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What We Learned: Pouring on the offense

The Brewers have been racking up the offensive numbers, and that continued over the weekend. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Spring Training-Los Angeles Dodgers at Milwaukee Brewers Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Countdown to Opening Day: 13

This Weekend’s Results

Royals 8, Brewers 5
Brewers 13, Cubs 7
Brewers 6, Giants 4

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

2017 Milwaukee Brewers Season Preview: A Team in Transition | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The Brewers are still in their transition period right now, though the focus this year will change from acquiring prospects to getting experience for those prospects.

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

While two positions in the rotation are accounted for, several players are still competing for the last three spots.

Milwaukee Brewers name Junior Guerra Opening Day starter | Jaymes L, BCB

One spot in the starting rotation is locked in, as Junior Guerra has been named the starter for Opening Day.

Lewis Brinson among third round of roster cuts for Milwaukee Brewers | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

As minor league camps got underway, a third wave of roster cuts returned to the minor-league side so they could get work prior to the opening of the minor league season.

Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Spring Training Rosters and Schedule | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Minor league games began on Friday, as the Brewers four full-season affiliates began preparation for their seasons.

WBC Roundup: Do or die for Team USA
WBC Roundup: Team USA shocks Villar and the Dominican, advance to semifinals
Jaymes L, BCB

The final four is set for the World Baseball Classic, with the last three games taking place this week.

Sunday Sundries - Spring Training Week 3 | eddiemathews, BCB

It’s a look back at the third week of spring training.

Links from Other Sites

Braun's Spring Training comment draws reaction | Adam McCalvy,

Ryan Braun recently made a comment about how spring training is too long, and it stirred up a lot of reaction around the internet.

Family central to Arcia's rise to Brewers | Adam McCalvy,

Orlando Arcia is part of a baseball family, and that was important as he grew up and eventually joined the Brewers system.

Nelson getting a grip on new split-change | Adam McCalvy,

Jimmy Nelson is working a new split-change into his arsenal this spring, and hoping it will help him secure a starting rotation spot.

Winning Jobs: Spring Training Stuff! | Nicholas Zettel. BP Milwaukee

The crunch is on to take the new spots open for competition as the last two weeks of spring training continue.

Examining the Brewers Outfield Defense | Jack Conness, BP Milwaukee

Defense has become a bigger focus in recent years, and the Brewers outfield figures to have a rougher year on defense in the outfield, with a bright spot in Keon Broxton.

Star Shucker outfielder set to join Triple-A squad |

Brett Phillips was an integral part of the Biloxi Shuckers as they played their first two years in Biloxi. Now, he appears to be headed up to Colorado Springs.

Today’s Action

Brewers @ Dodgers | 3:05 pm