Baseballs are leaving the yard at historic rates. What's causing the home run rise and is it good for baseball? David Schoenfield investigates.
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The clock is ticking for contending teams to improve and non-contenders to acquire future assets. Jim Bowden breaks down each team's objective.
Why isn't Arcia on Futures roster?
Orlando Arcia is the most glaring omission from the World roster, as he's a top-10 prospect in the game and the Brewers' No. 1 prospect, Keith Law writes. Law: Futures roster reaction (Insider)
Rookie Julio Urias battled through six innings for his first major league victory, Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and the Los Angeles Dodgers won 6-5 over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.
Lineup: Brewers (34-41) vs. Dodgers (42-36)
- 1. Jonathan Villar, SS (S)
- 2. Aaron Hill, 3B (R)
- 3. Ryan Braun, LF (R)
- 4. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
- 5. Chris Carter, 1B (R)
- 6. Hernan Perez, RF (R)
- 7. Jake Elmore, 2B (R)
- 8. Keon Broxton, CF (R)
- 9. Chase Anderson, RHP Daily notes
Hader to rep Brewers at Futures Game
Left-hander Josh Hader will play for the United States team at this summer's All-Star Futures Game in San Diego. The 22-year-old ranked seventh among Keith Law's top Brewers prospects this offseason.
Brewers sign first-rounder Ray
Milwaukee agreed to terms on a deal with 2016 No. 5 overall draft pick Corey Ray, an outfielder out of Louisville. "It feels great," Ray said Saturday. "A first-class team, the guys are funny, friendly, they welcomed me, they made me feel at home. They made this day really memorable." MLB.com
F.S. Wisconsin Brewers color commentator Bill Schroeder explains that while they're lucky to avoid Clayton Kershaw, the Brewers will have a tall task against a 19-year old phenom.
Brewers keep No. 23 spot in rankings
Following its tumultuous 2-7 West Coast road trip, Milwaukee rebounded by taking two of three from the first-place Nationals. Next up for the Brewers is a three-game series at home versus the Dodgers. Power Rankings
No All-Star starters for Brewers?
In the NL's final ballot update, OF Ryan Braun (No. 5) and C Jonathan Lucroy (No. 5) hold steady in the voting at their positions. Neither is relatively close to a starting spot. Voting ends June 30.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt looks ahead to a difficult stretch of games for the Brewers in the next few weeks.
Tanner Roark pitched seven shutout innings in place of injured ace Stephen Strasburg, and the Washington Nationals ended a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Chris Carter hit a three-run homer, Matt Garza pitched six innings for this first win of the season, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Saturday.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Keon Broxton each hit home runs off Max Scherzer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Washington 5-3 on Friday night to extend the Nationals' losing streak to six games.
We hear you, Milwaukee. But...
Bill Barnwell recognizes the city of Milwaukee for the championship droughts of the Bucks and Brewers (since 1971). However, the Packers' Super Bowl titles rule the city out of contention. Sports Misery Index
Where does Ray rank for Brewers?
Corey Ray was the top player on Keith Law's Big Board in this year's draft, but is his talent enough for him to dethrone stud shortstop Orlando Arcia as the Brewers' No. 1 prospect? Where top 2016 draft picks rank (Insider)
After a 2-7 road trip, things won't get any easier for the Brewers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt explains.
Gennett finally ends streak of solo HRs
Scooter Gennett hit a two-run homer in the Brewers' 4-2 win on Wednesday. Each of his previous 11 HRs were of the solo variety, dating back to June 16, 2015, per the Elias Sports Bureau. Before his two-run shot, Gennett was homerless in 201 consecutive at-bats with at least one runner on base.
Is Hill a good trade option?
The Brewers have a number of players that may hold value worth dealing at July's end. Among those players? Aaron Hill, one of the many new faces to the Brewers franchise this season. The 34-year-old infielder's numbers aren't exceedingly impressive, but they indicate a positive change in his production. Disciples of Uecker
Scooter Gennett and Kirk Nieuwenhuis homered to back Junior Guerra's first victory in more than a month, and the Brewers earned a split of their quick two-game interleague series against the A's.
Brewers hold steady on All-Star ballot
In the NL's fourth ballot update, Ryan Braun (No. 5 outfielder) and Jonathan Lucroy (No. 5 catcher) hang on to their spots.
Anderson will skip next start in rotation
Brewers manager Craig Counsell and pitching coach Derek Johnson have decided to skip Chase Anderson's next start, giving him nine days of rest before starting again. During those nine days, Anderson would be available out of the bullpen if necessary, but Counsell said he wants to stay away from that. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Brewers vs Dodgers
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