• Looking at Milwaukee’s biggest X-factors in 2024

    Looking at Milwaukee’s biggest X-factors in 2024
    Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports The Brewers young roster has a lot of potential, but there are plenty of questions with the regular season less than a month away The 2024 Milwaukee Brewers look very different compared to the 2023 team. Corbin Burnes is gone, along with Brian Anderson, Mark Canha, Victor Caratini, Carlos Santana, Rowdy Tellez, Adrian Houser, and Tyrone Taylor, just to name a few.
    Milwaukee added several young guys in Oliver Dunn, DL Hall, and Joey Ortiz, as well as several vetera
  • Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: Third Base

    Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: Third Base
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The hot corner is one of the most up-in-the-air positions for Milwaukee entering 2024 Looking back at our third base preview from 2023, the Brewers have a completely new look at the hot corner. Luis Urias was traded, Brian Anderson walked in free agency, Mike Brosseau was designated for assignment, Abraham Toro was traded, and Eddy Alvarez was released. The only player still on the team is Brice Turang, but he’s turned into a full-time second baseman in the
  • Bats come alive in Brewers 10-4 victory over Diamondbacks

    Bats come alive in Brewers 10-4 victory over Diamondbacks
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Home runs from Willy Adames and Jeferson Quero highlighted a good day for the Brewers offense Box Score
    The Milwaukee Brewers earned their third win in Cactus League play this afternoon as they defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4. Freddy Peralta, the Brewers’ new ace, made his spring debut facing off against the Diamondbacks’ big offseason acquisition, Eduardo Rodríguez.
    Milwaukee’s offense got off to an excellent start. Jackson Chouri
  • Spring Training Game Thread #9: Milwaukee Brewers (2-6) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (5-4)

    Spring Training Game Thread #9: Milwaukee Brewers (2-6) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (5-4)
    Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Freddy Peralta to make spring debut Freddy Peralta will make his first Cactus League appearance today for the Milwaukee Brewers, as the team’s new ace will face off against the reigning National League champion Arizona Diamondbacks and their big offseason acquisition, Eduardo Rodríguez. Also slated to make his spring training debut for the Brewers is lefty DL Hall, the big-time pitching prospect who was one of two pl
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  • Miscues fill Brewers loss, 11-3, against the Dodgers

    Miscues fill Brewers loss, 11-3, against the Dodgers
    Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports Wild pitches and fielding errors filled the afternoon Box Score
    The Brewers fell to the Dodgers Saturday afternoon a in sloppy 11-3 defeat.Janson Junk took the mound for Milwaukee, but the ball immediately began to fall favorably for Los Angeles. Junk was unable to wrangle a groundball from leadoff hitter Gavin Lux, who advanced to second on a passed ball.
    After a sharp line drive to Joey Ortiz that fell for a hit, Junk hung a breaking ball to Chris Taylor, who hit a
  • Spring Training Game Thread #8: Milwaukee Brewers (2-5) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (6-2)

    Spring Training Game Thread #8: Milwaukee Brewers (2-5) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (6-2)
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Janson Junk gets the ball as several big names are lined up to make their spring debuts on the mound After a win over the Padres Friday afternoon, the Brewers will look to make it two straight as they take on the Dodgers at American Family Fields of Phoenix Saturday.
    Janson Junk gets the start for the Crew opposite Kyle Hurt for the Dodgers. Devin Williams, Joel Payamps, Aaron Ashby, and Jacob Misiorowski are all slated to make their spring debuts on the mound, w
  • Brewers snap losing streak, beat Padres 4-3 in Phoenix

    Brewers snap losing streak, beat Padres 4-3 in Phoenix
    Allan Henry-USA TODAY Sports A homer for Brewer Hicklen put the Crew ahead in the eighth Box Score
    The Brewers finally earned their second win of spring training on Friday, taking down the Padres at American Family Fields of Phoenix by a final of 4-3.
    Bryse Wilson was originally scheduled to start, but Robert Gasser got the ball first instead. He went two innings, allowing two runs on four hits with two strikeouts. Both of those runs came across in the second inning, as a single, double, error,
  • Spring Training Game Thread #7: Milwaukee Brewers (1-5) vs. San Diego Padres (4-4)

