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What We Learned: Two weeks to go

Just two weeks remain in the regular season, and the Brewers have a lot of ground to make up. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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Milwaukee Brewers v Miami Marlins Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Recent Results

Brewers 10, Marlins 2
Marlins 7, Brewers 4
Brewers 10, Marlins 3

Brewers News and Notes

Links from BCB

Milwaukee Brewers purchase contract of Aaron Wilkerson, designate Yadiel Rivera for assignment
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Jimmy Nelson to have shoulder surgery on Tuesday
Jaymes L, BCB

BCB Mailbag 31: Get that pension, Paolo!
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Lewis Brinson, Corbin Burnes named by Milwaukee Brewers as Minor League Players of the Year
Jaymes L, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 24 Review
eddiemathews, BCB

Links from Other Sites

Bats 'firing on all cylinders' down the stretch
Fabian Ardaya,

Brewers help Marlins feel at home in Milwaukee
Adam McCalvy,

Brewers' rebuilding process has produced results sooner than expected
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers relying more heavily on bullpen with two starters missing
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Brewers’ Eric Sogard makes an inning-ending over the shoulder catch like it’s nothing
Whitney McIntosh, SB Nation

Brewers national anthem singer felt conflict, resolve
Molly Snyder,

Keon Broxton Answers Your Questions!
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

NL Central & Wild Card Update

NL Central Standings

  • Cubs: 83-66
  • Brewers: 79-70, 4 GB
  • Cardinals: 77-72, 6 GB
  • Pirates: 68-82, Eliminated

Wild Card Standings

  • Diamondbacks: 87-63
  • Rockies: 82-68
  • Brewers: 79-70, 2.5 GB
  • Cardinals: 77-72, 4.5 GB

This Weekend’s Games

Cardinals @ Cubs

  • Friday: Cardinals 2, Cubs 8
  • Saturday: Cardinals 1, Cubs 4
  • Sunday: Cardinals 3, Cubs 4

Pirates @ Reds

  • Friday: Pirates 2, Reds 4
  • Saturday: Pirates 1, Reds 2
  • Sunday: Pirates 2, Reds 5

Padres @ Rockies

  • Friday: Padres 1, Rockies 6
  • Saturday: Padres 0, Rockies 16
  • Sunday: Padres 4, Rockies 3

Diamondbacks @ Giants

  • Friday: Diamondbacks 3, Giants 2
  • Saturday: Diamondbacks 2, Giants 0
  • Sunday: Diamondbacks 2, Giants 7

Monday’s Games

  • Diamondbacks (Patrick Corbin) @ Padres (Luis Perdomo) | 9:10 pm
  • Cubs, Cardinals, Reds, and Rockies all have the day off.

Today’s Action

Brewers (Brent Suter) @ Pirates (Jameson Taillon) | 6:05 pm