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What We Learned: Opening Day Blues

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It was an Opening Day to forget, with the Brewers taking a tough loss that was further amplified by an injury to Junior Guerra. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

Colorado Rockies v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Yesterday’s Results

Rockies 7, Brewers 5

Brewers News and Notes

Links From BCB

Junior Guerra leaves Milwaukee Brewers Opening Day start with injury | -JP-, BCB
Junior Guerra on crutches, will be placed on 10-day Disabled List | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

If it wasn’t bad enough that the Brewers lost their opener, they also lost starter Junior Guerra for an extended period of time after he injured his right calf on a bunt in the third inning. No word about how long it will be, though it is expected to be a significant amount of time.

Imagining a 2017 Season Where All the Milwaukee Brewers Hit Their Ceilings | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

While it may not be realistic, it’s still fun to think about what the 2017 season could look like if the whole roster plays to their full potential.

Milwaukee Brewers 2017 Opening Day Roster and Payroll | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

With the signing of Jared Hughes, the Brewers Opening Day roster was set, as well as the payroll to begin the season. It’s the lowest in the league (for now, at least).

Series Preview: Colorado Rockies @ Milwaukee Brewers | Jaymes L, BCB

There’s still three more games to get through in the opening series of the season. Learn about the opponent in the first series preview of the season.

BCB Tracking Poll - Week 1 | aaronetc, BCB FanPost

Over in the FanPosts, aaronetc is starting up a tracking poll that will go on throughout the season.

Links from Other Sites

Attanasio: 'Exciting' to see foundation of future | Adam McCalvy,

Progress is finally showing in the Brewers rebuild, and it’s exciting to see how the team is building from here.

Haudricourt: Only one game but some troubling elements | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Though it was only the first game of the season, there’s still a lot of troubling elements from that one game.

Brewers' rotation depth already being tested | Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With two starting pitchers already on the disabled list, the Brewers have to figure out how to fill out the starting rotation for the near future.

1st 2017 Series Preview: The Mile-High come to Miller Park | Jake Covey, Disciples of Uecker

Another look at the first series of the season for the Brewers.

10 Questions About the 2017 Brewers | Enrique Bakemeyer, The Brewers Bar

As the 2017 season begins, here are another 10 questions about the 2017 Brewers season.

Ex-MLB commish Bud Selig throws out 1st pitch for Brewers | Genaro C. Armoas, Associated Press

Since he is no longer commissioner of MLB, Bud Selig can now openly root for the Brewers again.

NL Central Notes

Yesterday’s Games

Today’s Games

  • Cubs (Jake Arrieta) @ Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) | 7:15 pm
  • Pirates and Reds have the day off.

Today’s Action

Brewers (Zach Davies) vs. Rockies (Tyler Anderson) | 6:40 pm