    Spring Training Game Thread #7: Milwaukee Brewers (1-5) vs. San Diego Padres (4-4)
    Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports Crew returns to American Family Fields of Phoenix looking to snap five-game losing streak The Brewers have lost five straight after opening spring training with a win over the Padres last Saturday. They’ll look for win number two of the spring Friday afternoon as they once again battle San Diego, this time at American Family Fields of Phoenix.
    Bryse Wilson gets the start for the Crew while Jairo Iriarte starts for a split-squad Friars team. Wilson started a
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  • Introducing our newest Brew Crew Ball staff members

    Introducing our newest Brew Crew Ball staff members
    Mike De Sisti / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Welcome to contributors Matt Gerrity & Paul Dietrich Matt Gerrity, Contributor
    Hi, everyone! I’m thrilled to join Brew Crew Ball as the new season begins. I’m a sport management graduate from Liberty University, but I took one journalism elective, so I’m pretty sure I’m qualified, right? I’ve loved baseball and writing since I was a kid, so sports writing quickly became a passion. My first MLB game w
  • Brewers drop fifth straight, lose to Rangers 7-5

    Brewers drop fifth straight, lose to Rangers 7-5
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Milwaukee’s pitching staff struggles again as the Crew fall to 1-5 in Cactus League play Box Score
    The Brewers dropped their fifth consecutive spring training game Thursday afternoon, losing to the Rangers by a final of 7-5 in Surprise, Arizona.
    Texas struck first in the second inning, as Josh Smith was hit by a pitch, advanced to third on a single, and scored on a wild pitch. The Brewers answered right back in the top of the third, when Eric Haase singled
  • Spring Training Game Thread #6: Milwaukee Brewers (1-4) @ Texas Rangers (4-1)

    Spring Training Game Thread #6: Milwaukee Brewers (1-4) @ Texas Rangers (4-1)
    Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Brewers look to end four-game skid in Surprise The Brewers are still looking for their second win of the spring, and they’ll have a chance to get it in Surprise, Arizona as they take on the Rangers on Thursday afternoon. Joe Ross gets the ball for Milwaukee while Nathan Eovaldi starts for Texas.
    Sal Frelick leads off and starts in right field, followed by Jackson Chourio in left and batting second. Joey Ortiz starts at shor
  • Brewers Reacts Survey Results: Grading the offseason and predicting Milwaukee’s home run leader

    Brewers Reacts Survey Results: Grading the offseason and predicting Milwaukee’s home run leader
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Brewers fans gave the Crew a ‘B’ for their offseason Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the MLB. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Milwaukee Brewers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys.
    In this week’s Brewers Reacts survey, we asked Brewers fans to grade the team’s offseason and predict the team’s home run leader heading into 2024.
    Whe
  • Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: Second Base

    Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: Second Base
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Youth is the name of the game at second base Looking back at our second base preview from 2023, the Brewers only mainstay is Brice Turang, who is coming off a below-average rookie campaign.
    Turang, 24, is currently listed as Milwaukee’s starting second baseman on the team’s depth chart, but he’ll compete for playing time with several other young players, including Joey Ortiz (25), Andruw Monasterio (26), Oliver Dunn (26), and Vinny Capra (27). T
  • Brewers lose to rival Cubs, 6-1, extending losing streak to four

    Brewers lose to rival Cubs, 6-1, extending losing streak to four
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Counsell’s new team took advantage of a huge sixth inning Box Score
    Milwaukee entered the game against the rival Cubs aiming to break a three-game skid in a young spring training. Robert Zastryzny was on the mound for the Brewers while Jordan Wicks was on the mound for the Cubs. This game was also Craig Counsell’s first game against his former club as the Cubs manager.
    After a double and an error, Seiya Suzuki scored on a wild pitch in the first innin
  • Spring Training Game Thread #5: Milwaukee Brewers (1-3) vs Chicago Cubs (3-3)

