Categories Archives: Milwaukee

Yount among historic 1999 Hall class

It’s been just under two decades since George Brett, Nolan Ryan and Robin Yount were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of a historic class. Thursday marks the 18th anniversary of the election of the Hall of Fame Class of 1999, wh

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Braun, Brinson among Brewers’ questions

MILWAUKEE — Chris Carter is out and Eric Thames is in at first base, and Jonathan Villar appears poised for a shift to second as the Brewers move into 2017, the second full year of their top-down rebuild. Whether Thames can make the jump from Korea

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In rebuilding year, Brewers make strides

MILWAUKEE — The Brewers entered 2016 clear-eyed about their expectations. As new general manager David Stearns said again and again, the primary goal was not contending for the postseason, but to acquire, develop and retain as much young talent as p

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Brewers have creative knack for finding closers

MILWAUKEE — After trading away Tyler Thornburg at the Winter Meetings and Jeremy Jeffress and Will Smith back in August, the Brewers enter the New Year in need of a closer. Recent history says they may find one where you least expect it. “Clos

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Thames grateful for life’s latest twist

MILWAUKEE — In previous years, Eric Thames might already be making plans for the long trip to South Korea, where he has starred the past three seasons for the NC Dinos in the Korean Baseball Organization. But Thames will stay closer to home in 2017,

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Inbox: Who will open ’17 in Brewers’ rotation?

Just curious what your thoughts are on who the starting five pitchers will be next year for the Brewers. — @mreuter74 Last season, nine pitchers started a game for Milwaukee, six of whom made at least 19 starts. So it is wise not to get too hung up

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Feliciano added to Aguadilla roster in Puerto Rico

It was announced this week that Ronald Acuna, Stone Garrett and Kevin Padlo will represent the World team in the 2017 Australian Baseball League All-Star Game, which is set to be played on Dec. 22 at Melbourne Ballpark. Acuna’s .359 average, the sec

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Sogard among Brewers’ non-roster invitees

MILWAUKEE — Former A’s infielder Eric Sogard was among three more players added the Brewers’ Major League Spring Training roster on Thursday after signing Minor League contracts. In addition to Sogard, Milwaukee signed left-hander Andy O

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