Thursday, May 31, 2007

Brewers News - May 31

Rare bullpen lapse costs Brewers (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers brought a 2-1 lead into the eighth inning yesterday against the Braves only for the bullpen to yield eight runs. The Brewers ended up losing 9-3.

Brewers-Braves Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Nothing but trouble (Journal-Sentinel)
More on yesterday's meltdown.

— Wednesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Turnaround around the corner? (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers will play 16 of their next 25 games at home which will hopefully help them turn things around.

— Hall beginning to see a bright side (Journal-Sentinel)
Bill Hall is happy just to not have dug himself a huge hole. Hall did hit .281 in the month of May after beginning the season batting just .231. Hall's power numbers are still not there and he has yet to become hot for even a short period of time.

Stakes are high for Crew in first round (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers hold the seventh overall pick in the coming draft but will not pick again until number 102 in the third round.

— Bush authors good game, but pen stains end (Journal-Sentinel)

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)
Prince Fielder hit another home run in yesterday's game bringing his league leading total to 18. Prince has hit 12 homers in May, tying the Brewers record for the most home runs in one month.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers bullpen surrenders eight earned runs in loss to Braves (ESPN.com)

— Brewers: Bush a bright spot (Wisconsin State Journal)
Dave Bush looked very good in his start against the Braves yesterday.

— Marlins-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Former Brewer Gantner puts on coaching hat for Woodchucks (La Crosse Tribune)
Jim Gantner is managing the Wisconsin Woodchucks this summer.

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Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Brewers News - May 30

— A break from the headaches (Journal-Sentinel)
Prince Fielder went deap for his league leading 17th homer in helping the Brewers end their six game losing streak. Ben Sheets went six innings and got the win while Francisco Cordero picked up his 18th save of the season.

Fielder, Sheets help Brewers end slide (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on the Brewers 5-4 win over the Braves.

Brewers-Braves Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Tuesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Yost not worried about slump (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Notes: Fortunes sink as competition rised (Journal-Sentinel)

Several Brewers in All-Star race (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
J.J. Hardy and Prince Fielder are both number two in fan voting at their respective positions while Rickie Weeks is number three.

— Several Brewers are getting support at the ballot box (Journal-Sentinel)
More on All-Star voting

— Getting some calm amid troubled waters (Journal-Sentinel)

— Full count: Homer happy (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers are second in the league behind Cincinnati in home runs.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

— Smoltz leaves Braves' loss to Sheets, Brewers (ESPN.com)

Burying the bias (ESPN.com)
Ryan Braun is mentioned as part of the good rookie class of 2007.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

— Brewers: Counting losses not sheep (Wisconsin State Journal)

— Braves-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
Rubber match today at Miller Park

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Brewers need to put it together (Journal Times)

Something special brewing in Milwaukee (The City Paper)

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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Brewers News - May 29

Capuano sharp, Brewers fall just short (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Chris Capuano had a solid start giving up only two earned runs in seven innings of work, but the Brewers offense again stumbled leading to a 2-1 loss to the Braves.

Brewers-Braves Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Up the wrong tree (Journal-Sentinel)
More on the Brewers sixth straight loss.

— Monday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Braun ready for Miller Park debut (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Notes: Sheets ready for start Tuesday night (Journal-Sentinel)
Ben Sheets will be able to make a start tonight verses John Smoltz and the Atlanta Braves after being pushed back by a blister on his throwing hand.

Mailbag: Why can't Yost show emotion? (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy answers fans questions.

— Quality control comes up short (Journal-Sentinel)

— James, Andruw Jones help Braves edge Brewers (ESPN.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

— Braves-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

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Sunday, May 27, 2007

Brewer News - May 27

Brewers struggle with runners on base (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers continue to struggle in every aspect of the game and lock up their fifth straight series loss in losing to the Padres last night.

Brewers-Padres Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Weary of life on the road (Journal-Sentinel)
More on last night's loss.

Notes: Sheets' pushed back (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Chris Capuano will pitch Monday on normal rest instead of Ben Sheets. Sheets may be able to start on Tuesday against John Smoltz and the Braves.

— Notes: Yost won't give up on Bush (Journal-Sentinel)
Ned Yost is not considering moving the struggling Dave Bush to the bullpen to work out some location problems. Recently it has not been only Dave Bush that is struggling. The Brewers starting pitching as a whole has struggled.

