Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Prior to yesterday’s doubleheader, the Brewers made a few roster moves. Michael Blazek ended up on the DL, Damien Magnifico was called up to make his MLB debut, and Tyler Cravy was added as the 26th man for the day.
Ryan Braun or Prince Fielder... | eddiemathews, BCB
Though Fielder’s career is over, the question of whether the Brewers should have kept Ryan Braun or Prince Fielder is still one that comes up considering the ups and downs both have experienced in their careers.
Let's Talk About Braun again and again. | chris33, BCB FanPost
Braun’s name has come up in trade talk as the waiver trade deadline approaches, though keeping him around isn’t a bad thing.
Links from Other Sites
Pricing Failed Tanks | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee
Not all tanking projects work for teams, and trying to “compete” against other tanking teams can be a challenge.
Five players teams would love to move before the waiver deadline | Thomas Bennett, Beyond the Box Score
While the Brewers may not “love” to move Braun before the deadline, his production along with his salary makes him a viable waiver trade deadline candidate, if the right team lines up with them.
Minor League Update
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 59-61
- Yesterday: El Paso 3, Colorado Springs 11
- Today: El Paso @ Colorado Springs | 7:35 pm
Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 59-60
- Yesterday: No Game
- Today: Mobile @ Biloxi | 6:40 pm
Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 37-83
- Yesterday: Lakeland 8, Brevard County 5
- Today: Lakeland @ Brevard County | 5:35 pm
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 58-63
- Yesterday: Wisconsin 2, Kane County 6
- Today: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 6:30 pm
DSL Brewers (R) | 21-41
- Yesterday: DSL Brewers 4, DSL Yankees2 2
- Today: DSL Cardinals @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
Helena Brewers (R) | 22-31
- Yesterday: Grand Junction 5, Helena 2
- Today: Grand Junction @ Helena | 8:05 pm
AZL Brewers (R) | 18-26
- Yesterday: AZL Giants 6, AZL Brewers 4
- Today: AZL Brewers @ AZL Athletics | 9:00 pm
News and Notes
Woodruff, Betancourt Named Players Of The Month | BiloxiShuckers.com
The Shuckers named Brandon Woodruff and Javier Betancourt as players of the month for the team in July.
Milwaukee Brewers’ Affiliate Report: Week 19 | Thaddeus Krzus, The Shuck Dynasty
Looking back at week 19 of the minor league season.
NL Central Updates
- Marlins 3, Reds 6
- Cardinals 8, Astros 5
- Pirates 4, Giants 3
- Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) @ Astros (Doug Fister) | 1:10 pm
- Pirates (Ivan Nova) @ Giants (Matt Cain) | 2:45 pm
- Marlins (Andrew Cashner) @ Reds (Homer Bailey) | 6:10 pm
Brewers (Jimmy Nelson) @ Cubs (Jon Lester) | 7:05 pm