It was one of those games that basically went by the book for the Brewers. Chase Anderson limited the Phillies to one run in 5.2 innings. Brewers got three of their four runs off of home runs, and the back end of the bullpen (Will Smith, Tyler Thornburg, Jeremy Jeffress) shut the Phillies down.
Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Brewers (24-29) vs Phillies (26-27) series preview | Derek Harvey, BCB
A preview of the current series against the Phillies.
Links from Other Sites
Ramirez reunited with Johnson in Milwaukee | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
Pitching coach Derek Johnson worked with Neil Ramirez while he was in the Cubs minor-league system, and now the two will work together again.
Emotions high as Barnes called up by Crew | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
It's been a year of highs and lows for Jacob Barnes, but it reached a high when he found out he was getting called up to the majors.
Stop Comparing the Brewers to the Cubs | Julien Assouline, BP Milwaukee
Not all rebuilds are equal, and it's not fair to compare the Brewers rebuild to what the Cubs did.
MEET THE PHILLIES: Who Cares!! | Travis Sarandos, Disciples of Uecker
The Phillies have put together a season that's better than expected, but it's still a team that doesn't have much star power.
Recapping the Brewers' Month of May | Ryan Romano, BP Milwaukee
Looking back at the good and bad of the month of May for the Brewers.
Minor League Update
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 24-25
- Yesterday: Colorado Springs 13, Omaha 9
- Friday: Omaha @ Colorado Springs | 8:05 pm
- Saturday: Colorado Springs @ New Orleans | 6:00 pm
- Sunday: Colorado Springs @ New Orleans | 1:00 pm
Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 30-23
- Yesterday: Mississippi 7, Biloxi 4
- Friday: Mississippi @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm
- Saturday: Mississippi @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm
- Sunday: Biloxi @ Montgomery | 5:35 pm
Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 18-35
- Yesterday: Brevard County 7, Lakeland 3
- Friday: Brevard County @ St. Lucie | 5:30 pm
- Saturday: Brevard County @ St. Lucie | 5:30 pm
- Sunday:Brevard County @ St. Lucie | 4:05 pm
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 25-29
- Yesterday: Wisconsin 3, Peoria 1
- Friday: Kane County @ Wisconsin | 7:05 pm
- Saturday: Kane County @ Wisconsin | 6:35 pm
- Sunday: Kane County @ Wisconsin | 1:05 pm
DSL Brewers (R) | 0-0
- Saturday: DSL Angels @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
News and Notes
Sky Sox Announce Players Of The Month | Aaron Cheris, SkySox.com
The Sky Sox announced their first players of the month for 2016, with Austin Ross earning honors on the pitching side and Nate Orf and Manny Pina splitting on the position player side.
Frosty Microbrews: Road Life | Chris Mehring, TimberRattlers.com
For many of the young players in the Brewers system, adjusting to road life can be a challenge.
MPP’s Players of the Month for May | Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
Picks for the best players of the month of May in the Brewers organization.
2016 Draft Preview: 3B | Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
A look at some of the players available at third base in the upcoming draft.
A Super Two Who’s Who | Travis Sarandos, Disciples of Uecker
There's a few players in the Brewers organization who could be up this season, but are also seeing some manipulation of their service time to keep them under control for longer.
NL Central Updates
- Cubs 7, Dodgers 2
- Marlins 4, Pirates 3
- Reds 11, Rockies 4
This Weekend's Games
Diamondbacks @ Cubs
- Friday: Archie Bradley vs. John Lackey | 1:20 pm
- Saturday: Edwin Escobar vs. Jason Hammel | 1:20 pm
- Sunday: Patrick Corbin vs. Jake Arrieta | 1:20 pm
Angels @ Pirates
- Friday: Jared Weaver vs. Francisco Liriano | 6:05 pm
- Saturday: Nick Tropeano vs. Jeff Locke | 3:05 pm
- Sunday: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Gerrit Cole | 12:35 pm
Nationals @ Reds
- Friday: Gio Gonzalez vs. Brandon Finnegan | 6:10 pm
- Saturday: Stephen Strasburg vs. Dan Straily | 3:10 pm
- Sunday: Tanner Roark vs. Jon Moscot | 12:10 pm
Giants @ Cardinals
- Friday: Johnny Cueto vs. Adam Wainwright | 7:15 pm
- Saturday: Jeff Samardzija vs. Michael Wacha | 6:15 pm
- Sunday: Jake Peavy vs. Carlos Martinez | 7:05 pm
Boston Red Sox
- Optioned pitcher Joe Kelly to Triple-A
- Recalled reliever Noe Ramirez
- Designated outfielder David Lough for assignment
- Activated Cody Asche from the 15-day DL
San Francisco Giants
- Placed right fielder Hunter Pence on the 15-day DL with a strained right hamstring
- Recalled outfielder Mac Williamson
- Designated RHP Joel Peralta for assignment
- Recalled RHP Cody Martin
- Recalled utility player Trea Turner
- Placed first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the paternity list
This Weekend's Action
Brewers @ Philles
- Friday: Jimmy Nelson vs. Vince Velasquez | 6:05 pm
- Saturday: Junior Guerra vs. Jeremy Hellickson | 2:05 pm
- Sunday: Wily Peralta vs. Aaron Nola | 12:35 pm