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What We Learned: Lucroy an All-Star for the second time

The All-Star rosters were announced yesterday, and Jonathan Lucroy earned his second All-Star appearance. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday's Results

Brewers 5, Nationals 2

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Jonathan Lucroy named Brewers only All-Star representative; Ryan Braun candidate for Final Vote | -JP-, BCB

The All-Star teams were revealed yesterday, and Lucroy was named as the only Brewer on the team. The Brewers could get a second in Ryan Braun, who is one of the five candidates in the Final Vote.

Identifying the Brewers Potential Rebuilding Blocks | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

While the discussion has been focused on who could be traded, the other side of the equation is who could be kept around for building for the future.

Corey Ray: The superstar! | justthestatsman, BCB FanPosts

Corey Ray joins the list of Brewers top prospects with his signing. What could he bring to the Brewers in the future?

Tyler Thornburg - it's time to worry | justthestatsman, BCB FanPosts

Is it time to worry about Tyler Thornburg? Based on recent results, there may be a reason to be concerned.

Links from Other Sites

Circumstances gave Tyler Thornburg long period of rest | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ($)

Recent circumstances with the Brewers have resulted in Tyler Thornburg getting an unexpected long period of rest.

Brewers have backup plan for lack of outfielders | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ($)

Though the Brewers only have three true outfielders currently on the roster, they have several players who can cover the position when needed.

Sportservice to Hold Job Fair at Miller Park | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

Looking for a job? Sportservice is looking to hire to fill some positions at Miller Park and will hold a job fair on Thursday.

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 41-41

  • Yesterday: Colorado Springs 5, Oklahoma City 6
  • Today: Colorado Springs @ Oklahoma City | 7:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 44-37

  • Yesterday: Jacksonville 4, Biloxi 1
  • Today: Jacksonville @ Biloxi | 7:10 pm

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 26-54

  • Yesterday: Dunedin 6, Brevard County 1
  • Today: Dunedin @ Brevard County | 5:35 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 41-42

  • Yesterday: Wisconsin 6, Cedar Rapids 2
  • Today: Wisconsin @ Cedar Rapids | 6:35 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 9-16

  • Yesterday: DSL Brewers 6, DSL Tigers 17
  • Today: DSL Tigers @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 8-10

  • Yesterday: Helena 2, Billings 3
  • Today: Helena @ Billings | 8:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 5-8

  • Yesterday: AZL Brewers 6, AZL Reds 4
  • Today: AZL Brewers @ AZL White Sox | 9:00 pm

News and Notes

Milwaukee Brewers Down On The Farm Report: Week 13 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Looking back at week 13 in the minor leagues.

Taylor swinging hot stick for Shuckers | Patrick Magee, Sun Herald

Though he started the season with a rough patch, Tyrone Taylor currently has the hottest bat for the Shuckers.

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Reds 9, Cubs 5
  • Pirates 5, Cardinals 2

Today's Games

  • Reds (Anthony DeSclafani) @ Cubs (Adam Warren) | 1:20 pm
  • Pirates (Jeff Locke) @ Cardinals (Jaime Garcia) | 7:15 pm

Today's Action

Brewers (Matt Garza) @ Nationals (Tanner Roark) | 3:05 pm