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What We Learned: Christian Yelich picks up where he left off

Christian Yelich led the Brewers to a 3-1 opening series over the Cardinals.

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MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

This Weekend’s Results

Friday: Cardinals 9, Brewers 5
Saturday: Brewers 4, Cardinals 2
Sunday: Brewers 5, Cardinals 4

Today’s Game

Brewers (Zach Davies) @ Reds (Tanner Roark) | 5:40 pm

NL Central

This Weekend’s Games

Pirates @ Reds

Cubs @ Rangers

Today’s Games

  • Cardinals (Adam Wainwright) @ Pirates (Chris Archer) | 12:05 pm
  • Cubs (Kyle Hendricks) @ Braves (Sean Newcomb) | 6:10 pm

Coverage from BCB

Around the Web

Haudricourt: Don’t look for Kimbrel or Keuchel. Brewers prepared to go with what they have.
Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

If you’re looking for the Brewers to make a big addition here, it’s likely not going to happen. The Brewers have already maximized their payroll and only have money set aside for some mid-season acquisitions.

After Josh Hader turned the rare feat Saturday, here are the Brewers’ five ‘immaculate innings’
JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

With his 9 pitch, 3 strikeout performance on Sunday, Josh Hader became the fifth Brewer to throw an “immaculate inning”.

Yelich’s HR in 4th straight game ties record
Adam McCalvy,

Christian Yelich became the sixth player in MLB history to hit a home run in the first four games of a season. He could become the first to hit one in the first five games of a season with a home run tonight.

Corbin Burnes, Ty Buttrey, and Steve Cishek on Developing Their Sliders
David Lauria, FanGraphs

In an interview with FanGraphs, Corbin Burnes talks about how he developed his slider.

Banged-up Brewers Bullpen Loses Knebel for the Season
Jay Jaffe, FanGraphs

With Corey Knebel lost for the year, the Brewers will have to cover the innings that he provided last year.

Brewers impose toll for Cubs fans at Miller Park

Since it’s April Fool’s Day, we’ve got to add in one satire article today. In an effort to keep Cubs fans away, the Brewers have instituted tolls for Cubs fans coming to Miller Park.