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What We Learned: Rumors continue as stumbling continues

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The Brewers have lost seven of eight, but the rumors keep coming. We talk about that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Results

Phillies 6, Brewers 1
Brewers 9, Phillies 8
Phillies 6, Brewers 3


Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers activate Eric Sogard, option Keon Broxton to AAA
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers activate Wily Peralta, designate Rob Scahill for assignment
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Report: ‘Difference of opinion’ between Attanasio, Stearns on Brewers playoff push
Jaymes L, BCB

Report: Milwaukee Brewers still searching for deals despite recent slide
Jaymes L, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers are interested in Detroit’s Ian Kinsler, per report
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers reportedly among several clubs interested in AJ Ramos
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers reportedly considering Jaime Garcia, other rentals
Jaymes L, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers won’t change deadline approach; still reportedly in strong pursuit of Sonny Gray
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

BCB Mailbag 28: Keep Calm and Drink Sundrop
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 16 In Review
eddiemathews, BCB

BCB Tracking Poll - Week 17
aaronetc, BCB FanPost


Links from Other Sites

Brewers remain calm in midst of losing streak
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Crew in Deadline mix, but won't 'overcorrect'
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

When home runs dry up for Brewers, all-or-nothing offense is in trouble
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers GM David Stearns hasn't changed approach to trade talks despite team's slump
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

One Reason to Freak Out About the Losing Streak
Sean Roberts, BP Milwaukee

On Collapse
Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee

Brewers can correct skid with a splash at the deadline
Jerry Crasnick, ESPN

The 1983 Brewers are Easily the Most Disappointing Team in Franchise History
Matthew J. Prigge, Shepherd Express

The Longest First Place Runs in Brewers History
Kyle Lobner, Shepherd Express


Minor League Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 60-39

  • Friday: Reno 5, Colorado Springs 10
  • Saturday: Reno 12, Colorado Springs 8
  • Sunday: Reno 7, Colorado Springs 6
  • Monday: Reno 12, Colorado Springs 5
  • Tuesday: Tacoma @ Colorado Springs | 7:40 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 48-51

  • Friday: Biloxi 4, Mississippi 6
  • Saturday: Biloxi 0, Mississippi 8
  • Sunday: Biloxi 7, Mississippi 0
  • Monday: Off Day
  • Tuesday: Biloxi @ Pensacola | 6:35 pm

Carolina Mudcats (A+) | 49-50

  • Friday: Buies Creek 5, Carolina 3
  • Saturday: Carolina 2, Buies Creek 6
  • Sunday: Carolina 1, Buies Creek 7
  • Monday: Carolina 12, Myrtle Beach 3
  • Tuesday: Carolina @ Myrtle Beach | 6:05 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 39-60

  • Friday: South Bend 3, Wisconsin 5
  • Saturday: West Michigan 10, Wisconsin 3
  • Sunday: West Michigan 6, Wisconsin 4
  • Monday: West Michigan 2, Wisconsin 4
  • Tuesday: Off Day

DSL Brewers (R) | 19-23

  • Friday: DSL Tigers 7, DSL Brewers 8
  • Saturday: DSL Brewers 8, DSL Tigers 1
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: DSL Mets2, DSL Brewers 5
  • Tuesday: DSL Brewers @ DSL Mets2 | 9:30 am

DSL Indians/Brewers (R) | 16-25

  • Friday: DSL Indians/Brewers 1, DSL Indians 2
  • Saturday: DSL Indians @ DSL Indians/Brewers (PPD Rain)
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: DSL Indians/Brewers 0, DSL Astros Orange 2
  • Tuesday: DSL Astros Orange @ DSL Indians/Brewers | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 15-19

  • Friday: Idaho Falls 13, Helena 1
  • Saturday: Idaho Falls 11, Helena 4
  • Sunday: Idaho Falls 5, Helena 10
  • Monday: Ogden 5, Helena 1
  • Tuesday: Ogden @ Helena | 8:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 16-8

  • Friday: AZL Brewers 8, AZL Giants 2
  • Saturday: AZL Brewers 7, AZL Mariners 6
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Reds (PPD Rain)
  • Tuesday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Dodgers | 9:00 pm

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

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, July 21
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, July 22
Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 15
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Sunday, July 23
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Monday, July 24


Minor League News and Notes

Milwaukee Brewers sell contract of Michael Choice to Korean team
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB


NL Central Update

This Weekend’s Games

Cardinals @ Cubs

  • Friday: Cardinals 11, Cubs 4
  • Saturday: Cardinals 2, Cubs 3
  • Sunday: Cardinals 3, Cubs 5

Marlins @ Reds

  • Friday: Marlins 3, Reds 1
  • Saturday: Marlins 5, Reds 4
  • Sunday: Marlins 3, Reds 6

Pirates @ Rockies

  • Friday: Pirates 13, Rockies 5
  • Saturday: Pirates 3, Rockies 7
  • Sunday: Pirates 3, Rockies 13

Monday’s Games

  • White Sox 3, Cubs 1
  • Reds 2, Indians 6
  • Rockies 2, Cardinals 8
  • Pirates 10, Giants 3

Tuesday’s Games

  • White Sox (Carlos Rodon) @ Cubs (John Lackey) | 1:20 pm
  • Reds (Luis Castillo) @ Yankees (Jordan Montgomery) | 6:05 pm
  • Rockies (Jon Gray) @ Cardinals (Lance Lynn) | 7:15 pm
  • Pirates (Jameson Taillon) @ Giants (Madison Bumgarner) | 9:15 pm

Today’s Game

Brewers (Zach Davies) @ Nationals (Edwin Jackson) | 6:05 pm