Zach Davies gave most of the bullpen a day off by pitching a gem yesterday, allowing just three hits in eight shutout innings. Meanwhile, the offense got two runs in the first inning and didn't need any more.
Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Following yesterday's game, the Brewers placed Michael Blazek on the 15-day DL. They also called up RHP Jacob Barnes, who will make his MLB debut.
The first voting update for the All-Star Game came out yesterday, and Ryan Braun is the only position player for the Brewers among the vote leaders.
Draft Coverage: Reviewing the Brewers 2013 MLB Draft Class| Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Continuing in a series leading up to next week's draft, Kyle looks at the 2013 draft class.
Links from Other Sites
Is Ryan Braun really going to be a "hot name" at the trade deadline? | Mike Bates, SB Nation
While it may be hard for some people to believe, Ryan Braun could generate interest from a few teams at the trade deadline.
In Support of the New IBB Rule | Nathan Petrashek, Cream City Cables
Though many traditionalists don't like the fact that pitchers wouldn't actually have to throw the pitches under this new rule, it may be better for bringing out the intended result.
Jonathan Villar and Orlando Arcia Delay the Rebuild | Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee
The unexpected good play of Jonathan Villar is pushing back the debut of Orlando Arcia, who will need all the time he can get in the majors before the Brewers compete again.
Age-31: An Unlikely Hero | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee
Junior Guerra is beating the trend of players who debut at the age of 31, who generally don't provide much value for a team.
Minor League Update
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 23-25
- Yesterday: Colorado Springs 6, Omaha 5
- Yesterday: Colorado Springs 5, Omaha 0
- Today: Omaha @ Colorado Springs | 8:05 pm
Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 30-22
- Yesterday: Mississippi 6, Biloxi 2
- Today: Mississippi @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm
Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 17-35
- Yesterday: Lakeland 5, Brevard County 2
- Today: Brevard County @ Lakeland | 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 24-29
- Yesterday: Peoria 7, Wisconsin 2
- Today: Wisconsin @ Peoria | 7:00 pm
News and Notes
Going to the Show: Jacob Barnes | Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
A prospect profile of newest Brewers pitcher Jacob Barnes
Garrett Cooper and Josh Hader named Shuckers Players of the Month | BiloxiShuckers.com
After posting excellent months in May, Garrett Cooper was named the player of the month and Josh Hader the pitcher of the month for the Shuckers
2016 Draft Preview: SS | Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
Looking at some of the shortstops available in the upcoming draft.
NL Central Updates
- Marlins 3, Pirates 2
- Cubs 2, Dodgers 1
- Reds 7, Rockies 2
- Dodgers (Julio Urias) @ Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) | 1:20 pm
- Pirates (Juan Nicasio) @ Marlins (Wei-Yin Chen) | 6:10 pm
- Reds (Alfredo Simon) @ Rockies (Eddie Butler) | 7:40 pm
- Selected the contract of RHP Bobby Parnell
- Designated RHP Jose Valdez for assignment
- Acquired utility player Jimmy Paredes from the Blue Jays for cash
- Designated utility player Emmanuel Burriss for assignment
San Diego Padres
- Placed RHP Felix Hernandez on the 15-day DL with a strained calf
- Recalled starting pitcher James Paxton
Brewers (Chase Anderson) @ Phillies (Jerad Eickhoff) | 6:05 pm