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What We Learned: Heading to Atlanta

The Brewers start a critical road trip tonight as they face three playoff contenders in the next eight games. We look at that and more in today’s What We Learned.

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Atlanta Braves Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Recent Games

Wednesday: Brewers 8, Padres 4
Thursday: Padres 8, Brewers 4

Upcoming Games

Friday: Brewers @ Braves | 6:35 pm
Saturday: Brewers @ Braves | 6:10 pm
Sunday: Brewers @ Braves | 1:10 pm


Brewers News and Notes

Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers @ Atlanta Braves
Jaymes L, BCB

Hard-hitting Milwaukee Brewers offense just as hard to figure out
TimMuma, Brew Crew Ball

Slumping Schoop aims to ‘step up my game’
Adam McCalvy, Brewers.com

Power Rankings: The Brewers Players Weekend Nicknames
Uncle Father Oscar, BCB FanPost

Jonathan Schoop is a Bad Fit
Paul Noonan, BP Milwaukee

Which contenders have toughest schedules?
Matt Kelly, Brewers.com


Minor League Notes

Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Wednesday, August 8
Milwaukee Brewers Daily Prospect Report: Thursday, August 9
Brad Ford, BCB

DSL Brewers Alexis Ramirez and Jose Alberro pitch combined no-hitter
-JP-, BCB FanShot

Eddie Silva with another 2-4 night for low-A Wisconsin
gumby77, BCB FanPost

Which Roster Crunch?
Nicholas Zettel, BP Milwaukee

Organizational No-No!
Kyle Lesniewski, BP Milwaukee

Frosty Microbrew: Ashby brings plus breaking ball, MLB lineage to Wisconsin
Kyle Lobner, TimberRattlers.com


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

Wild Card Standings

Team W L GB
Team W L GB
Brewers 92 67 +4.0
Dodgers 88 71 -
Cardinals 87 72 1.0