The Brewers had the day off.
Brewers News and Notes
Links from BCB
Milwaukee Brewers 2016 End of Season Top Prospects | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Following the end of the 2016 season, Kyle ranked his top prospects in the organization, using a tier system rather than a strict ranking system.
Interesting Trade Idea? | beerthefear, BCB FanPost
Over in the FanPosts, beerthefear has a couple of suggestions on what he would like to see happen this offseason.
Links from Other Sites
Brewers' Suter relies on special delivery | Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Brent Suter gets his second major-league start tonight, using a different delivery and slower fastball for major-league success.
Milwaukee Brewers: Chris Carter has shot at home run title | Tim Muma, Dairyland Express
Chris Carter is one off of the MLB home run lead entering the final series of the season, and will go head-to-head with the league leader in Colorado this weekend, an ideal place for hitting home runs.
Zach Davies is the True 2016 Brewers Ace | Julien Assouline, BP Milwaukee
While Junior Guerra may have received most of the attention this season, Zach Davies had one of the best rookie seasons for a pitcher in Brewers history.
While they were in Dallas, the Brewers visited AT&T Stadium, and Blaine Boyer was able to show off his ability to kick field goals.
Minor League Update
News and Notes
Brewers' deals, Draft result in star-studded instructs roster | Mike Rosenbaum, MLB.com
The Brewers have one of the strongest instructional league rosters this fall, and it has a lot to do with their strong rebuilding efforts in the last year.
In a nod to the great place to play that is Wisconsin, the Timber Rattlers were named one of the top minor league baseball towns by SmartAsset.com. In addition, the organization is up for the Larry McPhail award for the second straight year for their marketing and promotions.
Frosty Microbrews: Former Rattlers Get The September Call | Kyle Lobner, TimberRattlers.com
Several former Timber Rattlers are playing for the Brewers this September, including Damien Magnifico, Yadiel Rivera, Brent Suter, and Jacob Barnes.
Age in the Minors: A Levels | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee
Continuing in the series on minor-league ages, next up is age and how it relates to production at the High-A and Low-A levels.
Sky Sox, Brewers Renew Affiliation Through 2018 | Nick Dobreff, SkySox.com
In a move that was basically inevitable at the start of the signing period, the Brewers have officially renewed their PDC with Colorado Springs for two years.
NL Central Updates
- Cubs 1, Pirates 1
- Reds 3, Cardinals 4
This Weekend's Games
Cubs @ Reds
- Friday: Jake Buchanan vs. Josh Smith | 6:10 pm
- Saturday: Jon Lester vs. Tim Adleman | 3:10 pm
- Sunday: Kyle Hendricks vs. Robert Stephenson | 2:10 pm
Pirates @ Cardinals
- Friday: Tyler Glasnow vs. Carlos Martinez | 7:15 pm
- Saturday: Chad Kuhl vs. TBD | 12:05 pm
- Sunday: Ryan Vogelsong vs. Adam Wainwright | 2:15 pm
This Weekend's Action
Brewers @ Rockies
- Friday: Brent Suter vs. Chad Bettis | 7:10 pm
- Saturday: Wily Peralta vs. Tyler Anderson | 7:10 pm
- Sunday: TBD vs. Matt Koch | 2:10 pm
Note: All out of market games are free on MLB.TV this weekend.