"My reaction was, what's next? How are we going to make it better?" -Craig CounsellComputer Picks
My wife just turned 50, so I had Rock do a birthday greeting for her. Thanks, Rock!
The Legend, retired
The MLBPA released their own statement on the cancellation to the first two series of the regular season.
Following the tragic events at the Waukesha Christmas Parade, the Milwaukee Brewers have announced that they are hosting fundraisers to help those impacted. Tomorrow, on Tuesday morning, Freddy Peralta, Craig Counsell, and David Stearns will be at Colectivo Coffee on Prospect Ave in Milwaukee. On Wednesday, the Magic of Lights begins at American Family Field. Thoughts and prayers are with the people and families impacted by these events, including my daughter's third grade classmate.
Several players, when they come to Milwaukee, talk about how friendly the city is and how much everyone supports the team. Kolten Wong is the most recent player to discover this, and he talked about his experience in The Players Tribune.
Burnes (1st), Hader (3rd), Narvaez (1st), Peralta (1st), Woodruff (2nd)
Before Monday night's series opener against the Reds, the Milwaukee Brewers activated Hunter Strickland to the 26-man roster and optioned Patrick Weigel back to Triple-A. The veteran Strickland was recently acquired after being designated for assignment by the Angels, and debuted for the Brewers with a scoreless inning in the 10-2 loss.
The Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals will play a twin bill today (assuming the weather cooperates) and that means each team will get an extra player for the day. This morning, the Brewers announced that their 27th man would be Alec Bettinger. The 25 year old has appeared in three games so far at the big league level and has yielded 14 runs in 9.0 innings. He's made one start in Triple-A, throwing five shutout innings.