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What We Learned: Swept out of Chicago

After an eight-game winning streak, the Brewers lost four in a row against the Cubs. They head to Cincinnati now, and we look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Results
Friday: Cubs 3, Brewers 2
Saturday: Cubs 3, Brewers 0
Sunday: Cubs 2, Brewers 0

Today’s Game: Brewers @ Reds | 6:10 pm

Brewers News and Notes

BCB Mailbag 44: Christian Yelich vs. Sonny Gray
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Review Week 5
Ben Reagan, BCB

NL Central closers: Committee holding down 9th
Adam Berry,

Haudricourt: Brewers relievers have put roles aside to prosper without Corey Knebel
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ($)

This Year’s MLB Tankfest Is Epic (And Maybe Pointless)
Neil Payne, FiveThirtyEight

Issues on Offense

Offensive Ordering
Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

The Run-Scoring Drought as Milwaukee’s Wake Up Call
Jack Moore, BP Milwaukee

Travis Shaw channels Aaron Rodgers in preaching patience to Brewers fans
JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ($)

Roster Moves/Injury Updates

Brewers to call up Wade Miley, send Brent Suter to bullpen
Jaymes L, BCB

Boone Logan to begin rehab assignment for Milwaukee Brewers in Biloxi
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB FanShot

Thames has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks
Adam McCalvy,

Minor League Notes

Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 3
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, April 27
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, April 28
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Sunday, April 29
Brad Ford, BCB

Brewers seeking host families for rookie ball affiliate in Helena
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB FanShot

NL Central Standings

Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Team W L GB Recent Upcoming
Cardinals 90 69 - 9/26: No Game 9/27-9/29: vs. Cubs
Brewers 89 70 1.0 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Rockies
Cubs 82 77 7.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: @ Cardinals
Reds 73 86 16.5 9/26: Brewers 5, Reds 3 9/27-9/29: @ Pirates
Pirates 68 91 23.5 9/26: Pirates 9, Cubs 5 9/27-9/29: vs. Reds