Brewers News and Notes
Links From BCB
The Brewers officially placed Junior Guerra on the 15-day DL yesterday, with word coming out that he will miss 4-6 weeks with his injured calf. Brent Suter was recalled to fill a spot in the bullpen, likely meaning that tommy Milone will take Guerra’s spot in the rotation.
Milwaukee Brewers announce minor league rosters | Jaymes L, BCB
The minor league rosters were officially announced yesterday in advance of tomorrow’s start to the minor-league season.
Links from Other Sites
Shaw making most of early chances vs. LHP | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
With four doubles to start the season, Travis Shaw is off to a hot start for the Brewers.
Lack of command plagues Zach Davies | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
While Zach Davies can be a masterful pitcher, if his control is off, he becomes a very predictable pitcher.
Cravy walks back talk of quitting baseball | Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com
After his initial frustration with not making the roster, Tyler Cravy is ready to work hard in the minors this season.
Reactions from Opening Day loss | Ben Hertel, Dairyland Express
It’s only been one game so far, but it’s not too early to have knee jerk reactions to a small sample size.
NL Central Notes: Lynn, Pirates, Garza | Steve Adams and Jeff Todd, MLB Trade Rumors
Matt Garza is ahead of schedule in his rehab, and could go on an assignment next week.
Projecting Brent Suter | Justin Schultz, The First Out At Third
Brent Suter is up just after one game into the season. How well could he perform with the Brewers this season?
How Close is A? | Nicholas Zettel, Disciples of Uecker
Miguel Diaz’s debut for the Padres went well, and it’s reviving the conversation on the Brewers decision to not protect him from the Rule 5 draft.
Minor League Notes
Where the Brewers' Top 30 prospects are starting the season | Mike Rosenbaum, MLB.com
A quick rundown of where the Brewers top prospects are playing to start the 2017 season.
Nottingham, Roache lead Shuckers to 6-0 win over William Carey | BiloxiShuckers.com
The Shuckers held an exhibition on Tuesday night to benefit William Carey’s college campus, and they came out with a 6-0 win.
Photo Gallery: Timber Rattlers Fan Fest 4/4/17 | Miller Park Prospects
Some photos from the Timber Rattlers Fan Fest event on Tuesday.
NL Central Notes
- Cubs 2, Cardinals 1
- Pirates and Reds have the day off.
- Cubs (John Lackey) @ Cardinals (Lance Lynn) | 12:45 pm
- Phillies (Aaron Eickhoff) @ Reds (Brandon Finnegan) | 6:10 pm
- Pirates (Jameson Taillon) @ Red Sox (Chris Sale) | 6:10 pm
Brewers (Wily Peralta) vs. Rockies (Tyler Chatwood) | 7:10 pm