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What We Learned: Day 2 Blues

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The troubles continued into game 2 as the Brewers lost another to the Rockies. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Colorado Rockies at Milwaukee Brewers Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s Results

Rockies 6, Brewers 5

Brewers News and Notes

Links From BCB

Milwaukee Brewers officially place Junior Guerra on DL, recall Brent Suter | Jaymes L, 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,

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,

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,

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 |

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

Yesterday’s Games

Today’s Games

  • 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

Today’s Action

Brewers (Wily Peralta) vs. Rockies (Tyler Chatwood) | 7:10 pm