The Brewers had the day off.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- The Sky Sox time in Colorado Springs may be ending soon. A new report says that the Sky Sox will be moving to San Antonio by 2019 as their ownership group has committed to bringing a Triple-A team to the area.
- We all know about Scooter Gennett's struggles against left-handed pitchers, but what about the other side of the plate? Fred looked at some of the worst right-handed hitters against right-handed pitchers in the majors.
- Travis is a self-proclaimed expert when it comes to music. Using that title, he came up with the correct rankings of this year's walk-up songs for the Brewers.
- Over in the FanPosts, tdgbp went through the 40-man roster and provided additional details on how each player was acquired.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- With Houston coming to town this weekend, it was a time for GM David Stearns to reflect back on his time with his former team. Adam McCalvy of Brewers.com wrote about Stearns as he looked back on the end of his last year with the Astros and his first days with the Brewers.
- Following the first series of the season, Gabe Stoltz of Disciples of Uecker has five takeaways from that opening series.
- The Brewers are fast approaching a day where Ryan Braun could block the development of some of the young outfield prospects on the team. Julien Assouline of BP Milwaukee uses a similar situation in Boston with Pablo Sandoval to make a suggestion on what the Brewers should do with Braun when that day comes.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||1-0||Colorado Springs 4, Memphis 3||
Friday: Colorado Springs @ Memphis
Saturday: Colorado Springs @ Memphis
Sunday: Colorado Springs @ Memphis
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||1-0||Biloxi 4, Chattanooga 0||
Friday: Chattanooga @ Biloxi
Saturday: Chattanooga @ Biloxi
Sunday: Chattanooga @ Biloxi
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||0-1||Daytona 5, Brevard County 4||
Friday: Daytona @ Brevard County
Saturday: Brevard County @ Daytona
Sunday: Daytona @ Brevard County
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||0-1||Beloit 2, Wisconsin 1||
Friday: Wisconsin @ Beloit
Saturday: Beloit @ Wisconsin
Sunday: Beloit @ Wisconsin
News & Notes
- It's just a matter of time before top prospect Orlando Arcia makes his debut, whether it's in the early season, late season, or even next season. Ryan Kaufman of Miller Park Prospects has a profile of Arcia as he starts his season in Colorado Springs.
- Also on Miller Park Prospects, their staff lists their minor-league predictions for the upcoming season, and Brad Krause previews the Timber Rattlers season.
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Reds 10, Phillies 6
- Cubs 14, Diamondbacks 6
This Weekend's Division Games
- Pirates @ Reds
Friday: Francisco Liriano vs. Alfredo Simon - 6:10 pm
Saturday: Gerrit Cole vs. Raisel Iglesias - 12:10 pm
Sunday: Jeff Locke vs. TBD - 12:10 pm
- Cardinals @ Braves
Friday: Jaime Garcia vs. Matt Wisler - 6:35 pm
Saturday: Carlos Martinez vs. Julio Teheran - 6:10 pm
Sunday: Adam Wainwright vs. Williams Perez - 12:35 pm
- Cubs @ Diamondbacks
Friday: Jason Hammel vs. Robbie Ray - 8:40 pm
Saturday: Kyle Hendricks vs. Zack Greinke - 7:10 pm
Sunday: Jake Arrieta vs. Shelby Miller - 3:10 pm
- The Astros signed Cuban infielder Anibal Sierra to a minor-league contract worth $3.5 million. They also designated RHP Danny Reynolds for assignment.
- The Blue Jays outrighted catcher A.J. Jimenez to Triple-A.
- Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber suffered a left ankle sprain in yesterday's game and will have an MRI today to determine the extent of the damage.
- The Dodgers signed RHP Sam LeCure to a minor-league contract.
- Orioles center fielder Adam Jones is day-to-day with a sore ribcage.
- The Padres signed first baseman James Loney to a minor-league contract.
This Weekend's Action
It's the first interleague series of the season as the Astros come to Milwaukee for three games. Here are the matchups for the weekend.
Friday: Scott Feldman vs. Chase Anderson - 7:10 pm
Saturday: Doug Fister vs. Wily Peralta - 6:10 pm
Sunday: Dallas Keuchel vs. Jimmy Nelson - 1:10 pm