Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Trade Analysis: Brewers Send Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress to Texas | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
How well did the Brewers do in the Lucroy/Jeffress trade? Are the players they got back worth it?
Grading Milwaukee Brewers GM David Stearns at the Trade Deadline | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
With David Stearns first full trade deadline done, it’s time to grade how well he did in his deals.
Let's get the Lucroy deal straight! | justthestatsman, BCB FanPost
Many people were disappointed by the return in the Rangers deal compared to the rejected Indians deal, but the Rangers deal was the better one.
Links from Other Sites
Taking stock of Lucroy's tenure with Brewers | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
With Lucroy in Texas now, it’s time to take a look back at his career with the Brewers.
Grading the System | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee
With several new prospects in the system, it’s time to re-evaluate the current state of the farm system.
Lucroy’s Finest Moment: 6/17/14 | Enrique Bakemeyer, The Brewers Bar
Many regular readers on BCB remember this day. It’s the day that Lucroy had an answer for the Diamondbacks plunking of Ryan Braun.
Transaction Analysis: Lucroy Vetoes His Way to Texas | Bryan Grosnick, Kate Morrison, and Ben Carsley, Baseball Prospectus
After vetoing the trade to Cleveland, Lucroy ended up in a potentially better spot in Texas.
Rangers acquire Lucroy, Jeffress, and put the AL West in a vice grip | Travis Sarandos, Beyond the Box Score
With the acquisition of Jonathan Lucroy and Jeremy Jeffress, the Rangers leaped ahead of the rest of the AL West.
Brewers have sights set on future | Mike Bauman, MLB.com
The trades indicate a full look to the future for the Brewers.
Minor League Update
Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 53-54
- Yesterday: Oklahoma City 3, Colorado Springs 7
- Today: Nashville @ Colorado Springs | 8:05 pm
Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 53-53
- Yesterday: Biloxi 3, Jacksonville 0
- Today: Biloxi @ Jacksonville | 10:05 am (DH)
Brevard County Manatees (A+) | 35-70
- Yesterday: No Game
- Today: Brevard County @ Daytona | 4:05 pm (DH)
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 53-55
- Yesterday: Wisconsin 6, Peoria 5
- Today: Burlington @ Wisconsin | 7:05 pm
DSL Brewers (R) | 18-32
- Yesterday: DSL Brewers 2, DSL Cardinals 11
- Today: DSL Brewers @ DSL Braves | 9:30 am
Helena Brewers (R) | 16-25
- Yesterday: No Game
- Today: No Game
AZL Brewers (R) | 14-20
- Yesterday: AZL Rangers @ AZL Brewers (PPD)
- Today: No Game
News and Notes
What to expect from Brewers' Arcia in big leagues | Mike Rosenbaum, MLB.com
Plenty of expectations came out following Orlando Arcia’s call-up. Here’s one look at one person’s expectations.
Going To The Show: Orlando Arcia | Brad Krause, Miller Park Prospects
Here’s a second look at what to expect from Arcia.
The Call-Up: Orlando Arcia | Christopher Crawford and J.P. Breen, Baseball Prospectus
And here’s a third look at expectations for Arcia.
Ranking the Prospects Traded at the Deadline | Eric Longenhagen, FanGraphs
The Brewers new prospects are ranked along with all of the other prospects acquired on Monday.
Projecting the Prospects Traded Yesterday | Chris Mitchell, FanGraphs
In addition, the Brewers prospects received projections for how their careers will develop from here.
Scouting Phil Bickford, Conundrum | Eric Longenhagen, InstaGraphs
With new pitcher Phil Bickford, it’s a tougher task to figure out what kind of pitcher he will be in the future.
Guessing the Brewers’ Player to Be Named Later | Brad Ford, Disciples of Uecker
Though the list of players that could be acquired from the Rangers is unknown, there’s still plenty to speculate on from the trade.
Brewers’ trades should bolster Biloxi pitching | Patrick Magee, Sun Herald
The Brewers’ minor league system will benefit from the new prospects, as at least one pitcher is heading to Double-A Biloxi.
NL Central Updates
- Pirates 5, Braves 3
- Cardinals 5, Reds 7
- Marlins 2, Cubs 3
- Marlins (Tom Koehler) @ Cubs (John Lackey) | 1:20 pm
- Pirates (Jeff Locke) @ Braves (Rob Whalen) | 6:10 pm
- Cardinals (Michael Wacha) @ Reds (Cody Reed) | 6:10 pm
Brewers (Junior Guerra) @ Padres (Edwin Jackson) | 2:40 pm