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What We Learned: On the road for the holiday

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It’s a long weekend for the Brewers and it starts in St. Louis today. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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Yesterday's Results

Dodgers 8, Brewers 1

Brewers News and Notes

Four Brewers worthy of all-star consideration | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ($)

Though the Brewers likely won’t have a starter voted into the game, there are still four candidates worthy of selection.

Carlos Gomez and the Best Power-Speed Seasons in Baseball History | Julien Assouline, BP Milwaukee

Though no longer a Brewer, Carlos Gomez made his impact felt with both his power and speed while with the team.

AJ Bombers Concrete Custard Concoctions & Player Burger: July 2016 Menu | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

Looking at some of the specials for the month of July for the Brewers.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 39-38

  • Thursday: New Orleans 3, Colorado Springs 7
  • Friday: New Orleans @ Colorado Springs | 8:05 pm
  • Saturday: New Orleans @ Colorado Springs | 7:05 pm
  • Sunday: New Orleans @ Colorado Springs | 8:05 pm
  • Monday: Colorado Springs @ Oklahoma City | 7:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 41-35

  • Thursday: Biloxi 11, Birmingham 6
  • Friday: Biloxi @ Birmingham | 7:05 pm
  • Saturday: Biloxi @ Birmingham | 6:30 pm
  • Sunday: Biloxi @ Birmingham | 6:30 pm
  • Monday: Jacksonville @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 24-51

  • Thursday: Brevard County @ Daytona (PPD Rain)
  • Friday: Brevard County @ Clearwater | 5:15 pm
  • Saturday: Brevard County @ Clearwater | 5:15 pm
  • Sunday: Brevard County @ Clearwater | 5:15 pm
  • Monday: Dunedin @ Brevard County | 5:35 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 38-40

  • Thursday: Clinton 3, Wisconsin 4
  • Friday: Wisconsin @ Burlington | 6:30 pm
  • Saturday: Wisconsin @ Burlington | 6:30 pm
  • Sunday: Wisconsin @ Burlington | 2:00 pm
  • Monday: Wisconsin @ Cedar Rapids | 5:05 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 9-13

  • Thursday: DSL Brewers 9, DSL Braves 2
  • Friday: DSL Braves @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
  • Saturday: DSL Rockies @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
  • Sunday: No Game
  • Monday: DSL Brewers @ DSL Rockies | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 8-6

  • Thursday: Helena 3, Missoula 6
  • Friday: Helena @ Missoula | 7:35 pm
  • Saturday: Helena @ Missoula | 8:05 pm
  • Sunday: No Game
  • Monday: Helena @ Billings | 5:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 4-5

  • Thursday: AZL Athletics 5, AZL Brewers 2
  • Friday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Dodgers | 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Dodgers | 9:00 pm
  • Sunday: No Game
  • Monday: AZL Reds @ AZL Brewers | 12:00 pm

News and Notes

Arcia, Pina & Magnifico Named To PCL All-Star Team | Nick Dobreff, SkySox.com

Three Sky Sox were named to the PCL All-Star Team for the Triple-A All-Star game set for July 13.

Jungmann to avoid thin air, start at Double-A | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Taylor Jungmann is ready to pitch again, but he’ll be heading to Biloxi for now.

2016 MLB Futures Game: United States team preview | John Sickels, MLB Futures Game

A preview of next Sunday’s Futures Game, which Josh Hader will take part in.

After start in South Side, Ray on to big things | Curt Hogg, Brewers.com

Corey Ray has worked through a lot to get to where he is today as a Brewers draft prospect.

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Reds 4, Nationals 13
  • Cubs 3, Mets 4
  • Royals 4, Cardinals 2

This Weekend's Games

Reds @ Nationals

  • Friday: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Tanner Roark | 5:05 pm
  • Saturday: Dan Straily vs. Joe Ross | 6:15 pm
  • Sunday: John Lamb vs. TBD | 12:35 pm

Cubs @ Mets

  • Friday: Jason Hammel vs. Jacob deGrom | 6:10 pm
  • Saturday: Jake Arrieta vs. Bartolo Colon | 6:15 pm
  • Sunday: Jon Lester vs. Noah Syndergaard | 12:10 pm

Pirates @ Athletics

  • Friday: Jeff Locke vs. Sonny Gray | 9:05 pm
  • Saturday: Chad Kuhl vs. Rich Hill | 9:05 pm
  • Sunday: Francisco Liriano vs. Daniel Mengden | 3:05 pm

Pirates @ Cardinals

  • Monday: TBD vs. Carlos Martinez | 1:15 pm

Reds @ Cubs

  • Monday: Cody Reed vs. TBD | 1:20 pm

Around Baseball

BtBS Roundtable: Why won't MLB pay its minor leaguers? | Beyond the Box Score

A discussion on minor-league pay, discussing many factors of the current debate about what minor-league players should make.

Phillies prospect has eye removed after freak training accident | Mike Oz, Big League Stew

While training at the Brewers facility in Brevard County during a road trip, Phillies prospect Matt Imhof was injured by a broken piece of training equipment that cost him his right eye.

This Weekend’s Action

Brewers @ Cardinals

  • Friday: Matt Garza vs. Jaime Garcia | 7:15 pm
  • Saturday: Jimmy Nelson vs. Adam Wainwright | 1:15 pm
  • Sunday: Chase Anderson vs. Michael Wacha | 1:15 pm

Brewers @ Nationals

  • Monday: Junior Guerra vs. TBD | 10:05 am