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What We Learned: Brewers Draft 3 in Day 1 of MLB Draft

The Brewers added three players to their system in day one of the MLB Draft. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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MLB First Year Player Draft Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Yesterday's Results

Mets 5, Brewers 2

It wasn’t Jimmy’s day as he struggled against the Mets, and the Brewers offense couldn’t get much going against Mets starter Bartolo Colon.

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers select Corey Ray 5th Overall | Derek Harvey, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers select 3B Lucas Erceg with 46th Overall Pick | Derek Harvey, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers select Mario Feliciano 75th overall | Derek Harvey, BCB

The Brewers had three picks in yesterday's draft, and used those picks to take an outfielder, a third baseman, and a catcher.

Links from Other Sites

Knebel's return boosts Brewers' bullpen | Curt Hogg, Brewers.com

With Corey Knebel back, the bullpen looks like what we expected to see at the start of the season.

Jim Henderson has new lease on life with Mets | Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Two years after his last game with the Brewers, Jim Henderson is getting another chance in the majors with the Mets.

Quick take: Jimmy Nelson is in trouble | Justin Schultz, The First Out At Third

A steady rise in Jimmy Nelson’s FIP may predict upcoming troubles for the young pitcher.

Ryan Braun has improved his plate discipline | Justin Schultz, The First Out At Third

Despite Braun’s increasing age, his newfound plate discipline is keeping him relevant.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 26-29

  • Yesterday: Memphis 8, Colorado Springs 5
  • Friday: Colorado Springs @ Memphis | 7:05 pm
  • Saturday: Colorado Springs @ Memphis | 6:35 pm
  • Sunday: Colorado Springs @ Memphis | 6:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 33-26

  • Yesterday: Montgomery 17, Biloxi 2
  • Friday: Birmingham @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm
  • Saturday: Birmingham @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm
  • Sunday: Birmingham @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 20-37

  • Yesterday: Fort Myers @ Brevard County (PPD Rain)
  • Friday: Fort Myers @ Brevard County | 3:05 pm (DH)
  • Saturday: Fort Myers @ Brevard County | 5:35 pm
  • Sunday: Palm Beach @ Brevard County | 4:05 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 28=32

  • Yesterday: Clinton 3, Wisconsin 1
  • Friday: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 6:30 pm
  • Saturday: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 6:30 pm
  • Sunday: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 1 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 1-3

  • Yesterday: DSL Yankees2 4, DSL Brewers 3
  • Friday: DSL Yankees2 @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
  • Saturday: DSL Cardinals @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 pm
  • Sunday: No Game

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Rockies 11, Pirates 5
  • Cardinals 3, Reds 2

This Weekend’s Games

Cardinals @ Pirates

  • Friday: Michael Wacha vs. Gerrit Cole | 6:05 pm
  • Saturday: Carlos Martinez vs. Francisco Liriano | 6:15 pm
  • Sunday: Mike Leake vs. Jon Niese | 4:05 pm

Cubs @ Braves

  • Friday: Jason Hammel vs. Bud Norris | 6:10 pm
  • Saturday: Jake Arrieta vs. Matt Wisler | 3:10 pm
  • Sunday: Jon Lester vs. TBD | 12:35 pm

Athletics @ Reds

  • Friday: Sonny Gray vs. Anthony DeSclafani | 6:10 pm
  • Saturday: Daniel Mengden vs. Dan Straily | 3:10 pm
  • Sunday: Sean Manaea vs. John Lamb | 12:10 pm

This Weekend's Action

Brewers vs. Mets

  • Friday: Junior Guerra vs. Matt Harvey | 7:10 pm
  • Saturday: Wily Peralta vs. Logan Verrett | 3:10 pm
  • Sunday: Steven Matz vs. Zach Davies | 1:10 pm