Wily Peralta struggled, yet kept the Brewers in the game through five innings. It was the Brewers bullpen that let it get out of hand, allowing seven runs in four innings to put the game out of reach.
Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Brewers claim Neil Ramirez off waivers from Cubs, designate Colin Walsh for assignment | -JP-, BCB
The Brewers continued to add to their pool of talent yesterday, acquiring Neil Ramirez from the 15-day DL and designating Rule 5 pick Colin Walsh for assignment.
Will Smith activated from the 15-day DL, David Goforth optioned to Triple-A | -JP-, BCB
Though it's a day ahead of schedule, the Brewers activated Will Smith from the 15-day DL following yesterday's game. As a corresponding move, the Brewers optioned David Goforth to Triple-A.
Milwaukee Brewers Down On The Farm Report: Week 8 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Looking back at week 8 of the minor-league season.
30% of your 2016 Milwaukee Brewers – Starting Pitching showing signs of life | James Hutterer, BCB
The season is now more than 30% done, and the starting pitching is starting to improve.
Links from Other Sites
Brewers DFA Rule 5 pick Walsh | Curt Hogg, Brewers.com
Though Colin Walsh showed great plate patience, the emergence of a few other players cut into Walsh's play time, and Walsh could never get going at the plate.
May was kind to Brewers' Lucroy, Villar | Curt Hogg, Brewers.com
The month of May was kind to Jonathan Villar and Jonathan Lucroy, as both put up some massive numbers.
Brewers Community Achievers: Dr. Marla Lichtenberger | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases
Honored for the month of May, Dr. Marla Lichtenberger started the MECA Foundation and holds a yearly fundraiser to help protect police dogs.
David Goforth visits the Sojourner Family Peace Center | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases
Before being sent down yesterday, pitcher David Goforth paid a visit to the Sojourner Family Peace Center. It is one of the organizations that is being supported by the "K's For A Cause" program this season.
Minor League Update
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 21-25
- Yesterday: Omaha @ Colorado Springs (PPD)
- Today: Omaha @ Colorado Springs (DH) | 5:30 pm
Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 30-21
- Yesterday: Biloxi 7, Mississippi 1
- Today: Mississippi @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm
Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 17-34
- Yesterday: Brevard County 7, Lakeland 4
- Today: Brevard County @ Lakeland | 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 24-28
- Yesterday: Peoria 5, Wisconsin 1
- Today: Wisconsin @ Peoria | 7:00 pm
NL Central Updates
- Marlins 3, Pirates 1
- Dodgers 5, Cubs 0
- Rockies 17, Reds 4
- Pirates (Jon Niese) @ Marlins (Adam Conley) | 6:10 pm
- Dodgers (Mike Bolsinger) @ Cubs (Jon Lester) | 7:05 pm
- Reds (John Lamb) @ Rockies (Tyler Chatwood) | 7:40 pm
- Placed catcher Caleb Joseph on the 15-day DL with a testicular injury
- Recalled catcher Francisco Pena
Boston Red Sox
- Placed outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. on the paternity list
- Recalled outfielder Rusney Castillo
Los Angeles Dodgers
- Designated outfielder Alex Guerrero for assignment
- Placed LHP Alex Wood on the DL with left posterior elbow soreness
- Recalled pitcher Julio Urias
New York Mets
- Designated RHP Jeff Walters for assignment
- Signed first baseman James Loney
New York Yankees
Toronto Blue Jays
- Acquired reliever Jason Grilli from the Braves for minor-league pitcher Sean Ratcliffe
Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez says he battled Zika in offseason | Katie Strang, ESPN
With the recent crisis around the Zika virus, Francisco Rodriguez knows exactly how hard it can be to recover from it.
Brewers (Zach Davies) vs. Cardinals (Jaime Garcia) | 12:40 pm