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What We Learned: Thirteenth inning win in Atlanta

It was a late night against the Braves, but the Brewers got the win. We discuss that and more in today's What We Learned.

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Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Yesterday's Results

Brewers 3, Braves 2

It took thirteen innings, but the Brewers won in Atlanta for the second straight day. Jonathan Villar drove in the winning run to back five scoreless innings from Junor Guerra.

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Brewers Should Consider Attempting to Acquire Rangers DFA'd 3B Patrick Kivlehan | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The Rangers recently made a series of roster moves, and one was to designate third baseman Patrick Kivlehan for assignment. He could be a good target for the Brewers to acquire.

Links from Other Sites

Garza, Knebel Throw Solid Bullpen Sessions | Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ($)

In Atlanta yesterday, both Matt Garza and Corey Knebel threw bullpen sessions as they work to return from injuries in spring training.

The One Thing That's Gone Right for Milwaukee Pitchers | Ryan Romano, BP Milwaukee

While not much has gone right for the starting pitchers, one thing that has worked for them is getting more strikes than expected.

Diamond in the Rough: Jonathan Villar’s Value | Gabe Stoltz, Disciples of Uecker

Despite all of the third base running mistakes that Villar has made, he still has provided some needed value to the Brewers.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 19-23

  • Yesterday: Sacramento 6, Colorado Springs 0
  • Today: Colorado Springs @ Sacramento | 9:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 26-19

  • Yesterday: Mobile 9, Biloxi 0
  • Today: Biloxi @ Mobile (DH) | 5:05 pm

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 16-30

  • Yesterday: Brevard County 7, Clearwater 2
  • Today: Clearwater @ Brevard County | 5:35 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 22-24

  • Yesterday: Wisconsin 9, Clinton 8
  • Today: Wisconsin @ Clinton | 6:30 pm

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Cubs 9, Cardinals 8
  • Pirates 5, Diamondbacks 4
  • Dodgers 3, Reds 1

Today's Games

  • Diamondbacks (Patrick Corbin) @ Pirates (Gerrit Cole) | 11:35 am
  • Cardinals (Mike Leake) @ Nationals (Joe Ross) | 6:05 pm

Around Baseball

Roster News

Atlanta Braves

Los Angeles Angels

Pittsburgh Pirates

St Louis Cardinals

Tampa Bay Rays

Today's Action

Brewers (Wily Peralta) @ Braves (Matt Wisler) | 6:10 pm