— The son also rises (Journal-Sentinel)
Another story on Tony Gwynn Jr. playing in his home town of San Diego.

— No reason to look back (Journal-Sentinel)
Luckily for the Brewers, the rest of the NL Central is not playing well either.

— Back then (Journal-Sentinel)
Where the Milwaukee teams were this week in their two championship seasons

— Padres' homers lead to fourth straight loss for Brewers (ESPN.com)

— Brewers-Padres Preview (Fox Sports)
The Brewers try to avoid their first series sweep of the year today against the Padres.

— Rookie Braun hits first HR in Padres win (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Relax, Brewers are OK (OnMilwaukee.com)

— Brewers Look For More Power With Braun (Courant.com)

Brewers '82 Rewind: Mixing up some Wallbangers (Wisconsin State Journal)

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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Brewer News - May 26

Comeback bid falls short in opener (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Dave Bush once again was not able to avoid the big inning. Bush gave up five runs in the fifth and seven overall in only five innings of work. The Brewers have now lost nine of their last 13 games.

Brewers-Padres Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Thrown under the bus (Journal-Sentinel)
More on last night's loss to the Padres

— Game report: Friday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

— Braun, present, future gather in Brewers' infield (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers gave everyone their first look at the Brewers young infield that will likely be around for a long time. Ryan Braun went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI in his big league debut.

Gwynns reunited at PETCO Park (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

Notes: Braun makes big-league debut (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Seldom-used Dessens goes on DL (Journal-Sentinel)
More Brewer notes

— Scoreboard not a high priority (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers were planning on upgrading the main Miller Park scoreboard in center field this season, but that has moved down on the priority use.

— The Drill: Chiefs of State (Journal-Sentinel)
Damian Miller is moving up the list of Wisconsinite home runs leaders.

Milwaukee Brewer player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

— Kouzmanoff grand slam leads Padres past Brewers (ESPN.com)

— Gwynn gets "kick" out of watching son play against Padres (ESPN.com)

— Brewers-Padres Preview (Fox Sports)
Game two of three game series

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Brewers fans biggest spenders in Phoenix (AZ.com)
No group of fans spend more money at spring training than Brewer fans.

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Friday, May 25, 2007

Brewers News - May 25

Brewers promote top prospect Braun (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers called up top prospect Ryan Braun yesterday after putting reliever Elmer Dessens on the 15-day DL. Braun was hitting .342 with 10 homers in 33 games at Triple-A Nashville. Braun will likely get the start tonight against San Diego.

Brewers' owner provides resources (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Full Count: No day at the beach (Journal-Sentinel)
Historically the Brewers do not play well at San Diego.

Bowling returns to Miller Park (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers and Miller Park will once again host a PBA event.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and benefits.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

— Braun to join Brewers for weekend series vs. Padres (ESPN.com)

— Brewers call up third baseman Ryan Braun (Fox Sports)

Larger than life: Today's future legends (ESPN.com)
Author names Prince Fielder as one of today's future baseball legends.

— Gwynn-Gwynn situation (SignOnSanDiego.com)
Tony Gwynn Jr.'s career has started very similarly to his Hall of Fame father's.

— Brewers-Padres Preview (Fox Sports)

— All-Star balloting will be litmus test for Brewers' image (The Capital Times)

Will one of the slugging Brewers somehow get voted into the All-Star Game by fans?

— Prince-iples of success (Chicago Sun-Times)
Prince Fielder should be around for a long time knocking balls out of the ballpark.

— Steroids not baseball's only problem (USA Today)
Article makes mention that Brewers catcher Damian Miller remains left out of the players union as he came up as a replacement player during the '94-'95 season strike.

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Thursday, May 24, 2007

BRAUN CALLED UP

The Journal-Sentinel has reported Milwaukee Brewers third base prospect Ryan Braun has been called up: Brewers summon Braun

Brewers News - May 24

Brewers doomed by rough first frame (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Brewers starter Chris Capuano gave up four runs in the first inning of last nights game. The Brewers lost 5-1 for their fourth straight series loss.

Brewers-Dodgers Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— A series of frustrations (Journal-Sentinel)
More on the Brewers loss to the Dodgers.

— Wednesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: No rush for Braun (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Brewers GM Doug Melvin maintains that the Brewers are in no rush to call up top prospect Ryan Braun.

— Notes: Sometimes, even the best need rest (Journal-Sentinel)
J.J. Hardy was given the night off yesterday. He has only sat out two games this season.

