For the second time in five days, the Brewers went to extra innings, and they couldn't take advantage of their opportunities. It wasted another great performance from Jimmy Nelson.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- Fredi Gonzalez's Firing in Atlanta Could Foreshadow Craig Counsell's Future in Milwaukee
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
With the Brewers set to rebuild for a few years, could Craig Counsell face a similar fate to Fredi Gonzalez?
- Looking Back: The Carlos Gomez trade
Even though it's been less than a year since the Carlos Gomez trade, early indications suggest that the Brewers got the better end of the deal.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- Braun gets night off to rest stiff back
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
Ryan Braun missed last night's game to get some rest for his back.
- Matt Garza, Corey Knebel to begin throwing off mound this week
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Both Garza and Knebel are on track to throw their first bullpens since going on the DL this week.
- The Impace of a Productive Middle of the Lineup
Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee
The great performances from Ryan Braun, Jonathan Lucroy, and Chris Carter have resulted in some surprise success for the Brewers.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||17-18||OFF||Las Vegas @ Colorado Springs|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||24-15||Biloxi 4, Chattanooga 4||Biloxi @ Tennessee|
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||14-25||Brevard County 3, Bradenton 2
Bradenton 8, Brevard County 0
|Bradenton @ Brevard County|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||19-20||Wisconsin 9, Burlington 1||Burlington @ Wisconsin|
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Braves 3, Pirates 1
- Indians 8, Reds 7
- Cardinals 2, Rockies 0
Today's Division Games
Braves @ Pirates - 6:05 pm
Mike Foltynewicz vs. Jeff Locke
Indians @ Reds - 6:10 pm
Josh Tomlin vs. Tim Adleman
Rockies @ Cardinals - 6:15 pm
Jon Gray vs. Michael Wacha
Kansas City Royals
- Designated outfielder Jose Martinez for assignment
- Optioned utility player Christian Colon to Triple-A
Los Angeles Angels
- Placed catcher Geovany Soto on the DL with a torn right meniscus
- Recalled catcher Jett Bandy from Triple-A
San Diego Padres
- Acquired outfielder Jabari Blash from the Mariners for cash and optioned him to Triple-A
- Free Agent Compensation Must Die
Greg Simons, The Hardball Times
The free agent compensation system has hurt several players, who couldn't get contracts because of the compensation attached to them. With the new CBA coming up, it will be a topic of conversation.
- The Cause of Lengthening MLB Games
Dave Cameron, FanGraphs
Game times are up again in 2016, and the reasons for it go beyond needing to tighten up the pace of play protocols.
Brewers vs. Cubs - 12:40 pm
Jason Hammel vs. Junior Guerra