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What We Learned: Still in first entering July

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As Independence Day arrives, the Brewers are still in first place. We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

Baltimore Orioles v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Recent Results

Brewers 3, Marlins 2
Brewers 8, Marlins 4
Marlins 10, Brewers 3
Brewers 8, Orioles 1


Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers Roster Moves: Jorge Lopez optioned, Rob Scahill selected, Tyler Cravy outrighted
-JP-, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers trade Nick Franklin to Angels
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB FanShot

Milwaukee Brewers option Paolo Espino to AAA; announce Brent Suter as Monday’s starter
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers call up Michael Blazek
Jaymes L, BCB

Orlando Arcia beats a pickle to score during Brewers-Orioles game
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Umpire Joe West hit in head by baseball from stands during Brewers-Marlins game
-JP-, BCB FanShot

It’s July 1st, and the Milwaukee Brewers are still in 1st place
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Mark Attanasio says he won’t make the Milwaukee Brewers go all-in for 2017
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

International Free Agency begins, Milwaukee Brewers dole out $3+ mil in bonuses
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 13 In Review
eddiemathews, BCB

Series Preview: Baltimore Orioles @ Milwaukee Brewers
Jaymes L, BCB

BCB Tracking Poll - Week 14
aaronetc, BCB FanPost


Links from Other Sites

Hart signs one-day deal to retire with Brewers
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Shaw exits after getting hit by pitch on wrist
Carson Mason, Brewers.com

Contending Crew should go all in
Phil Rogers, MLB.com

Chase Anderson to miss 4-6 weeks with left oblique strain
Ashley Varela, NBC Sports

D'Amato: Corey Knebel gives Brewers edge at closing time
Gary D’Amato, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Haudricourt: Waiver claims part of Milwaukee Brewers' rebuilding plan
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers' Jimmy Nelson missed bats at a high rate in June
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Get to Know: Q&A with Brewers pitcher Brent Suter
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Midseason 2017 #1: 3 Up 3 Down
Midseason 2017 #2: 3 Up 3 Down
Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

Sogard Continues to Fight Regression
Charlie Clarke, BP Milwaukee

Another Reason the Brewers Sit in First Place
Jeff Sullivan, FanGraphs

Will the real Eric Thames please stand up?
javierleealaniz, Cream City Cables

Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia will happily steal your ice cream
Mark Townsend, Big League Stew

Kato Kaelin wins Brewers charity raffle
Associated Press


Minor League Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 51-31

  • Friday: Colorado Springs 5, Omaha 2
  • Saturday: Colorado Springs 6, Omaha 9
  • Sunday: Colorado Springs 11, Omaha 0
  • Monday: Colorado Springs 5, Omaha 4
  • Tuesday: Nashville @ Colorado Springs | 8:00 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 42-38

  • Friday: Biloxi 5, Birmingham 2
  • Sunday: Biloxi 4, Birmingham 10
  • Sunday: Biloxi 3, Birmingham 1
  • Monday: Biloxi 4, Birmingham 1
  • Tuesday: Pensacola @ Biloxi | 6:35 pm

Carolina Mudcats (A+) | 44-36

  • Friday: Winston-Salem 3, Carolina 9
  • Saturday: Wisconsin 4, Beloit 2
  • Sunday: Winston-Salem 10, Carolina 14
  • Monday: Winston-Salem 3, Carolina 4
  • Tuesday: Salem @ Carolina | 6:00 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 31-49

  • Friday: Wisconsin 7, Beloit 4
  • Saturday: Wisconsin 4, Beloit 2
  • Sunday: Wisconsin 2, Beloit 4
  • Monday: Wisconsin 1, Beloit 2
  • Tuesday: Wisconsin @ Cedar Rapids | 5:05 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 11-15

  • Friday: DSL Brewers 4, DSL Cubs2 10
  • Saturday: DSL Brewers 3, DSL Rangers2 7
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: DSL Rangers2 4, DSL Brewers 2
  • Tuesday: DSL Tigers @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am

DSL Indians/Brewers (R) | 9-16

  • Friday: DSL Pirates 9, DSL Indians/Brewers 6
  • Saturday: DSL Rangers1 9, DSL Indians/Brewers 2
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: DSL Indians/Brewers 4, DSL Rangers1 24
  • Tuesday: DSL Indians/Brewers @ DSL Indians | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 7-8

  • Friday: Helena 10, Great Falls 3
  • Saturday: Helena 11, Missoula 1
  • Sunday: Helena 5, Missoula 6
  • Monday: Helena 5, Missoula 12
  • Tuesday: Helena @ Billings | 5:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 7-1

  • Friday: AZL Brewers 4, AZL Reds 1
  • Saturday: AZL Brewers 20, AZL Padres 2 5
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: AZL Indains 6, AZL Brewers 7
  • Tuesday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Indians | 12:00 pm

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

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, June 30
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, July 1
Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 12
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Sunday, July 2


NL Central Updates

This Weekend’s Games

Giants @ Pirates

  • Friday: Giants 13, Pirates 5
  • Saturday: Giants 2, Pirates 1
  • Sunday: Giants 5, Pirates 3

Cubs @ Reds

  • Friday: Cubs 0, Reds 5
  • Saturday: Cubs 3, Reds 5
  • Sunday: Cubs 6, Reds 2

Nationals @ Cardinals

  • Friday: Nationals 1, Cardinals 8
  • Saturday: Nationals 1, Cardinals 2
  • Sunday: Nationals 7, Cardinals 2

Monday’s Games

  • Pirates 0, Phillies 4
  • Marlins 6, Cardinals 14
  • Reds 3, Rockies 5
  • Cubs had the day off.

Tuesday’s Games

  • Marlins (Jose Urena) @ Cardinals (Lance Lynn) | 1:15 pm
  • Rays (Chris Archer) @ Cubs (Jon Lester) | 1:20 pm
  • Pirates (Jameson Taillon) @ Phillies (Mark Leiter) | 3:05 pm
  • Reds (Homer Bailey) @ Rockies (Kyle Freeland) | 7:10 pm

Today’s Game

Brewers (Ubaldo Jimenez) vs. Orioles (Jimmy Nelson) | 3:10 pm