Brewers reach two millions tickets sold (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
It took until June 5 to reach that mark last year.

— Full count: Early and often (Journal-Sentinel)
J.J. Hardy and Prince Fielder are amoung the leaders in the league for RBI per at bat ratio.

— Jim Powell chat transcript (Journal-Sentinel)
Q&A with the Brewers other radio personality.

— Geoff Jenkins Blog (mlblogs.com)
Geoff Jenkins has a new blog on mlblogs.com. He posted a new blog yesterday.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Martin ties career high with 4 RBIs to power Dodgers (ESPN.com)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Top 20 First-Year Player Draft projection (MLB.com)
The Brewers have the #7 pick in this years draft. MLB.com's projection has the Brewers taking left hand pitcher Daniel Moskos of Clemson University. The article also mentions that the Brewers have the option of drafting a high dollar pick this year.

Big league chew: Hardy noticed (Covers.com)

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Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Brewer News - May 23

Sheets injured in Brewers' loss (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Ben Sheets allowed only 2 earned runs on 4 hits but still got the loss in last nights game against the Dodgers. Sheets left the game after 6 1/3 innings with a blister on one of his pitching fingers. His next start is up in the air.

Brewers-Dodgers Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Bit of a blister in the fun (Journal-Sentinel)
More on Ben Sheets injury and the Brewers loss.

— Tuesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Fielder's drives draw raves (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Prince Fielder's two homers on Monday night combined for a total 900 feet of distance. His first home run was one of the longest in Dodger Stadium history.

— Notes: Yost having to learn hard division (Journal-Sentinel)

Milwaukee Brewer player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Wolf's sixth win ties best mark in NL; Dodgers hold off Brewers (ESPN.com)

— Brewers mix winning recipe (TorontoSun.com)

— Brewers-Dodgers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Brewers play their final game of the series tonight against Los Angeles.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Brewers should rise as Weeks falls in batter order (Appleton Post Crescent)
The author believes Tony Gwynn should be the every day leadoff hitter while Rickie Weeks should be lower in the batting order.

Gallardo doesn't dassle but still gets a win (The City Paper)
Even when Brewers top pitcher prospect Yovani Gallardo doesn't have his A-game he is fairly dominant. Gallardo is leading minor league baseball in strikeouts.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Brewers News - May 22

Weeks leads Brewers past Dodgers (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Rickie Weeks led the Brewers to a 9-5 victory over the L.A. Dodgers last night. Weeks went 4-5 with three RBI. Johnny Estrada added his sixth homer of the season while Prince Fielder added numbers 13 and 14 to his home run total.

Brewers-Dodgers Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Back on the swing shift (Journal-Sentinel)
More on last nights victory over the Dodgers.

— Game report: Monday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Slumping Hall shifts to seventh (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Bill Hall was moved to seventh in the lineup for last nights game and went 2-4. Hall will be back in the cleanup spot against left handed pitchers. The Brewers minor league affiliates are combining for the best record in baseball at a combined 100-67 record.

— Hall will get back to cleanup duties (Journal-Sentinel)
More on Bill Hall's lineup move.

Brewers team with Habitat for Humanity (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Fielder homers twice, Weeks drives in three in Brewers' win (ESPN.com)

J.J. Hardy and the Brew Crew (ESPN.com)
Interview with Brewers shortstop J.J. Hardy.

— Brewers-Dodgers Preview (Fox Sports)
Game two of the three game series.

— Column: These don't look like Brewers of old (Capital Times)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Cool Brew (Yahoo!)
Story on the building of this Milwaukee Brewers team.

Brewers SS Hardy enjoying big season (Yahoo!)

— Hardy's hitting holding steady for Milwaukee (pal-item.com)

— Is there a double standard for Twins fans? (OnMilwaukee.com)
Author asks why Cubs fans are so much more hated than Twins fans at Miller Park.

— S.C. Hall of Fame honors athletes (Aiken Today)
Former Brewer Billy Spiers will be inducted into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame.

— Surprise package Brewers seek to keep up pace (Guardian Unlimited)

— Let's make a deal (SI.com)
The author's seven trades that need to happen before the trade deadline includes Al Reyes to the Brewers.

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Sunday, May 20, 2007

Brewers News - May 21

— Brewers 6, Twins 5 (Journal-Sentinel)
Geoff Jenkins hit his 200th career homer in leading the Brewers to a win in the series finale with the Twins. Jenkins had 5 RBI in the game.

