It was a game of errors last night, as both teams committed stupid mistakes that kept them from dominating. It was Jose Fernandez's pitching that ended up being the difference, keeping the Brewers in check. Wily Peralta didn't have a bad day, but couldn't match Jose Fernandez.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- Milwaukee Brewers Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs Interested in Ryan Braun
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
With the Cubs looking for outfield help following the loss of Kyle Schwarber, one name that came up in trade rumors is Ryan Braun.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- Santana's shoulder forced return to Milwaukee
Glenn Sattell, MLB.com
Continued shoulder issues forced a return to Milwaukee for Santana, but all tests are positive and he rejoined the team in Miami.
- Scooter nearing return, learning from time on DL
Glenn Sattell, MLB.com
Scooter Gennett should be back with the Brewers this week, following a two-game stint with Brevard County for a rehab assignment.
- The TKO of Taylor Jungmann
Colin Anderle, BP Milwaukee
Taylor Jungmann went from a guaranteed job with the Brewers in 2016 to earning a demotion to Colorado Springs just one month into the season. What happened to him?
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||14-16||Colorado Springs 7, Oklahoma City 3||Colorado Springs @ New Orleans|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||19-11||Biloxi 9, Jacksonville 1||Jacksonville @ Biloxi|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||9-21||Brevard County 8, Daytona 3||Daytona @ Brevard County|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||14-17||Clinton 6, Wisconsin 3||Clinton @ Wisconsin|
News & Notes
Phillips, Gatewood Earn Weekly Awards
Marcus Young, Miller Park Prospects
Brett Phillips and Jake Gatewood each received awards in their respective leagues for their performances last week.
Trent Clark Promoted to Wisconsin
Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
Trent Clark is taking a step forward in the Brewers system with a promotion to Wisconsin.
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Reds 3, Pirates 2
- Padres @ Cubs (PPD)
Today's Division Games
Pirates @ Reds - 6:10 pm
Juan Nicasio vs. Alfredo Simon
Padres @ Cubs - 7:05 pm
Cesar Vargas vs. Jon Lester
Cardinals @ Angels - 9:05 pm
Mike Leake vs. Hector Santiago
- Acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Braves for cash
- Designated outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo for assignment
Chicago White Sox
- Designated catcher Hector Sanchez for assignment
- Recalled RHP Miguel Gonzalez
- Activated catcher Alex Avila
Los Angeles Angels
- Shortstop Andrelton Simmons will miss six to eight weeks following thumb surgery
New York Yankees
- Activated LHP Aroldis Chapman from the restricted list
- Optioned RHP Johnny Barbato
- Transferred RHP Branden Pinder to the 60-day DL
Toronto Blue Jays
- Released outfielder Michael Bourn
- Signed pitcher Stephen Strasburg to a seven-year, $175 million extension
- The Lessons of the Astros' 2016 Backslide
Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee
The Astros were expected to take another step forward in their rebuild this year and claim the AL West, but instead they have gone backwards quickly.
Brewers @ Marlins - 6:10 pm
Zach Davies vs. Adam Conley