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What We Learned: One week to camp

We’re one week away from pitchers and catchers reporting in today’s What We Learned.

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Mariners V Brewers

Countdown to P&C Report: 7
Countdown to Opening Day: 55

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers will reportedly take Chase Anderson to arbitration hearing, won’t negotiate | Jaymes L, BCB

The Brewers and Chase Anderson are set to go to arbitration after the two sides couldn’t come to an agreement before figures were exchanged.

Milwaukee Brewers lose Ehire Adrianza on Waivers to the Twins, Outright Rob Scahill to AAA | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The roster revolving door continued with Ehire Adrianza being claimed by the Twins and Rob Scahill being outrighted to the minors.

BCB Mailbag 14: A Brewers vs. White Sox World Series | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Could a Brewers vs. White Sox World Series happen? It’s one topic discussed in Friday’s mailbag.

Brew Crew Ball Community Top Prospects Vote #24 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB
Brew Crew Ball Community Top Prospects Vote #25 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Mario Feliciano came in at #23 and Demi Orimoloye came in at #24 in the top prospects vote. The poll is now open for #25.

Let's Lock Up... NOBODY... NEVER | danhoff, BCB FanPost

Is locking up a young player long-term a good idea for no one? According to danhoff, it’s a lose-lose situation.

Travis Shaw will be a Key Contributor in Milwaukee | Jack Stern, BCB FanPost

With the minor league situation at third base unstable right now, Travis Shaw has a chance to lock down a long term job in 2017.

Links from Other Sites

Thames could be key for Brewers in 2017 | Adam McCalvy,

The Brewers biggest acquisition this offseason has been first baseman Eric Thames, and his success will be a major factor in what the Brewers do in 2017.

Villar and Creating Luck | Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

While Jonathan Villar’s BABIP was high last season, suggesting a lot of luck and upcoming regression, his skill set means that his BABIP isn’t inflated that much.

What must Hernan Perez do to take the next step? | Gabe Stoltz, Disciples of Uecker

While Hernan Perez has become a valuable member of the Brewers due to his versatility, he’s still not quite at the next level yet.

Milwaukee Brewers: Could Ryan Braun Be Moved To First Base? | Joe Kiemen, Dairyland Express

Even though the Brewers acquired Eric Thames this offseason, could a move to first base still happen at some point for Ryan Braun?

2017 MLB Spring Training Preview | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

As camps are less than a week away from opening, here’s an early preview for spring training this year.

When They Were Rattlers: Jacob Barnes | Chris Mehring, Rattler Radio

A look back at the Timer Rattlers career for Jacob Barnes.

Brewers minor-league coach recovers from rare disease | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Triple-A hitting coach Al LeBoeuf is back where he was five years ago, when a rare disease put his life at risk.