Jenkins carries Brew Crew over Twins (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's win over the Minnesota Twins.

Brewers-Twins Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Game report: Sunday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

Jenkins hits 200th career homer (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
...and it came at a great time in a game the Brewers needed to win.

Notes: Hall learns from one of the best (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Bill Hall has had help from his friend, and Twins center fielder, Torii Hunter with regards to his defensive play in center. Bill Hall will only be moved to the infield in an emergency situation. Rickie Weeks is expected to be back in the lineup today.

— Notes: Time off a good break for Weeks (Journal-Sentinel)

— Full count: 200 club (Journal-Sentinel)
Geoff Jenkins became the fourth Brewer to hit 200 home runs.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

— Jenkins homers, gives Brewers go-ahead vs. Twins (ESPN.com)

— Brewers notes: Cordero back in the saddle (Wisconsin State Journal)

— Oates: To be a hit, Brewers need more of them (Wisconsin State Journal)

— Brewers-Dodgers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Brewers begin a three game series tonight in Los Angeles.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

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Saturday, May 19, 2007

Brewers News - May 19

— That sickening feeling (Journal-Sentinel)
Chris Capuano allowed six earned runs while the Brewer offense only managed three hits in an 8-1 loss to the struggling Minnesota Twins.

Capuano loses control vs. Twins (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on the Brewers loss.

Brewers-Twins Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Friday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Weeks' wrist gets rest vs. Twins (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Rickie Weeks sat out a second straight day nursing a sore surgically-repaired wrist. Weeks may sit once or twice more this weekend.

— Notes: Weeks shut down to rest right wrist (Journal-Sentinel)

— Cirillo returns on Twins' investment (Journal-Sentinel)
Jeff Cirillo had a triple and two-run homer against his old team last night.

— Full count: On a roll (Journal-Sentinel)
Francisco Cordero has converted 16 straight saves.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Bonser fans 11, sends Brewers to sixth loss in eight games (ESPN.com)

— Twins-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Brewers hope to bounce back to their winning ways tonight in game two of their three game series against the Twins.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

2007 is year of Brewer (Sioux City Journal)

— The Drill: Six to be inducted to state hall of fame (Journal-Sentinel)
. . . including Milwaukee Brewer Cecil Cooper.

Can the Brewers Really Win the Central? (Baseball Digest)

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Friday, May 18, 2007

Brewers News - May 18

— Crafty escape artists (Journal-Sentinel)
Ben Sheets struck out a season high eight batters and gave up two runs in 7 2/3 innings for his fourth win of the year. Gabe Gross led the offense with two homers and the Brewers ended their four game losing streak with a victory over the Phillies.

Gross, Sheets lead Brewers to victory (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's win.

Brewers-Phillies Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Thursday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Hall, Weeks get a day off (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Struggling Bill Hall and Rickie Weeks were given the day off yesterday. Weeks may be battling soreness in his surgically-repaired wrist.

— The naked truth? Brewers not shaken (Journal-Sentinel)

— Notes: Philly wasn't much fun for Estrada (Journal-Sentinel)
Johnny Estrada has some unpleasant memories of his rookie year in Philadelphia.

— Full count: Saving grace (Journal-Sentinel)
Francisco Cordero still leads the league in saves with 16.

— No tag on 2007 Brewers (Journal-Sentinel)
No nickname for this year's Brewers.....yet.

— The Drill: According to . . . Brewers beat writer Tom Haudricourt (Journal-Sentinel)

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Sheets, Gross help Brewers beat Phils, snap skid (ESPN.com)

— draft-brewed (TwinCities.com)
Like their neighbors to the west, the Twins, the Brewers have built their team through the draft.

— Twins-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Minnesota Twins come into Milwaukee today to begin a three game series. This is always one of the best, most fun series of the season.

— Brewers: Slumping Twins on deck (Wisconsin State Journal)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Brewers look to maximize attendance with ticket analysis software (Journal-Times)

"Milwaukee Complex" sparks heated debate (OnMilwaukee.com)
Writer shares that Milwaukee doesn't get excited for it's attractions until they are validated by some outside source.

Capellan's adventure continues (The City Paper)
Jose Capellan is now being moved to Triple-A Nashville's starting rotation. Capellan has been used as a short reliever during most of his career in the Brewers organization.

