on Jeremy Jeffress
Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee
While Jeremy Jeffress has shown some positive results this seasons, a couple of factors about his pitches are concerning.
- Nieuwenhuis making case for increased at-bats
Cody Stavenhagen, MLB.com
Kirk Nieuwenhuis is making a case to be the regular starting center fielder for the Brewers, as he has emerged as the best of the center field candidates so far.
- Crowdsourcing MLB Broadcasters: Day 8 of 10
Carson Cistulli, FanGraphs
In the radio round of voting, it's time to rank the Brewers radio broadcasters.
- "Specials by Series" for May 2016
Bring Peanut Butter With You This Weekend for Brewers Community Foundation’s Drive For Charity
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases
More items of note for the upcoming homestand starting tomorrow. There will be new food specials available at Miller Park, and the BCF will collect peanut butter as part of a food drive this weekend.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||8-10||OFF||Colorado Springs @ Iowa|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||14-5||OFF||Tennessee @ Biloxi|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||3-17||Lakeland 7, Brevard County 6||Lakeland @ Brevard County|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||9-11||Wisconsin 4, Great Lakes 2||Great Lakes @ Wisconsin|
News & Notes
- Minor League Mailbag: 4/27/16
Marcus Young, Miller Park Prospects
Questions on a variety of topics around the minor leagues, including the struggles in Brevard County, minor league promotions, and the status of a few players.
- Path to the Draft: Analyzing a Trio of Pitchers
Gabe Stoltz, Disciples of Uecker
A set of profiles on some of the more interesting pitchers that will be in this year's draft.
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Mets 5, Reds 2
- Pirates 9, Rockies 8
- Cardinals 11, Diamondbacks 4
Today's Division Games
Pirates @ Rockies - 2:10 pm
Juan Nicasio vs. Tyler Chatwood
Cardinals @ Diamondbacks - 8:40 pm
Michael Wacha vs. Rubby De La Rosa
- Colorado Rockies
- Placed LHP Jorge De La Rosa on the 15-day DL with a left groin strain
- Recalled RHP Eddie Butler
- Detroit Tigers
- Optioned outfielder Tyler Collins to the minors
- Activated RHP Francisco Rodriguez from the family emergency list
- Will promote RHP Michael Fulmer
- Will place RHP Shane Green on the 15-day DL
- Minnesota Twins
- Signed LHP Andrew Albers to a minor-league contract
- Oakland Atheletics
- Will promote pitcher Sean Manaea
- Optioned LHP Eric Surkamp
- Philadelphia Phillies
- Starting pitcher Charlie Morton will miss the rest of the season following hamstring surgery
- Nintendo plans sale of Mariners' majority stake as team CEO resigns
CEO Howard Lincoln is retiring from day-to-day oversight of the franchse, and Nintendo will sell most of their majority stake in the franchise to minority owners.
Brewers @ Cubs - 1:20 pm
Taylor Jungmann vs. Jake Arrieta