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What We Learned: Seventeen to go on March 17

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and there’s just seventeen days left until Opening Day. We catch you up on all of the action in today’s What We Learned.

Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Countdown to Opening Day: 17

Yesterday’s Results

Brewers 8, Diamondbacks 5

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

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

The bullpen will have a different look in 2017 after trading away several pitchers, but it’s some business as usual as the Brewers try to find diamonds in the rough.

WBC Roundup: Americans shock Venezuela with late-inning comeback | Jaymes L, BCB

A late comeback by Team USA gave them a 1-0 lead in the first game of the second round.

Links from Other Sites

Roster decisions still to come for Brewers | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Though a month has passed in camp, the Brewers stillhave many decisions to make on the roster for the team for 2017.

Gennett continuing to show versatility, learn utility role | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Scooter Gennett is doing what he can to make the Brewers roster this season, playing a variety of positions and trying to learn as much as he can to take a bench spot.

Former farmhand Corredor sets prospects on right path | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

After seven seasons in the Brewers minor-league system as a player, Neston Corredor returned as a coach to guide the new generation of prospects.

Thinking Outside the Box 4: The Future Cost Savings of the Inverted Staff | Colin Anderle, BP Milwaukee

If the Brewers want to go with a non-traditional rotation this season, they’ll need a bullpen that can back up that rotation.

Frosty Microbrews: Let the Games Begin | Kyle Lobner, TimberRattlers.com

While major league camp has been in session for a month, the minor leagues will be starting their spring training games today.

This Weekend’s Games

Friday: Brewers (Jimmy Nelson) vs. Royals (Nathan Karns) | 3:05 pm
Saturday: Brewers (Junior Guerra) vs. Cubs (Jake Buchanan) | 3:05 pm
Sunday: Brewers (Zach Davies) @ Giants (TBD) | 3:05 pm