    Spring Training Game Thread #5: Milwaukee Brewers (1-3) vs Chicago Cubs (3-3)
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Brewers take on their arch rival Cubs.Milwaukee will try to get their second win of Spring Training against their former manager Craig Counsell, who bolted to the Cubs for more money in the offseason. Milwaukee is coming off of three straight losses, so getting back in the win column, especially against Counsell and the Cubs would feel great.Robert Zastryzny will start for the Crew against Jordan Wicks for the Cubs. Here are the lineups for today’s game.Riv
  • Spring Training Game Thread #5: Milwaukee Brewers (1-3) vs. Chicago Cubs (2-2)

    Spring Training Game Thread #5: Milwaukee Brewers (1-3) vs. Chicago Cubs (2-2)
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Brewers take on their archrival Cubs Milwaukee will try to get their second win of Spring Training against their former manager Craig Counsell, who bolted to the Cubs for more money in the offseason. Milwaukee is coming off of three straight losses, so getting back in the win column, especially against Counsell and the Cubs, would feel great as the team enters March baseball.
    Robert Zastryzny will start for the Crew against Jordan Wicks for the Cubs. Here are the
  • Brewers Reacts Survey: Grade the Brewers offseason

    Brewers Reacts Survey: Grade the Brewers offseason
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports We also ask who will lead the team in home runs Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the MLB. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Milwaukee Brewers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate in the weekly emailed surveys.
    Welcome back to another season of Brewers baseball! After an eventful offseason that included the departure of Corbin Burnes (traded to Orioles), Rowdy Tellez (signed with Pirates), Carl
  • Brewers drop third straight spring game, 6-4 to Angels

    Brewers drop third straight spring game, 6-4 to Angels
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Sal Frelick had two hits in the loss. Box Score
    The Brewers put together a valiant effort this afternoon to get their second win of the spring. They had an early lead, but it was erased quickly and the Brewers were behind after two innings. They couldn’t overcome the deficit and ended up losing 6-4 to the Angels.
    The Brewers started quickly, getting a triple from Sal Frelick in the first. He came in to score on a Wily Adames RBI single, and the Brewers had
  • Spring Training Game Thread #4: Milwaukee Brewers (1-2) @ Los Angeles Angels (1-2)

    Spring Training Game Thread #4: Milwaukee Brewers (1-2) @ Los Angeles Angels (1-2)
    Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports It’s the first televised game of the spring. The Brewers are back in action this afternoon, trying to get past a two-game losing streak. They travel to Tempe this afternoon, and will face the Los Angeles Angels.
    Today’s game will be on Bally Sports Wisconsin, though it will be a simulcast. The feed will be from the Angels broadcast this afternoon.
    A lineup filled with freshmen and sophomores ⬇️: @BallySportWI (simulcast)
    : @ESPNMilwaukee
  • Brewers drop second straight game in 8-3 loss to Reds

    Brewers drop second straight game in 8-3 loss to Reds
    Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports The offense scattered eight hits in the loss. Box Score
    Even though the Brewers were facing a split squad of the Reds, they weren’t able to get back in the win column. The Brewers pitching staff gave up eight runs and the offense couldn’t keep up, as the Brewers fell to the Reds 8-3.
    Bryse Wilson and Elvis Peguero got the Brewers off to a good start with a scoreless inning each. Abner Uribe gave up the first runs for the Brewers, allowing two runs in h
  • Spring Training Game Thread #3: Milwaukee Brewers (1-1) vs. Cincinnati Reds (2-0)

