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What We Learned: Limping home

Injuries are starting to pile up as the Brewers return to Miller Park for a 7-game homestand. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

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MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Games
Thursday: Brewers 6, Reds 4
Friday: Brewers 8, Reds 2
Saturday: Reds 12, Brewers 3
Sunday: Reds 8, Brewers 2

Upcoming Games
Monday: Brewers vs. Twins | 6:40 pm


Injury News and Roster Moves

Christian Yelich leaves Brewers game with sore back
Brad Ford, BCB FanShot

Zach Davies leaves rehab start with back tightness
Brad Ford, BCB FanShot

Zach Davies undergoing tests after rehab setback
Jaymes L, BCB FanShot

The Brewers select LHP Mike Zagurski from Colorado Springs
Brad Ford, BCB FanShot

Brewers option Orlando Arcia again, call up Aaron Wilkerson
Jaymes L, BCB FanShot


Trade Rumors

David Stearns says if the Brewers are going to add a starter, it will be one who can help “lead the rotation”
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers interested in Whit Merrifield, per report
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers are “very interested” in dealing for Noah Syndergaard, per report
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB


Brewers Analysis

MLB’s Most Dominant Pitcher Isn’t Even an Ace or a Closer
Zachary D. Rymer, Bleacher Report

Are the Brewers a Playoff Team?
Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

The Power of Jonathan Villar
Seth Victor, BP Milwaukee

Learn from the past, avoid big trades for starting pitchers
Steve Altstadt, Disciples of Uecker


Other News and Notes

Series Preview: Minnesota Twins @ Milwaukee Brewers
Jaymes L, BCB

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 14 in Review
Ben Reagan, BCB

The Milwaukee Brewers are in a lull
Brian Sampson, Dairyland Express

Milwaukee Brewers’ roundtable: Addressing concerns
Brian Sampson, Dairyland Express (Slideshow)

Notes: Brewers’ outfield depth tested with Christian Yelich, Lorenzo Cain both out
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ($)

Notes: Mike Zagurski traveled a long road back to the major leagues with the Brewers
Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Notes: After more adjustments, this time in the minors, Keon Broxton is back with Brewers
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The case for trading Aguilar
roguejim, BCB FanPost

Brewers TV Personality Power Rankings
wet_blanket, BCB FanPost


Minor League Notes

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Thursday, June 28
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Friday, June 29
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Saturday, June 30
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Sunday, July 1
Brad Ford, BCB

Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Roundup: Week 12
Kyle Lesniewski, BCB

An update on Milwaukee Brewers draft picks Brice Turang, Elijah Cabell
Ben Reagan, BCB

Joe Gray Signs & More from Carolina…
Lane Grindle, Minor Details


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