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What We Learned: Royals rain on Brewers day

The Royals made a comeback and keep the Brewers at just one win in the Cactus League season. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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Kansas City Royals v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images

Countdown to Opening Day: 33

Yesterday’s Results

Royals 6, Brewers 3

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Corey Hart, Lew Burdette to be inducted into Milwaukee Brewers Wall of Honor | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Two more former Brewers will be added to the Wall of Honor this season, as Corey Hart and Lew Burdette have been selected to be added.

Milwaukee Brewers 2017 Preview by Position: Catcher | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The catcher position is wide open this spring following the trades of Jonathan Lucroy and Martin Maldonado, with three main candidates fighting for the spots.

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Nick Ramirez attempting to become the next Brooks Kieschnick | Jaymes L, BCB

In attempting to convert to pitcher, Nick Ramirez is doing something that Brooks Kieschnick attempted several years ago.

Bovada sets Milwaukee Brewers over/under at 69.5 wins | Jaymes L, BCB

One Vegas oddsmaker has set their MLB over/unders for the season, placing the Brewers at 69.5 wins, which is tied for the second lowest in the league.

Links from Other Sites

Miller Park Myth: Ground Ball Ratios at Home, Overall | Jake Covey, Disciples of Uecker

Do pitchers with higher ground ball rates see more success at Miller Park? Maybe, but it’s not that simple to look at.

2017 Position Preview: First Base, League Context, Chris Carter, and Eric Thames | Nathan Petrashek, Cream City Cables

Beginning a preview series for the Brewers, part one looks at the first base position, and how it is changing between this season and last season.

Brewers' Hiram Burgos had unique off-season workout | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

While in Puerto Rico this offseason, Hiram Burgos took part in a unique offseason workout program.

Lucas Erceg continues rise in Brewers' ranks | Todd Rosiak and Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

By logging time in yesterday’s game, Lucas Erceg became the first prospect in the 2016 class to appear with the major league team.

The Intriguing Brett Suter | Noah Nofz, BP Milwaukee

Trying to build off of his success in 2016, Brett Suter is fighting for a bullpen job in camp this year, despite being an unorthodox pitcher.

Tickets for Exhibition Games on Sale Tomorrow | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

Tickets for the exhibition games against the White Sox are on sale now. Prices range from $10-$20, and each fan will get a voucher for $10 of concessions for that day’s game.

Today’s Action

Brewers (Chase Anderson) vs. Reds (TBD) | 2:05 pm