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What We Learned: Five losses and a closed door

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The Brewers got swept by the Twins and have lost five in a row. Can the Reds help turn it around? We discuss that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Results

Twins 7, Brewers 2


Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Series Preview: Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers
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Milwaukee Brewers legend Paul Molitor is still underappreciated
TimMuma, BCB

BCB Tracking Poll - Results for Week 19
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Links from Other Sites

Stearns: Crew monitoring wire for lineup help
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Struggling Brewers have players-only meeting
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

What Happened to Jeremy Jeffress?
Dylan Svoboda, BP Milwaukee

Dreaming on Braun and Villar
Charlie Clarke, BP Milwaukee

MLBPAA Honors Hernán Pérez with Milwaukee Brewers Heart and Hustle Award
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases


Minor League Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 69-44

  • Thursday: Round Rock 2, Colorado Springs 4 (Game 2 PPD Rain)
  • Friday: New Orleans @ Colorado Springs | 8:00 pm
  • Saturday: New Orleans @ Colorado Springs | 7:00 pm
  • Sunday: New Orleans @ Colorado Springs | 2:30 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 58-55

  • Thursday: Tennessee 2, Biloxi 3
  • Friday: Tennessee @ Biloxi | 6:35 pm
  • Saturday: Tennessee @ Biloxi | 6:35 pm
  • Sunday: Tennessee @ Biloxi | 5:05 pm

Carolina Mudcats (A+) | 56-59

  • Thursday: Lynchburg 5, Carolina 0
  • Friday: Carolina @ Myrtle Beach | 6:05 pm
  • Saturday: Carolina @ Myrtle Beach | 6:05 pm
  • Sunday: Carolina @ Myrtle Beach | 5:05 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 46-68

  • Thursday: Wisconsin 1, Kane County 5
  • Friday: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 6:30 pm
  • Saturday: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 6:30 pm
  • Sunday: Wisconsin @ Kane County | 1:00 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 26-32

  • Thursday: DSL Brewers 6, DSL Mets2 5
  • Friday: DSL Brewers @ DSL D-backs2 | 9:30 am
  • Saturday: DSL D-backs2 @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am
  • Sunday: Off Day

DSL Indians/Brewers (R) | 22-33

  • Thursday: DSL Astros Oranges 10, DSL Indians/Brewers 3
  • Friday: DSL Dodgers2 @ DSL Indians/Brewers | 9:30 am
  • Saturday: DSL Indians/Brewers @ DSL Dodgers2 | 9:30 am
  • Sunday: Off Day

Helena Brewers (R) | 17-28

  • Thursday: Off Day
  • Friday: Grand Junction @ Helena | 8:05 pm
  • Saturday: Grand Junction @ Helena | 8:05 pm
  • Sunday: Grand Junction @ Helena | 2:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 24-14

  • Thursday: AZL Brewers 3, AZL White Sox 5
  • Friday: AZL Giants @ AZL Brewers | 9:00 pm
  • Saturday: Off Day
  • Sunday: AZL Brewers @ AZL Athletics | 9:00 pm

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

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Thursday, August 10


NL Central Update

Thursday’s Games

  • Padres 3, Reds 10
  • Pirates 7, Pirates 5
  • Royals 6, Cardinals 8
  • Cubs had the day off.

This Weekend’s Games

Pirates @ Blue Jays

  • Friday: Jameson Taillon vs. Marcus Stroman | 6:07 pm
  • Saturday: Trevor Williams vs. Chris Rowley | 12:07 pm
  • Sunday: Chad Kuhl vs. J.A. Happ | 12:07 pm (MLB.TV Free Game)

Braves @ Cardinals

  • Friday: Mike Foltynewicz vs. Adam Wainwright | 7:15 pm
  • Saturday: Lucas Sims vs. Carlos Martinez | 6:15 pm
  • Sunday: R.A. Dickey vs. Michael Wacha | 1:15 pm

Cubs @ D-backs

  • Friday: John Lackey vs. Taijuan Walker | 8:40 pm
  • Saturday: Jon Lester vs. Patrick Corbin | 7:10 pm
  • Sunday: Jake Arrieta vs. Zack Godley | 3:10 pm

This Weekend’s Games

Brewers vs. Reds

  • Friday: Homer Bailey vs. Jimmy Nelson | 7:10 pm (Facebook Free Game)
  • Saturday: TBD vs. Brent Suter | 6:10 pm (MLB.TV Free Game)
  • Sunday: Sal Romano vs. Matt Garza | 1:10 pm