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The Brewers have gone 2-2 so far in this nine game road trip. We take a look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Results

Rockies 8, Brewers 4
Brewers 6, Rockies 3
Brewers 8, Rockies 4
Giants 2, Brewers 0


Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers activate Chase Anderson, option Brandon Woodruff
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers activate Stephen Vogt from DL, place Andrew Susac on it
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

BCB Mailbag 30: Is Lewis Brinson injury prone?
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers @ San Francisco Giants
Jaymes L, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 20 In Review
eddiemathews, BCB

Lineup Optimization and the Brewers
stempke, BCB FanPost

BCB Tracking Poll - Week 21
aaronetc, BCB FanPost


Links from Other Sites

Broxton, Santana join Crew's 20-homer parade
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Lucroy reflects on journey from Milwaukee
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Woodruff continues to impress Brewers
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Knebel honored to break Crew strikeout mark
Jonathan Hawthorne, Brewers.com

Contending Crew putting future on hold
Tracy Ringolsby, MLB.com

Aguilar has been one of Brewers' best stories
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

An Unexpected Change from Domingo Santana
Sean Roberts, BP Milwaukee

Pina Proving To Be Excellent Under-The-Radar Acquisition
Steve Adams, MLB Trade Rumors

The Brewers Pass Some Minor Milestones
Kyle Lobner, Shepherd Express

The Greatest Brewers Performances that Time Forgot
Matthew J. Prigge, Shepherd Express

‘Road warrior’ Davies on verge of setting Brewers franchise record
Fox Sports Wisconsin


Minor League Update

Colorado Springs Sky Sox (AAA) | 74-52

  • Friday: Colorado Springs 7, Iowa 3
  • Saturday: Oklahoma City 1, Colorado Springs 11
  • Sunday: Oklahoma City 2, Colorado Springs 12
  • Monday: Oklahoma City 17, Colorado Springs 9
  • Tuesday: Oklahoma City @ Colorado Springs | 7:40 pm

Biloxi Shuckers (AA) | 63-60

  • Friday: Biloxi 1, Jackson 3
  • Saturday: Biloxi 7, Jackson 2
  • Sunday: Biloxi 2, Jackson 6
  • Monday: Mobile 1, Biloxi 0
  • Tuesday: Mobile @ Biloxi | 6:35 pm

Carolina Mudcats (A+) | 62-63

  • Friday: Frederick 2, Carolina 6
  • Saturday: Frederick 9, Carolina 4
  • Sunday: Frederick 1, Carolina 3
  • Monday: Off Day
  • Tuesday: Carolina @ Winston-Salem | 6:00 pm

Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (A) | 51-74

  • Friday: Quad Cities 10, Wisconsin 3
  • Saturday: Quad Cities 5, Wisconsin 8
  • Sunday: Quad Cities 13, Wisconsin 3
  • Monday: Quad Cities 8, Wisconsin 7
  • Tuesday: Peoria @ Wisconsin | 7:05 pm

DSL Brewers (R) | 27-39

  • Friday: DSL Cubs2 2, DSL Brewers 0
  • Saturday: DSL Brewers 4, DSL Cubs2 7
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: DSL Brewers 0, DSL Rangers2 3
  • Tuesday: DSL Rangers2 @ DSL Brewers | 9:30 am

DSL Indians/Brewers (R) | 26-38

  • Friday: DSL Indians/Brewers 5, DSL Pirates 1
  • Saturday: DSL Pirates 2, DSL Indians/Brewers 6
  • Sunday: Off Day
  • Monday: DSL Rangers1 8, DSL Indians/Brewers 1
  • Tuesday: DSL Indians/Brewers @ DSL Rangers1 | 9:30 am

Helena Brewers (R) | 21-36

  • Friday: Helena 7, Great Falls 10
  • Saturday: Helena 7, Great Falls 8
  • Sunday: Great Falls 11, Helena 7
  • Monday: Great Falls 5, Helena 11
  • Tuesday: Helena @ Missoula | 8:05 pm

AZL Brewers (R) | 29-18

  • Friday: AZL Brewers 6, AZL Athletics 4
  • Saturday: AZL White Sox 1, AZL Brewers 5
  • Sunday: AZL Brewers 4, AZL Rangers 3
  • Monday: AZL Mariners 8, AZL Brewers 1
  • Tuesday: Off Day

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

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, August 18
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, August 19
Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 19
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Sunday, August 20
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Monday, August 21


Minor League News and Notes

Fangraphs ranks 6 Milwaukee Brewers in top-100 prospects; updated top-10 list released
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers Top 20 prospects for 2017: Mid-season review
John Sickels, Minor League Ball

Shuckers’ no-hitter adds one more highlight to Nick Ramirez’s breakthrough season
Patrick Magee, Sun Herald

No-No and Brinson’s Injury.
Lane Grindle, Minor Details

Frosty Microbrews: 2017 Stretch Run
Kyle Lobner, TimberRattlers.com


NL Central Update

This Weekend’s Games

Blue Jays @ Cubs

  • Friday: Blue Jays 4, Cubs 7
  • Saturday: Blue Jays 3, Cubs 4
  • Sunday: Blue Jays 5, Cubs 6

Cardinals @ Pirates

  • Friday: Cardinals 11, Pirates 10
  • Saturday: Cardinals 4, Pirates 6
  • Sunday: Cardinals 3, Pirates 6

Reds @ Braves

  • Friday: Reds 5, Braves 3
  • Saturday: Reds 11, Braves 8
  • Sunday: Reds 1, Braves 8

Monday’s Games

  • Dodgers 6, Pirates 5
  • Cubs, Cardinals, and Reds all had the day off.

Tuesday’s Games

  • Dodgers (Brock Stewart) @ Pirates (Jameson Taillon) | 6:05 pm
  • Cubs (John Lackey) @ Reds (Homer Bailey) | 6:10 pm
  • Padres (Clayton Richard) @ Cardinals (Lance Lynn) | 7:15 pm

Today’s Games

Brewers (Jimmy Nelson) @ Giants (Jeff Samardzija) | 9:15 pm