Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Matt Garza is Becoming Tradeable | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
It’s happened quietly, but Matt Garza’s recent performance has made him a tradeable asset this offseason.
After the city of San Antonio decided not to include financing for a stadium in their budget plan, the chances of a move for the Colorado Springs franchise took a huge hit. This hit could also end up closing any potential paths out of Colorado Springs in two years or later.
Links from Other Sites
Counsell: Goal is to get Blazek feeling healthy | Brian Hedger, MLB.com
Michael Blazek is continuing his rehab and threw another simulated game on Thursday, but will need at least one more simulated game before being considered for actual game action.
Three Needs: Milwaukee Brewers | Jeff Todd, MLB Trade Rumors
As the Brewers continue their rebuilding plan, there are a few things that need to be planned out this offseason to continue the growth.
Heyman’s Latest: Dodgers, Puig-Braun, CarGo, Cespedes, EE, Santana, Red Sox, Mariners | Jeff Todd, MLB Trade Rumors
While one report says that a Ryan Braun/Yasiel Puig trade almost happened, Jon Heyman refutes that, saying the trade was not close but might be revisited.
Latest in Sky Sox affiliation saga | San Antonio plan shelved | Jim Goulart, BrewerFan.net
Is there a glimmer of hope to get to Toledo? While the chances are still slim at best, Jim lays out a case for Toledo leaving the Tigers and coming to the Brewers.
NL Central Updates
- Pirates 15, Phillies 2
- Cardinals 2, Giants 6
This Weekend’s Games
Pirates @ Reds
- Friday: Ryan Vogelsong vs. Robert Stephenson | 6:10 pm
- Saturday: Jameson Taillon vs. Anthony DeSclafani | 11:10 am
- Saturday: Trevor Williams vs. Brandon Finnegan | 5:10 pm
- Sunday: Ivan Nova vs. TBD | 12:10 pm
Cardinals @ Giants
- Friday: Luke Weaver vs. Matt Moore | 9:15 pm
- Saturday: Mike Leake vs. Jeff Samardzija | 8:05 pm
- Sunday: Alex Reyes vs. Albert Suarez | 3:05 pm
Padres' A.J. Preller suspended 30 days after investigation of Drew Pomeranz trade | Buster Olney, ESPN.com
Padres GM A.J. Preller was suspended for 30 days after an MLB investigation determined that he had withheld medical information from other teams, specifically in the trade of Drew Pomeranz.
Cubs clinch NL Central title in near-record time | Big League Stew
Despite their loss yesterday, the Cubs clinched the NL Central following the Cardinals loss to the Giants. It was the fourth fastest in MLB history for a team to clinch its division.
This Weekend's Action
Brewers @ Cubs
- Friday: Chase Anderson vs. John Lackey | 1:20 pm
- Saturday: Zach Davies vs. Jake Arrieta | 3:05 pm
- Sunday: Wily Peralta vs. Kyle Hendricks | 1:20 pm