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What We Learned: Missed opportunity leads to another loss

The Brewers missed a chance to get a win last night and dropped their second straight game. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at New York Mets Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Results

Mets 5, Brewers 4

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

All-Star Voting: Thames, Braun only Brewers to appear among top vote-getters | Jaymes L, BCB

The first voting update for the National League came out, and Ryan Braun and Eric Thames are the only two Brewers among the leaders.

With no Ryan Braun, Eric Thames may be starting to press | Jaymes L, BCB

With Ryan Braun missing so much time, Eric Thames hasn’t had the same protection in the lineup, and it may be affecting his results.

Matt Garza should Lead the National League in Starts - and get 0 more Wins | John Armbuster Bowen, BCB FanPost

Here’s a potential way to fix Matt Garza: Short starts a few days a week.

Why Adamzero is a fan of the Brewers | Adamzero, BCB FanPost

Following up in the series, Adamzero adds on what he is a fan of the Milwaukee Brewers.

When will you believe? | Baseball Punditz, BCB FanPost

What will it take to make you believe that this Brewers team could be a contender?

Links from Other Sites

With hammy on mend, Thames 'fired up' | Chris Bumbaca,

Eric Thames is feeling better and ready to get back to full time production in the lineup.

For Eric Thames, season has been a tale of two radically different months | Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Eric Thames’ start to his return to the majors began with a red-hot April, followed by a May where he was ice cold and dealing with different physical issues.

Brewers Head into June with Momentum | Kyle Lobner, Shepherd Express

There’s reasons to be optimistic heading into June as the Brewers schedule has some potential for building momentum.

Rollie Fingers’ Forgettable Final Season and the End of an Era in Milwaukee | Matthew J. Prigge, Shepherd Express

Though Rollie Fingers had a memorable career as a Brewer, his final year with the team was one that not many people remember.

Minor League Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 29-20

  • Tuesday: Colorado Springs 3, Nashville 8
  • Tuesday: Colorado Springs 1, Nashville 3
  • Wednesday: Off Day

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 26-25

  • Tuesday: Mobile 7, Biloxi 3
  • Wednesday: Mobile @ Biloxi | 6:35 pm

Carolina Mudcats (A+) | 27-24

  • Tuesday: Off Day
  • Wednesday: Carolina @ Buies Creek | 6:00 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 23-26

  • Tuesday: Wisconsin 5, Peoria 6
  • Wednesday: Wisconsin @ Peoria | 7:00 pm

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

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Tuesday, May 30

NL Central Updates

Tuesday’s Games

  • Diamondbacks 3, Pirates 0
  • Dodgers 9, Cardinals 4
  • Reds 4, Blue Jays 6
  • Cubs 2, Padres 6

Wednesday’s Games

  • Diamondbacks (Zack Godley) @ Pirates (Chad Kuhl) | 11:35 am
  • Reds (Tim Adleman) @ Blue Jays (Mike Bolsinger) | 11:37 am
  • Cubs (Jake Arrieta) @ Padres (Luis Perdomo) | 2:40 pm
  • Dodgers (Hyun-Jin Ryu) @ Cardinals (Carlos Martinez) | 7:15 pm

Today’s Game

Brewers (Junior Guerra) @ Mets (Jacob deGrom) | 6:10 pm