Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Poll: Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Player of the Year | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
In a vote for the top minor league position player of the year, Isan Diaz came out on top by a wide margin, with 70% of the vote. Lucas Erceg was a distant second at 16%.
Poll: Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Pitcher of the Year | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
It was a closer vote in the pitcher vote, as Brandon Woodruff took the top spot with 56% of the vote, and Josh Hader coming in at 34%.
A deal with the Dodgers was closer than we thought at the deadline. A Ryan Braun & Yasiel Puig trade was minutes away from happening, and talks could pick back up in the offseason.
Links from Other Sites
Revisiting Replacement Theory | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee
In a long, detailed piece about replacement theory, Nicolas Zettel touches on many of the complexities that come with building a team.
Brewers' base-stealing bargains could inspire next roster-building trend in MLB | Jonah Keri, CBS Sports
The Brewers bargain base-stealers have been noticed around the league, as the Brewers could end the season with the top base-stealer in the league and have done it through bargain finds.
StaTuesday: Brewers' Thornburg having one of best seasons ever for reliever | Dave Heller, FOX Sports
It’s been a historical season for Tyler Thornburg, as he continues to put up some big numbers over the last weeks of the season.
NL Central Updates
- Pirates 5, Phillies 3
- Cubs 2, Cardinals 4
- Cubs (Jon Lester) @ Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) | 1:15 pm
- Pirates (Steven Brault) @ Phillies (Jake Thompson) | 6:05 pm
Scully says he won't call Dodgers playoff games | Matt Kelly, MLB.com
Vin Scully’s announcing career will come to an end on Sunday, October 2, when he calls his final game for the Dodgers.
Brewers (Junior Guerra) @ Reds (Tim Adleman) | 6:10 pm