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2016 Schedule
40-54, 4th in NL Cent

Lineup: Brewers (40-54) vs. Cubs (58-37)

  • 1. Jonathan Villar, SS (S)
  • 2. Scooter Gennett, 2B (L)
  • 3. Ryan Braun, LF (R)
  • 4. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
  • 5. Chris Carter, 1B (R)
  • 6. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF (L)
  • 7. Hernan Perez, 3B (R)
  • 8. Ramon Flores, RF (L)
  • 9. Zach Davies, RHP (R)
  • Daily notes

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Fowler comes up big for Cubs in return from DL (0:58)
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Fowler marks first game back with leadoff home run (0:19)

Lineup: Brewers (40-53) vs. Cubs (57-37)

  • 1. Jonathan Villar, SS (S)
  • 2. Scooter Gennett, 2B (L)
  • 3. Ryan Braun, LF (R)
  • 4. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
  • 5. Chris Carter, 1B (R)
  • 6. Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF (L)
  • 7. Hernan Perez, 3B (R)
  • 8. Ramon Flores, RF (L)
  • 9. Jimmy Nelson, RHP
  • Daily notes

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All-time #MLBRank: No. 3 Hank Aaron

Hammerin' Hank was baseball's all-time home run leader from 1974 to 2007, finishing with 755 career homers. Aaron had 20 or more home runs in 20 consecutive seasons, the most such seasons and longest such streak all time. Nos. 10-1

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Brewers' deadline status: sellers

The Brewers are listening on everyone and getting the most “hits” on their bullpen, including both Will Smith and Jeremy Jeffress, Jim Bowden writes. The Indians are interested in the duo, along with catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Trade deadline objectives (Insider)

Stats & Info

Thursday's longest home runs

A pair of Rockies led the way on Thursday, as Mark Reynolds blasted the season's second-longest homer at 486 feet, and Carlos Gonzalez went yard with a 444-footer. David Ortiz, Justin Turner and Jonathan Villar round out the list.

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Liriano fans 13 Brewers in victory (0:28)
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Joyce blasts a three-run shot to right (0:23)
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Nelson could fetch Brewers a big haul

The Brewers aren't interested in trading Jimmy Nelson, but with the year he's had, they could get back a significant prospect package in return, Jim Bowden writes. The 27-year-old would be one of the top names on the market. Trade option rankings (Insider)

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Lucroy drives in 3, Brewers race by Pirates 9-5

Jonathan Lucroy drove in three runs, including a two-run single in the sixth inning that broke things open for good, as the Milwaukee Brewers rolled by the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-5 on Wednesday.

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Source: Indians in talks for Brewers C Lucroy

The Indians, having just lost catcher Yan Gomes to a separated shoulder, are in talks to acquire catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Brewers, a source tells ESPN's Buster Olney.

Brewers stay at No. 24 in Power Rankings

Milwaukee opened the second half by losing two of three to the last-place Reds. Jimmy Nelson threw seven scoreless innings in the team's lone win in Cincinnati. Power Rankings: Week 15

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All-Time #MLBRank: No. 89 Robin Yount

Yount won the AL MVP as a shortstop in 1982 and as a center fielder in 1989. He's one of four players to win the award at multiple positions, along with Hank Greenberg, Stan Musial and Alex Rodriguez. Nos. 90-89

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Haudricourt: Lucroy to Cleveland?

Does an injury to Cleveland's Yan Gomes make a Jonathan Lucroy trade more likely? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt gives his take.

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All-Time #MLBRANK: No. 90 Paul Molitor

Molitor had 3,319 career hits in the regular season and 43 more in the postseason, including 23 in 13 World Series games. Molitor's .418 World Series batting average is tied with Pepper Martin for the highest among players with at least 60 plate appearances. Nos. 90-81

Do Brewers need a change at closer?

ESPN's AJ Mass wouldn't be surprised if Jeremy Jeffress is moved by the trade deadline. Also, Milwaukee could shop Will Smith, which would leave Tyler Thornburg as the team's closer. Closer situations (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs37127th
Batting Average.24423rd
On Base Percentage.32118th
Slugging Percentage.38828th
Earned Run Average4.3821st
Quality Starts3530th
WHIP1.4327th
BAA.26925th

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