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What We Learned: Brewers win back & forth game

The Brewers and Pirates battled back and forth until the Brewers pulled away to win last night. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Pittsburgh Pirates Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday's Results

Brewers 9, Pirates 5

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Brewers Trade Rumors: Other Dominoes May Have to Fall | eddiemathews, BCB

Before a trade of Jonathan Lucroy, Will Smith, Jeremy Jeffress, or any other player can happen, other trades may need to happen first to clear the first and/or make teams more despearate.

Trade Rumors: Brewers, Indians “In Talks” for Jonathan Lucroy | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

A report came out yesterday that the Brewers are talking with the Indians about Jonathan Lucroy. No specifics were listed, just that the teams are talking.

The Milwaukee Brewers Aren't Getting Much Production From Their Outfield | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

With the Brewers trying to patch together an outfield on some days this season, it’s not much of a surprise that they haven’t put out much production.

Scooter Gennett vs. LHP - Midseason Update | justthestatsman, BCB FanPost

With Gennett showing progress against left-handed pitchers, it’s time to check in on how he’s been doing this season.

2016 Midseason Report Card | aarontec, BCB FanPost

Members of the community voted on grades for the team, and the results are in.

Links from Other Sites

Analyzing a Potential Braun Trade | Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee

Though most people believe Ryan Braun won’t be traded, there’s still speculation on what a trade of him could bring as a return.

Brewers trade talk: Who stays and who goes? | Justin Schultz, The First Out At Third

With many names flying around in recent weeks, some will move while others will stay with the team for now.

Milwaukee Brewers and 620 WTMJ announce extension of radio rights agreement | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

The long-time radio station for the Brewers will remain the flagship station as the two announced an extension of radio rights today.

Parking Advisory for This Weekend | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

If you’re planning to attend a game in this weekend’s Cubs series, parking is expected to be packed for every game. Plan on buying parking in advance or showing up very early on the day of the game.

Pokémania at Miller Park | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

Add the Brewers to teams who are taking advantage of the new game. They will have some activities available prior to Tuesday’s game against Arizona.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 44-50

  • Yesterday: Colorado Springs 4, Reno 5
  • Today: Colorado Springs @ Reno | 9:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 48-47

  • Yesterday: Biloxi 4, Pensacola 6
  • Today: Biloxi @ Pensacola | 6:30 pm

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 32-62

  • Yesterday: Brevard County 1, Palm Beach 0
  • Today: Brevard County @ Charlotte | 5:35 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 47-49

  • Yesterday: Fort Wayne 6, Wisconsin 14
  • Today: Fort Wayne @ Wisconsin | 7:05 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 16-23

  • Yesterday: DSL Rockies 8, DSL Brewers 2
  • Yesterday: DSL Rockies 5, DSL Brewers 3
  • Today: DSL Brewers @ DSL Rockies | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 11-20

  • Yesterday: No Game
  • Today: Idaho Falls @ Helena | 8:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 11-13

  • Yesterday: AZL Royals 10, AZL Brewers 5
  • Today: AZL Dodgers @ AZL Brewers | 9:00 pm

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Braves 3, Reds 6
  • Padres 2, Cardinals 4
  • Padres 2, Cardinals 3
  • Mets 2, Cubs 6

Today's Games

  • Padres (Andrew Cashner) @ Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) | 6:15 pm

Around Baseball

Cubs acquire Mike Montgomery; Dan Vogelbach to M's in 4-player deal | Jesse Rogers,

Will this be the deal that jump starts the market? The Cubs made a trade yesterday, acquiring left-handed reliever Mike Montgomery as part of a four-player deal.

Today's Action

Brewers (Matt Garza) @ Pirates (Francisco Liriano) | 6:05 pm