Matt Garza had a decent debut, allowing just a run in four innings. Both offenses were mostly ineffective, but the Giants offense was just a little less ineffective, scoring two off of the bullpen.
Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Why Matt Garza’s return is so important | Derek Harvey, BCB
Though you may not be happy to see him, the return of Matt Garza is important for a rebuilding team like the Brewers.
A Game of Uecker Seats | Stavid Dearns, BCB
How would the Brewers match up to the world of Game of Thrones?
Milwaukee Brewers Down On The Farm Report: Week 10 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Taking a look at the current state of the minor league system 10 weeks into their season.
Links from Other Sites
The Call-Up: Matt Garza | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee
Matt Garza returns to a Brewers rotation that has cut out some of the weak parts and has been much more solid lately.
Brewers trade rumors: ‘Minimal’ talks on Braun going to Giants | Justin Klugh, MLB Daily Dish
Though it’s true there has been a conversation between the Brewers and Giants, the current status of the talks can be classified as “minimal” for several reasons.
Minor League Update
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 28-32
- Yesterday: Colorado Springs 6, Iowa 5
- Yesterday: Iowa 15, Colorado Springs 5
- Today: Iowa @ Colorado Springs | 1:35 pm
Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 37-27
- Yesterday: Biloxi 6, Birmingham 4
- Today: Biloxi @ Jacksonville | 6:05 pm
Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 23-40
- Yesterday: Brevard County 2, Palm Beach 1
- Today: Palm Beach @ Brevard County | 9:35 am
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 31-34
- Yesterday: Wisconsin 3, Quad Cities 2
- Today: Wisconsin @ Quad Cities | 7:00 pm
DSL Brewers (R) | 3-5
- Yesterday: DSL Braves 8, DSL Brewers 1
- Today: DSL Braves @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
News and Notes
Fifth-round pick Brown signs with Brewers | Michael Wagaman, MLB.com
Zach Brown became one of the first of the Brewers picks to sign a contract with the organization.
2016 Draft Recap Podcast | Brewer Nation
With the draft complete, the Brewer Nation blog recaps all of the picks from this year’s draft.
Milwaukee Brewers’ Affiliate Report: Week 10 | The Shuck Dynasty
Weekly podcast on the state of the Brewers minor league system.
MLB must reform draft to increase prospect attendance | Chris Cotillo, MLB Daily Dish
If MLB wants more prospects at its yearly draft, the format needs to be changed, either with a change in venue or timing.
NL Central Updates
- Cubs 4, Nationals 3
- Reds 3, Braves 1
- Pirates 4, Mets 0
- Astros 5, Cardinals 2
- Cubs (Jason Hammel) @ Nationals (Stephen Strasburg) | 3:05 pm
- Reds (Anthony DeSclafani) @ Braves (Bud Norris) | 6:10 pm
- Pirates (Jeff Locke) @ Mets (Noah Syndergaard) | 6:10 pm
- Astros (Colin McHugh) @ Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) | 6:15 pm
Brewers (Jimmy Nelson) @ Giants (Johnny Cueto) | 2:45 pm
MLB Network only, no Fox Sports Wisconsin broadcast today.