    Spring Training Game Thread #3: Milwaukee Brewers (1-1) vs. Cincinnati Reds (2-0)
    Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports The Brewers are at home for the second straight day, facing a Reds split squad After dropping their first game of the spring yesterday, the Milwaukee Brewers are back in action this afternoon at home against a split squad of the Cincinnati Reds.Sal Frelick gets his second start of the spring at third base, while William Contreras is in the lineup for the second straight day, this time at DH. Jackson Chourio bats third while playing in center, and Joey Wiemer is in
  • Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: First Base

    Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: First Base
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Brewers have several new faces set to get playing time at first Looking back at our first base preview from 2023, the Brewers have a completely new look at first base.
    Rowdy Tellez had a down year after a breakout campaign in 2022, departing for the Pirates after becoming a free agent last fall. Keston Hiura continued to look like a AAAA player, earning his fourth MiLB All-Star selection. He elected free agency and ultimately signed a minor-league deal with the T
  • Brewers lose their first game of spring training against the Rockies, 10-3

    Brewers lose their first game of spring training against the Rockies, 10-3
    Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Colorado’s offense had a field day against Milwaukee's pitching Box Score
    Milwaukee took the field for their second spring training matchup after beating the Padres in their opener. Colin Rea started on the mound for the Crew facing off against Karl Kauffman for the Rockies. William Contreras got the Brewers on the board early when he cranked a homer to right-center in the bottom of the first, making it 1-0.
    The Rockies would answer back in the top of the se
  • Spring Training Game Thread #2: Milwaukee Brewers (1-0) vs. Colorado Rockies (2-1)

    Spring Training Game Thread #2: Milwaukee Brewers (1-0) vs. Colorado Rockies (2-1)
    Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Brewers look to make it two straight as they play at spring home for first time in 2024 The Brewers are set to play their second game of spring training and first game at American Family Fields of Phoenix on Sunday afternoon, as they take on another NL West team in the Colorado Rockies.
    Colin Rea gets the start for Milwaukee opposite Karl Kauffmann for Colorado. Garrett Mitchell leads off for the Crew and starts in center, follow
  • Brewers win first game of the spring over San Diego, 11-7

    Brewers win first game of the spring over San Diego, 11-7
    Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Wes Clarke homers twice as four Brewers collect multiple hits Box Score
    The Milwaukee Brewers took their spring training opener against the San Diego Padres Saturday afternoon, winning 11-7 behind 13 hits, including a two-homer game for Wes Clarke.
    The Crew kicked off the game with consecutive singles by Sal Frelick, Jackson Chourio, and Tyler Black. While Frelick was thrown out by Fernando Tatis Jr. after overrunning first, the Brewers had each of their first thr
  • Spring Training Game Thread #1: Milwaukee Brewers @ San Diego Padres

    Spring Training Game Thread #1: Milwaukee Brewers @ San Diego Padres
    Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Brewers set to play their first game of 2024 against the Padres The Milwaukee Brewers will open their slate of spring training games on Saturday afternoon, as the Crew takes on the San Diego Padres at Peoria Stadium in Arizona.
    Milwaukee’s lineup features Sal Frelick leading off and playing at third base, a new spot for Frelick as the Brewers face an influx of outfield depth heading into 2024. Top prospect Jackson Chourio b
  • Spring Training Game Thread #1: Milwaukee Brewers (0-0) @ San Diego Padres (0-2)

    Spring Training Game Thread #1: Milwaukee Brewers (0-0) @ San Diego Padres (0-2)
    Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK Brewers set to play their first game of 2024 against the Padres The Milwaukee Brewers will open their slate of spring training games on Saturday afternoon, as the Crew takes on the San Diego Padres at Peoria Stadium in Arizona.
    Milwaukee’s lineup features Sal Frelick leading off and playing at third base, a new spot for Frelick as the Brewers face an influx of outfield depth heading into 2024. Top prospect Jackson Chourio b
  • Brewers release Austin Nola, who then signs with the Royals

