Four-run innings in the fourth and fifth staked the Brewers to an 8-2 lead, which was more than enough for Jimmy Nelson, who pitched seven innings and allowed two runs. The bullpen struggled in two innings of work, but put the Angels away for the 8-5 win.
Brewers News & Notes
Links from BCB
- Milwaukee Brewers Designate LHP Sam Freeman for Assignment
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
To make a roster space to call up Junior Guerra today, the Brewers designated Sam Freeman for assignment.
- Brewers (9-15) vs Angels (12-13) series preview
Derek Harvey, BCB
A look at the three-game series against the Angels.
Other Brewers News and Notes
- Nelson ventures into Crew's ace role
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
With four quality starts so far this season, Jimmy Nelson has been the lone bright spot in the Brewers rotation.
- Milwaukee latest stop in baseball odyssey for Junior Guerra
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
It's been a long journey for Junior Guerra, from a PED suspension to pitching in independent ball to making in back into baseball. Tonight, he'll get his chance as a major league starter.
- Get to Know Q&A: Brewers first baseman Chris Carter
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
A question and answer session with Brewers new first baseman Chris Carter.
- Roenicke 'really enjoyed my time' with Crew
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
In his return to Miller Park a year after being fired as Brewers manager, Ron Roenicke had a chance to think back on his tenure with the Brewers.
- MEET THE ANGELS: Christopher Lloyd Can’t Save You
Travis Sarandos, Disciples of Uecker
Another preview on the series against the Angels.
- Braun and His Sports Fan Foil
Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee
Ryan Braun is playing well again as he finds himself as the villain to many fans, but it's a role he is willing to play.
Minor League Update
|Colorado Springs Sky Sox||AAA||9-13||Round Rock 11, Colorado Springs 10||Round Rock @ Colorado Springs|
|Biloxi Shuckers||AA||17-7||Biloxi 3, Tennessee 2
Tennessee 4, Biloxi 1
|Brevard County Manatees||A+||7-18||Brevard County 8, Dunedin 2||Dunedin @ Brevard County|
|Wisconsin Timber Rattlers||A||11-14||South Bend 3, Wisconsin 0||Wisconsin @ South Bend|
News & Notes
- Milwaukee Brewers’ Affiliate Report: Week 4
Thaddeus Krzus, The Shuck Dynasty
Looking back at week 4 in the Brewers system.
- Going to the Show: Junior Guerra
Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
A profile on Junior Guerra on the eve of his Brewers debut.
- Demeritte, Mendez among top prospect performers Monday
Mike Rosenbaum, MLB.com
Bubba Derby had nine strikeouts in five innings yesterday in a start for Brevard County.
NL Central Update
Yesterday’s Division Games
- Cubs 7, Pirates 2
- Giants 9, Reds 6
- Cardinals 10, Phillies 3
Today's Division Games
- Cubs @ Pirates - 6:05 pm
Jake Arrieta vs. Jon Niese
- Giants @ Reds - 6:10 pm
Jeff Samardzija vs. Jon Moscot
- Phillies @ Cardinals - 7:15 pm
Aaron Nola vs. Michael Wacha
- Atlanta Braves
- Designated outfielder Drew Stubbs for assignment
- Optioned infielder Jace Peterson and RHP John Gant to Triple-A
- Recalled RHP Mike Foltynewicz from Triple-A
- Selected the contracts of Reid Brignac, Chase d'Arnaud, and Matt Tuiasosopo
- Shortstop J.J. Hardy will miss six to eight weeks with a broken foot
- Boston Red Sox
- Third baseman Pablo Sandoval will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season
- Cincinnati Reds
- Placed catcher Devin Mesoraco on the 15-day DL with a torn labrum in his left shoulder
- Los Angeles Dodgers
- Reliever Josh Ravin has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a performance-enhancing peptide
- LHP Sean Burnett will opt out of his minor-league contract and sign with the Braves
San Diego Padres
- Designated LHP Michael Kirkman for assignment
- Outrighted RHP Joe Wieland
Brewers vs. Angels - 7:10 pm
Nick Tropeano vs. Junior Guerra