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What We Learned: Exhibition Time at Miller Park

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Just three days remain until Opening Day, and it’s rehearsal time at Miller Park. We look to the exhibition series and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Spring Training-San Francisco Giants at Milwaukee Brewers Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Countdown to Opening Day: 3

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Wily Peralta, Chase Anderson, Jimmy Nelson make Milwaukee Brewers starting rotation | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The starting rotation finally cleared up yesterday afternoon. The final three spots went to Wily Peralta, Chase Anderson, and Jimmy Nelson. Meanwhile, Matt Garza opens the season on the disabled list.

Kyle’s 3 Milwaukee Brewers Storylines to Follow in 2017
Kyle’s Bold Predictions for the 2017 Milwaukee Brewers
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Finishing up the storyline and bold predictions series, Kyle gives his storylines to follow and bold predictions for the 2017 season.

Submit Your Questions for BCB Mailbag #20 | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

It’s the Friday before Opening Day. What Brewers questions are on your mind? Get them in now.


Links from Other Sites

Villar eyeing Gold Glove season at second | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Though it’s only his first full season at second base, Jonathan Villar is hoping to turn it into a Gold Glove season.

After nearly quitting, Guerra set for opener | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

At one point, Junior Guerra was ready to give up on baseball. Instead, he’s pitching on Opening Day for the Brewers in 2017.

Notes: Counsell doesn't have set plan for catchers | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Though Manny Pina and Jett Bandy will be the two catchers on the Opening Day roster, Craig Counsell hasn’t decided how to split their playing time yet.

Brewers' Jungmann, Cravy no rooks when it comes to chess | Samantha Pell, Cronkite News

This spring, Taylor Jungmann and Tyler Cravy have spent a little time every day challenging each other in games of chess.

Buying Into Wily Peralta | Dylan Svoboda, BP Milwaukee

Though Wily Peralta had a long period of struggles, a strong second half of 2016 and spring training this year, along with his youth, provides plenty of optimism that he can turn continue his growth.

Milwaukee Brewers Preview: 5 Fearless Predictions for 2017 | Tim Muma, Dairyland Express

What are the Brewers capable of in 2017? Here’s five predictions of what the Brewers could do this season.

Milwaukee Brewers 2017 Season: Projecting Offensive History | Tim Muma, Dairyland Express

The Brewers are set up to become one of the few teams in MLB history to put together a strong power/speed combo: 200 home runs and 200 stolen bases.

Brewers Reveal Enhancements To “MLB.com Ballpark App” | Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

As the season is set to begin, the Brewers have made improvements to the ballpark experience through the Ballpark app.

Time to shine: Ten MLB players who will break out in 2017 | Chris Cwik, Big League Stew

Eric Thames is one of then players who could break out in MLB this season.

Player Pages: Clint Coulter | Miller Park Prospects

A player profile for outfield prospect Clint Coulter, who is expected to start in Biloxi this season.


This Weekend’s Action

Friday: Brewers (Chase Anderson) vs. White Sox (James Shields)
Saturday: Brewers (Jimmy Nelson) vs. White Sox (TBA)