    Brewers release Austin Nola, who then signs with the Royals
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Nola signed a minor-league deal earlier this offseason The Brewers released catcher Austin Nola on Thursday afternoon, and Nola then quickly found a new home with the Royals, signing a one-year deal on Friday.
    Nola, 34, was on a minor-league deal with a non-roster invite to spring training, but with the team’s addition of Gary Sanchez earlier this week, there would be limited opportunities for him to get a chance at playing time with William Contreras, Jefe
  • Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: Catcher

    Milwaukee Brewers 2024 preview by position: Catcher
    Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports With Contreras solidified as the main guy, the question is how much time will the backups get? Looking back at our catcher preview from 2023, the biggest change for the Brewers is the backup options behind William Contreras.
    Contreras had a strong first season with Milwaukee, garnering MVP votes and earning the NL Silver Slugger while also showing vastly improved defense. While Victor Caratini got most of the backup reps to Contreras in 2023, he’s departed
  • Updated: Brewers deal with Gary Sanchez back on after physical reveals issue

    Updated: Brewers deal with Gary Sanchez back on after physical reveals issue
    Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Milwaukee was reportedly close to signing the veteran catcher two weeks ago After an apparent concern with Sanchez’s right wrist after his physical, the Brewers are expected to bring Gary Sanchez on board with a one-year, $7 million contract, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. The Brewers confirmed the signing Wednesday afternoon.
    Brewers’ deal with Gary Sánchez finally nearing completion. Story: https://t.co/mvkAVBCvz8— Ken Rosenthal
  • Brewers deal with Gary Sanchez back on after physical reveals issue

    Brewers deal with Gary Sanchez back on after physical reveals issue
    Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Milwaukee was reportedly close to signing the veteran catcher two weeks ago After an apparent concern with Sanchez’s right wrist after his physical, the Brewers are expected to bring Gary Sanchez on board with a one-year, $7 million contract, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
    Brewers’ deal with Gary Sánchez finally nearing completion. Story: https://t.co/mvkAVBCvz8— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) February 21, 2024
    According to Rosent
  • Updated: Brewers bring back Brandon Woodruff on two-year deal

    Updated: Brewers bring back Brandon Woodruff on two-year deal
    Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Woodruff was non-tendered after undergoing surgery but will remain with the Brewers on a new contract One of the best starters in Brewers history is staying in Milwaukee through 2025. The Brewers have re-signed Brandon Woodruff to a two-year deal, reported Jon Heyman on Monday morning. The Brewers confirmed the deal Wednesday afternoon, also announcing that the contract comes with a mutual option for 2026 and the team designated infielder Jahmai Jones for assignment
  • Brewers bring back Brandon Woodruff on two-year deal

    Brewers bring back Brandon Woodruff on two-year deal
    Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Woodruff was non-tendered after undergoing surgery but will remain with the Brewers on a new contract One of the best starters in Brewers history is staying in Milwaukee through 2025. The Brewers have re-signed Brandon Woodruff to a two-year deal, reported Jon Heyman on Monday morning. Financial terms have yet to be reported.
    The Brewers made the challenging decision to non-tender Woodruff in November after he underwent shoulder surgery. The procedure will keep him
  • Sal Frelick preparing to play infield in spring training

    Sal Frelick preparing to play infield in spring training
    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images Frelick worked out in the infield during the offseason at Pat Murphy’s request Sal Frelick is a prominent piece in a deep Brewers outfield, but he’ll also spend some time on the dirt in spring training.
    Ken Rosenthal published a column Saturday morning revealing that Frelick worked out with former Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia at the team’s spring training complex in November.
    The workouts were arranged by new manager Pat Murphy, who as
  • As the Pat Murphy era begins, so does a new Brewers team identity

    As the Pat Murphy era begins, so does a new Brewers team identity
    Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Spring training will provide initial exposure to a new phase of Brewers baseball One could argue that a new era of Brewers baseball began when the club hired Pat Murphy as its new manager in November, but the start of spring training made the changing of the guard more official.
    Pitchers and catchers reported on Wednesday, meaning the Murphy era is now a tangible reality rather than a concept. He’s in Arizona running the show.
    The Brewers have prioritized c
  • Bally Sports Wisconsin will air eight of the Brewers’ Spring Training games