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Thursday, May 17, 2007

Brewers News - May 17

Brewers stymied in Philadelphia (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
J.J. Hardy hit his league leading 13th homer in last night's game, but the Brewers only managed one other hit and lost their fourth straight.

Brewers-Phillies Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Thrown for a loss (Journal-Sentinel)
Phillies starter Cole Hamels retired the first 18 Brewers he faced before walking Rickie Weeks and giving up a home run to J.J. Hardy in the seventh inning of yesterday's game.

— Game report: Wednesday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

— It's time to tinker with top of lineup (Journal-Sentinel)

— Roll out the big bucks (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Brewers playing long ball (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers are relying heavily on the home run ball this year and especially lately.

— Braun close to returning for Sounds (Journal-Sentinel)
Brewers top prospect Ryan Braun has been suffering from wrist tendinitis.

— Full count: Rare air (Journal-Sentinel)
J.J. Hardy is on fire at the plate.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

— Phils win third straight as Hamels loses perfect game in 7th (ESPN.com)

— Brewers-Phillies Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— New stars and old . . . surprises . . . tragedy (Star-Telegram.com)
Milwaukee mentioned as surprise (good) team in the league.

— Brewers new monsters of Midwest (ArgusLeader.com)

Milwaukee Brewers' Record Start Stokes Sales at Bars (Bloomberg.com)

— Relax Brewers fans, all is well (Journal-Times)

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Brewers News - May 16

Brewers rally, but fall to Phillies (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Phillies Carlos Ruiz hit a walk off homer in the bottom of the ninth to hand Derrick Turnbow his second loss in as many games. The Brewers have dropped 4 of their last 5 games.

Brewers-Phillies Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Turnbow bows again (Journal-Sentinel)
More on yesterday's loss to the Phillies.

— Game report: Tuesday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Turnbow's struggles continue (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Derrick Turnbow says he is back on the right track after Tuesday's performance and that he just made one mistake. It did look like his breaking ball was a lot better and the mistake he made was on a pitch down, but Carlos Ruiz went down and killed it. Ned Yost defends how he used his bullpen in Monday's game.

— Shelving slider leads to disaster (Journal-Sentinel)
More on Turnbow.

— Fault line: Blame for loss should go to Brewers' meager hitting (Journal-Sentinel)
Good call. The Crew was only able to put up 4 hits against Phillies starter Adam Eaton who came into the game with an ERA near 8.00.

— Full Count: Still impressive (Journal-Sentinel)

— Hitting parade (Journal-Sentinel)
Learn more about Gabe Gross' and other Brewers songs that are played when they come to the plate.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Ruiz's walk-off beats Brewers after Phils blow lead (ESPN.com)

Winning culture developing in Milwaukee (ESPN.com)
10 reasons why the Crew is for real.

— Estrada happy with his situation (PhillyBlurbs.com)
Johnny Estrada was expecting to land in Philly as the Phillies new catcher but was unexpectedly traded to Milwaukee. Estrada says he is happy and excited to be a part of a team that is bringing winning baseball back to Milwaukee.

— Brewers-Phillies Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Ricardo Arguello: Brewers not for real (Appleton Post Crescent)

— Dan Kohn: Brewers are for real (Appleton Post Crescent)

— The Brewers Shouldn't Order Those Pennants Yet (AOL.com)

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Brewers News - May 15

— Blown up in their faces (Journal-Sentinel)
Brian Shouse and Derrick Turnbow combined to give up six runs in the bottom of the eighth to blow a four run Brewers lead in yesterday's game. The Brewers lost to the Phillies 8-6.

Brewers' homers not enough (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's tough loss in Philadelphia.

Brewers-Phillies Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

Mailbag: Will Hardy get traded? (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Reporter Adam McCalvy answers fans questions. A couple fans forget the reason Bill Hall was moved to center.

Notes: Nix plays at Nashville (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Lance Nix was activated from the DL yesterday and optioned to Triple-A Nashville.

— Latest loss should be a small bump in the road (Journal-Sentinel)
How will Brewer fans react when the Brewers hit their first inevitable tough time?

— Nix the odd man out for time being (Journal-Sentinel)

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)
J.J. Hardy took the NL lead in homers when he hit a three-run shot in yesterday's game.

Phillies win fourth out of five games behind late rally (ESPN.com)

Keri the 10: Watch out for Wakefield (ESPN.com)
Number 10 in article: NL MVP? How about J.J. Freakin' Hardy?

