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What We Learned: Make it two in a row

The Brewers returned to Miller Park and won for the second straight day yesterday. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

Colorado Rockies v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Yesterday's Results

Brewers 4, Rockies 2

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Keon Broxton Proving He Belongs with the Brewers | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

A simple mechanical change for Keon Broxton has paid dividends at the plate.

Sunday Sundries: Week 20 | eddiemathews, BCB

Looking back at week 20 of the Brewers season.

Links from Other Sites

Brewers eye September return for Guerra | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

The current plan for Junior Guerra sets a return date of early September for the pitcher.

All Aboard the Keon Broxton Bandwagon | Jeff Sullivan, FanGraphs

There’s a bandwagon forming for Keon Broxton and it’s starting to pick up steam.

The Ball-In-Glove Renaissnace | Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee

The Brewers have continued to use the retro logo alternate uniforms most of the time this season, increasing the likelihood that they are about to make a change in the primary logo (at least).

Monday Musing: 100 Game Starting Pitchers | The Brewer Nation

Earlier this season, Wily Peralta became the 21st pitcher in franchise history to start at least 100 games for the Brewers. Can you name the other 20?

Minor League Update

Affiliate Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 62-63

  • Yesterday: Colorado Springs 0, Round Rock 14
  • Today: Colorado Springs @ Round Rock | 7:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 63-62

  • Yesterday: Mississippi 1, Biloxi 2
  • Today: Mississippi @ Biloxi | 6:40 pm

Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 37-85

  • Yesterday: No Game
  • Today: Brevard County @ Clearwater | 6:00 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 63-64

  • Yesterday: Peoria 7, Wisconsin 8
  • Today: Peoria @ Wisconsin | 1:05 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 25-42

  • Yesterday: DSL Rockies 6, DSL Brewers 7
  • Today: DSL Brewers @ DSL Rockies | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 23-35

  • Yesterday: Great Falls 5, Helena 3
  • Today: Helena @ Great Falls | 8:00 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 22-27

  • Yesterday: AZL Brewers 11, AZL Royals 10
  • Today: No Game

News and Notes

Hader’s (K)areer Day | Lane Grindle, Minor Details

Josh Hader’s big day on Sunday wasn’t just impressive because of the 12 strikeouts, but because of the lineup he was facing.

Milwaukee Brewers’ Affiliate Report and Southern League Roundup: 20th Editions | Thaddeus Krzus, The Shuck Dynasty

An update on the state of the Brewers minor-league system, as well as the Double-A Southern League.

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Dodgers 18, Reds 9
  • Astros 3, Pirates 1
  • Cubs 5, Padres 1

Today's Games

  • Astros (Jos Musgrove) @ Pirates (Ivan Nova) | 6:05 pm
  • Rangers (Derek Holland) @ Reds (Dan Straily) | 6:10 pm
  • Mets (Jon Niese) @ Cardinals (Jaime Garcia) | 7:15 pm
  • Cubs (Jake Arrieta) @ Padres (Christian Friedrich) | 9:10 pm

Around Baseball

Spoiler Season Is Upon Us | Burke Badenhop, MLB Trade Rumors

In a special article, former reliever and Brewer Burke Badenhop discusses the importance of spoiler season.

Independent leaguer breaks his own car windshield with grand slam | Chris Cwik, Big League Stew

It’s an impressive feat to hit a go-ahead grand slam that completely leaves the ballpark, but in Brandon Thomas’ case, it came with an unfortunate side effect.

Today's Action

Brewers (Chase Anderson) vs. Rockies (Jon Gray) | 7:10 pm