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What We Learned: The Importance of Player Value

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We discuss player value and more in today's What We Learned.

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Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

ZiPS and the 2017 Milwaukee Brewers | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The ZiPS projections are out, and they put together some interesting numbers for the Milwaukee Brewers going into 2017.

Milwaukee Brewers Reportedly Interested In Jae-gyun Hwang | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Jae-gyun Hwang is looking for a chance to prove himself in MLB, and a low-cost deal on the Brewers MLB roster might be enough to get the infielder to sign with the team.

Keon Broxton Could Be Valuable in 2017 | eddiemathews, BCB

Going in 2017, the center field job should belong to Keon Broxton, at least until he claims complete control of it or proves that he cannot be a full-time player.

Milwaukee Brewers Closer Candidates: Wily Peralta | Jaymes L, BCB

Though currently a starting pitcher, a move to the bullpen could be in the best interests of Wily Peralta.

Brew Crew Ball Community Top Prospects Vote #5 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Brew Crew Ball Community Top Prospects Vote #6 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The vote for #5 is in for the BCB Top Prospects poll, and the new vote is open for #6 in the community rankings.

Links from Other Sites

Bold and Brew-tiful: Crew could add 'pen arms | Adam McCalvy, MLB.com

In their rebuilding seasons, the bullpen has been an area of focus for the team, since it can be easy to develop and trade pitchers from there. The upcoming season won’t be much different in that regard.

What Does Success Look Like for Orlando Arcia in 2017? | Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee

As a developing player, Orlando Arcia doesn’t need to put together an amazing season for it to be considered a success. He just needs to do enough to keep his job and show some growth.

Brewlyweds: Nelson, Davies Celebrate Offseason Weddings | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

A few of the younger Brewers have spent their offseason getting married. Both Jimmy Nelson and Zach Davies got married in the last few months.

Rejoice! Here are spring training report dates for all 30 teams | Chris Cwik, Big League Stew

Spring training dates are out for all 30 MLB teams. With a report date for pitchers and catchers of February 15, it means we are just five weeks (35 days) away from that report date.