    Bally Sports Wisconsin will air eight of the Brewers’ Spring Training games
    Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Brewers will remain on Bally Sports Wisconsin in 2024, but changes are looming for how to view them Less than two weeks remain until the start of Spring Training games. Brewers pitchers and catchers are set to report on Feb. 15, with position players reporting five days later on Feb. 20. Four days after that, the Spring Training schedule will kick off on Feb. 24 against the Padres.On Monday, the Brewers and Bally Sports officially announced the broadcast sc
  • Brewers trade Clayton Andrews to the Yankees

    Brewers trade Clayton Andrews to the Yankees
    Roy Dabner for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via Imagn Content Services, LLC Brewers get 19-year-old right hander in return The Milwaukee Brewers acquired right-handed pitcher Joshua Quezada from the Yankees in exchange for left-handed pitcher Clayton Andrews on Wednesday afternoon.
    Andrews, 27, was a 17th round pick by the Brewers in the 2018 MLB Draft out of Long Beach State. In four MLB appearances in 2023, Andrews pitched to a 27.00 ERA across 3 1⁄3 innings
  • Brewers sign Gary Sánchez to one-year deal

    Brewers sign Gary Sánchez to one-year deal
    Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Matt Arnold adds another power bat to the position player mix A busy two weeks for the Brewers continued on Wednesday, with Jon Heyman reporting that the Brewers have signed catcher Gary Sánchez to a one-year, $7 million deal with a mutual option for 2025.
    Sánchez began last season on a minor-league deal with the San Francisco Giants before opting out and signing with the New York Mets. The San Diego Padres claimed him off waivers a few weeks later,
  • New “Rhys Lightning" shirts now available

    New “Rhys Lightning" shirts now available
    Celebrate Milwaukee’s new first baseman with a t-shirt from our friends at Breaking T The Brewers recently signed slugging first baseman Rhys Hoskins to a two-year deal, including an opt out for Hoskins after the first year. Hoskins, 31 in March, hit .242/.353/.492 (125 OPS+) with 148 homers across 667 games with the Phillies between 2017 and 2022 before missing the entire 2023 season with a torn ACL.
    Now, thanks to our friends at Breaking T, you can get your own "Rhys Lightning" shirt.Of
  • PECOTA projections have Milwaukee finishing in third place in NL Central

    PECOTA projections have Milwaukee finishing in third place in NL Central
    Jovanny Hernandez / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK PECOTA has Brewers finishing below .500 for first time in a full season since 2016 The 2024 PECOTA projections have been released, and Milwaukee fans likely won’t be too happy with what Baseball Prospectus foresees coming this season.
    For the first time since 2020, PECOTA sees Milwaukee finishing under .500 and outside of the top two spots in the NL Central. The Brewers, of course, still made the postseason in the COVID-sho
  • Brewers sign Jakob Junis, trade Ethan Small to Giants

    Brewers sign Jakob Junis, trade Ethan Small to Giants
    Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Milwaukee shores up some innings after trading Corbin Burnes The Brewers agreed to a one-year contract with right-hander Jakob Junis on Monday night.
    Kiley McDaniel first reported the agreement, and Ken Rosenthal stipulated the terms. Junis will be guaranteed $7 million in the form of a $4 million salary in 2024 and a $3 million buyout on a mutual option for 2025.
    Trading Corbin Burnes left the Brewers needing innings, and Junis figures to be in the running for a
  • Joey Wiemer needs to relax

    Photo by Aaron Gash/MLB Photos via Getty Images Wiemer’s fidgety mechanics and jumpiness were his undoing as a rookie Unpolished athleticism was a theme throughout Joey Wiemer’s rookie season.
    Thrust into the starting center field role after injuries to Tyrone Taylor, Garrett Mitchell and Sal Frelick, Wiemer showed flashes of the tools that make him an explosive player. According to Statcast, he tallied an elite 11 fielding runs thanks to his excellent range and strong throwing arm.
  • Updated: Brewers avoid arbitration with all eligible players

