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What We Learned: Strikeout records and new affiliates

The Brewers are on track for a few strikeout records, and could end up with another undesirable minor league affiliate. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday's Results

The Brewers had the day off.

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Q&A with Helena Brewers Pitcher Gentry Fortuno | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Kyle had a chance to talk with minor league pitcher Gentry Fortuno about his season and life in the minor leagues.

Sunday Sundries: Week 24 | eddiemathews, BCB

Looking back at week 24 of the regular season.

Chris Carter sets franchise strikeout record with time to spare | -JP-, BCB

With three strikeouts on Monday, Carter has set the franchise record for strikeouts in a season, and has two weeks left to build opn it.

Report: Brewers could be heading to California in High-A | -JP-, BCB

If a bid from the Rockies to buy the Carolina Mudcats goes through, the Brewers will be the last team in the High-A affiliation shuffle and end up in the least desirable location: Lancaster in the California League.

Monday's Friday Fun Bag #4 | drezdn, BCB FanPost

A mailbag with some questions about the Brewers over in the FanPosts.

Links from Other Sites

High strikeout rate hampering Milwaukee's offense | Adam McCalvy,

While Chris Carter has set the team franchise record for strikeouts, the team is also on pace for the MLB record for strikeouts in a season.

Assessing Junior Guerra’s Rookie Campaign | Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee

With Guerra’s season done, it’s time to evaluate how his first full season in the majors went.

Brewers Announce Surprise September Call-Up; Comedic Relief Pitcher Tim Dillard to Join Brewers Social Media Team Tomorrow | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

Tim Dillard is joining the Brewers social media team for the last homestand of the season to help out the social media team.

NL Central Updates

Yesterday's Games

  • Reds 2, Cubs 5
  • Cardinals 5, Rockies 3

Today's Games

  • Reds (Josh Smith) @ Cubs (Jon Lester) | 7:05 pm
  • Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) @ Rockies (Jorge De La Rosa) | 7:40 pm

Today's Action

  • Pirates (Steven Brault) @ Brewers (Matt Garza) | 7:10 pm