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What We Learned: Round two against the Dodgers

It’s round two against the Dodgers as they come to Miller Park. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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Washington Nationals v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Yesterday's Results

The Brewers had the day off.

Brewers News and Notes

Time running out to elect Braun, Lucroy | Adam McCalvy,

Both Jonathan Lucroy and Ryan Braun held steady in the most recent voting update, though both may be too far behind to rally.

Prospects taking wrong attitude toward altitude | Adam McCalvy,

Many pitchers have been struggling this year at Colorado Springs, but it’s not impossible to succeed as long as they adjust to the conditions.

Get to Know: Brewers pitcher Zach Davies | Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ($)

An interview with pitcher Zach Davies.

As attendance sags, Brewers see signs of summer boost | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ($)

Though attendance is down this season, it’s still good compared to the rest of the league, and should improve as summer goes on.

The Brewers by Elo Ratings | Nicholas Zettel, Disciples of Uecker

Elo Rating is a way to rate a team based on success, with teams with more wins getting higher ratings. It’s a tool that’s useful for comparing the success of teams in different years.

Revisiting the Awful 2002 Brewers | Jack Moore, Disciples of Uecker

A look back at the 2002 season.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 37-38

  • Yesterday: Colorado Springs 3, Round Rock 2
  • Today: Colorado Springs @ Round Rock | 7:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 40-34

  • Yesterday: Montgomery 9, Biloxi 2
  • Today: No Game

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 23-50

  • Yesterday: Brevard County 0, Tampa 2
  • Yesterday: Brevard County 0, Tampa 2
  • Today: Brevard County @ Tampa | 6:00 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 37-38

  • Yesterday: Clinton 10, Wisconsin 2
  • Today: Clinton @ Wisconsin | 12:05 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 8-11

  • Yesterday: DSL Yankees2 10, DSL Brewers 5
  • Today: DSL Cardinals @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 7-4

  • Yesterday: Missoula 5, Helena 11
  • Today: Missoula @ Helena | 8:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 3-4

  • Yesterday: AZL Brewers 2, AZL Rangers 0
  • Today: No Game

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Dodgers 5, Pirates 4
  • Cubs 11, Reds 8
  • Cardinals 2, Royals 6

Today's Games

  • Cubs (Jon Lester) @ Reds (John Lamb) | 6:10 pm
  • Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ Royals (Yordano Ventura) | 7:15 pm
  • Pirates (Jon Niese) @ Mariners (Hisashi Iwakuma) | 9:10 pm

Today's Action

Brewers (Chase Anderson) vs. Dodgers (Julio Urias) | 7:10 pm