    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images The Brewers will not have any hearings this year After settling with Hoby Milner the previous evening, the Brewers agreed to new deals with their remaining arbitration-eligible players throughout the day on Thursday. Corbin Burnes, Willy Adames, Jake Bauers, Bryse Wilson, and Joel Payamps all signed one-year deals, while Devin Williams signed a one-year contract with a club option and incentives for 2025.
    The deals with Adames, Bauers, and Wilson were reported f
  • Brewers avoid arbitration with Willy Adames, Jake Bauers, Bryse Wilson

    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images Agreement deadline was Thursday at noon After settling with Hoby Milner the previous evening, the Brewers agreed to one-year deals with Willy Adames, Jake Bauers and Bryse Wilson prior to Thursday’s noon deadline for reaching agreements with arbitration-eligible players.
    Robert Murray reports that Adames and the Brewers settled at $12.25 million. Curt Hogg reports that Bauers’ contract is for $1.35 million. Adam McCalvy says that Wilson will make $1
  • Brewers avoid arbitration with Hoby Milner

    Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images Left-hander will play under a $2.05 million salary in 2024 The Brewers agreed to a one-year, $2.05 million contract with reliever Hoby Milner to avoid arbitration, FanSided’s Robert Murray reported on Wednesday.
    Source: Hoby Milner, Brewers settle at $2.05 million, avoiding arbitration.— Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) January 10, 2024
    The deal comes in a few hundred thousand dollars higher than the $1.7 million salary MLB Trade Rumors projected for
  • ZiPS projections released for 2024 Milwaukee Brewers

    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images ZiPS expects the Brewers to once again be a team led by pitching and defense As they do every offseason, FanGraphs is releasing ZiPS player projections on a team-by-team basis. The site unveiled the 2024 projections for the Brewers on Wednesday morning.
    The full projections can be viewed here, but here’s a summary of how the system views the Brewers.
    The Brewers project as a team that will excel at run prevention while struggling offensively. That’s
  • Brewers sign veteran catcher Austin Nola

    Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Nola, 34, is the older brother of Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola The Brewers signed veteran catcher Austin Nola to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league camp, MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy reported Friday afternoon.
    The Brewers have signed C Austin Nola to a Minor League deal with an invitation to big league camp. The 34-year-old became a free agent when the Padres non-tendered him in November.— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) January 5, 2024
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  • Matt Arnold continues to utilize Brewers’ prospect depth in offseason trades

    Photo by Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Brewers have not made any splashy acquisitions but have traded from a deep farm system for intriguing MLB pieces The Brewers have not made any flashy moves this offseason, but the club has been relatively active compared to other teams in a slow winter. In addition to re-signing starting pitchers Colin Rea and Wade Miley, Matt Arnold and company have swung seven trades in a two-month span.
    Those deals have come in different shapes. Some
  • Brewers acquire reliever Bryan Hudson from Dodgers

    Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Hudson adds another left-handed arm to the bullpen mix The Brewers acquired left-handed reliever Bryan Hudson from the Los Angeles Dodgers for Justin Chambers and a player to be named later or cash, the club announced Wednesday.
    LHP Bryan Hudson has been acquired from the Dodgers in exchange for LHP Justin Chambers and a player to be named or cash. pic.twitter.com/0xBbP3ktqI— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) January 3, 2024
    Hudson, 26,
  • Crowded Brewers’ bullpen mix could prompt trades

    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images Corbin Burnes is all the rage in trade rumors, but could the Brewers trade some relievers instead? It’s been a slow offseason across Major League Baseball, but the hot stove should heat up soon. The recent signings of Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto should soon release the floodgates holding up the rest of the market.
    This also extends to the Brewers, whom many view as a team to watch due to the possibility of outgoing trades from their big-league ros

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