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What We Learned: Dealing with a thorn in the side

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The Cubs have been a thorn in the side of the Brewers, taking 8 of 9 games between the two teams this year. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee Brewers Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Games
Friday: Brewers 12, Phillies 4
Saturday: Brewers 12, Phillies 3
Sunday: Phillies 4, Brewers 3
Monday: Cubs 7, Brewers 2

Upcoming Games
Tuesday: Brewers vs. Cubs | 7:10 pm
Wednesday: Brewers vs. Cubs | 1:10 pm


Brewers News and Notes

Ji-Man Choi optioned to AAA, Brandon Woodruff recalled
Milwaukee Brewers acquire Brad Miller from Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for Ji-Man Choi
Brad Ford, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers activate Eric Thames from disabled list, option Brandon Woodruff
Ben Reagan, BCB

All Star Voting: Brewers Ignored
Ben Reagan, BCB

Series Preview: Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers
Jaymes L, BCB

BCB Mailbag 47: Drafting a Trade Agreement
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 11 in Review
Ben Reagan, BCB

The Crew Makes the Wrong Choice On Day By Day Roster Moves
JordanK51, BCB FanPost

Brewers Commercial Power Rankings
wet_blanket, BCB FanPost

A Conversation with Eric Thames
David Laurila, FanGraphs

The Brewers and One-Run Success
Jay Jaffe, FanGraphs

Who are the Brewers getting in Brad Miller?
Justin Schultz, The First Out at Third

Eric Sogard is having some kind of season
Justin Schultz, The First Out at Third

Brewers fans, if you had to pick one, who do you despise more? Cardinals or Cubs?
JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ($)

Cubs keep showing Brewers why they’re dominating rivalry: ‘There are no tight butts’
Tony Andracki, NBC Sports Chicago

Brewers Wives Victorious In Brewers-Cubs Wives Softball Challenge
Caitlin Moyer, Cait Covers the Bases

Brewers ’Dumb and Dumber’ parody gets two thumbs up from Jim Carrey
Yahoo Sports


Minor League Notes

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, June 8
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, June 9
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Sunday, June 10
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Monday, June 11
Brad Ford, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 9
Brad Ford, BCB

Meet Drew Rasmussen, 6th-round draft pick of the Milwaukee Brewers
Brad Ford, BCB

After 22 months on the shelf, pitching prospect Devin Williams is back in action
Brad Ford, BCB

Danny Reynolds’s Long Road
Noah Nofz, BP Milwaukee

Brewers minor-league pitcher Zack (with a k) Brown making a name for himself
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ($)

This Brewers star prospect is swinging with more pop and playing for a greater cause
Patrick Magee, Sun Herald


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