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What We Learned: Changing your expectations

The Brewers are back over .500 and are still there this late in the season. That could result in new expectations, which we discuss in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Atlanta Braves at Milwaukee Brewers Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Results

Brewers 7, Cardinals 5

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers DFA Tommy Milone, Call Up Rob Scahill | eddiemathews, BCB

The Brewers made a move to strengthen the bullpen yesterday, designating Tommy Milone for assignment and selecting the contract of Rob Scahill from the Sky Sox.

Re-calibrating expectations for the Milwaukee Brewers | Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

The Brewers began the month of May at 13-13, which is above what most of us expected. As the Brewers are performing better than planned, it’s time to re-think what to expect from this year’s team.

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers @ St. Louis Cardinals | Jaymes L, BCB

It’s the second series of the season against the Cardinals, and the Brewers are looking for some revenge after the first.

BCB Tracking Poll - Week 5 | aaronetc, BCB FanPost

The fifth tracking poll is now open for voting in the FanPosts.

Neftali Feliz's glove is just ugly | Baseball Punditz, BCB FanPost

Though not a violation of the rules, Neftali Feliz has been wearing a glove in an unusual shade of yellow, and it’s distracting some Brewers fans when they see it.

Minor League Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 13-7

  • Monday: Colorado Springs 2, Iowa 3
  • Tuesday: Colorado Springs @ Oklahoma City | 7:05 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 11-14

  • Monday: Biloxi 1, Pensacola 3
  • Tuesday: Off Day

Carolina Mudcats (A+) | 10-14

  • Monday: Buies Creek 8, Carolina 7
  • Tuesday: Buies Creek @ Carolina

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 10-11

  • Monday: Off Day
  • Tuesday: Bowling Green @ Wisconsin

Check out our prospect reports for more information on minor league performances.

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Monday, May 1

NL Central Updates

Yesterday’s Games

  • Pirates 3, Reds 4
  • Phillies 10, Cubs 2

Today’s Games

  • Pirates (Tyler Glasnow) @ Reds (Scott Feldman) | 6:10 pm
  • Phillies (Jeremy Hellickson) @ Cubs (Jon Lester) | 7:05 pm

Today’s Action

Brewers (Wily Peralta) @ Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) | 7:15 pm