— Brewers-Phillies Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Tuesday's streaking starting pitchers (covers.com)
Claudio Vargas (3-0) makes the start tonight for the Brewers.

— Can the Brewers follow Detroit's 2006 path? (mcall.com)

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Monday, May 14, 2007

Brewers News - May 14

Capuano, batters struggle in finale (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Chris Capuano and the rest of the Brewers did not look sharp in yesterday's 9-1 loss to the Mets.

Brewers-Mets Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Mounds of trouble (Journal-Sentinel)
More on yesterday's game in New York.

— Game report: Sunday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

— Brewers not lost, even if series was (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Brewers winning with Gwynn (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Tony Gwynn has been playing good baseball and the Brewers are 4-0 in games he has started.

— Rusty Dessens caught in tough jam (Journal-Sentinel)
Brewers reliever Elmer Dessens was one out away from recording a second consecutive scoreless outing but ended up giving up five runs on five hits in the eighth inning of yesterday's game.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)
ESPN mentions J.J. Hardy as possible MVP candidate. I honestly never thought I would write that.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)
Bill Hall hit a pink bat home run for the second straight year.

Mets' Perez takes one-hitter into ninth (ESPN.com)

— Mailbag: How good is Hardy? (Fox Sports)
A little fantasy baseball talk on J.J. Hardy.

— Brewers-Phillies Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

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Sunday, May 13, 2007

Brewers News - May 13

Sorry for the delay in posting over the last few days and the non-post yesterday. We've had some technical issues. Hopefully they are now resolved.

Five-run eighth sparks Brewers win (Brewers.com)
Brewers win big in NY

Notes: Jenkins' patience pays (Brewers.com)
He had several opportunities to leave team over the years but stuck around

— The sum of all parts is great (Journal-Sentinel)
It was a team win for the Brew Crew yesterday

— When it's time to shut them down, Francisco Cordero is lights out (Journal-Sentinel)
How many people thought Doug Melvin messed up that Carlos Lee trade? Turns out he owned the Rangers

— Success doesn't rattle Brewers (Journal-Sentinel)
Team looks to have great composure

— Notes: Gwynn follows through (Journal-Sentinel)
Another start, another good game for TGJ

— Saturday Game Report (Journal-Sentinel)

— Full Count: Dynamic Duo (Journal-Sentinel)
Prince and J.J. have most home runs from any combo in MLB

— Brewers the talk of the season (Journal-Sentinel)
National sports writers say the Brewers are for real

— Back then (Journal-Sentinel)
A weekly look at Milwaukee's championship seasons

— Notes: A crowded get-to-know-you session (Journal-Sentinel)
Club gets attention of NY media

— Mysterious Milwaukee (Nashuata Telegraph)
Short blurb on start to Brewers' season

— Brewers' winning recipe a secret (The Record)
Columnist says Brewers tried harder, looked better than Mets on Saturday

— Brewers' success safe to enjoy (OnMilwaukee.com)
Columnist agrees: Brewers are for real

— Amazin's dealt Brewtal loss (NY Daily News)
Game story.

— This double play too bizarre (NY Daily News)
Brewers score two runs on a double play

Brewers faith in Hardy pays off (The Capital Times)
Column on Milwaukee's slugging shortstop

— Mench finds happiness in Brewers' unlikely success (Delaware Online)
Mench and Jenkins' attitudes sure have changed since spring training and they're both playing great

— Strong case for Brewers (Newsday)
"...the road to a Mets World Series goes through Milwaukee, unless someone else knocks them off." Am I dreaming?

— Brewers have come out smoking (LA Times)

— Right mix of ingredients (Boston Globe)

— Contender is brewing in surging Milwaukee (St. Cloud Times)

— A model built in Milwaukee (St. Petersburg Times)

Brewers fit for a Prince (The Star-Ledger)

National spotlight shines on Brewers (Wisconsin State Journal)

Eat it, New York (Shepherd Express)

More and more media attention (Shepherd Express)

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Friday, May 11, 2007

Brewers News - May 11

— Mettle Detector (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers begin an important road trip today when they play their first of three games against the Mets in New York. 13 of the Crew's next 16 games will be on the road.

— It's time to take New York by storm (Journal-Sentinel)

Brewers' bandwagon grows, win-by-win (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— New name for Club on the Club (Journal-Sentinel)
The Gehl Co. bought the naming rights to the club at Miller Park.

— Preview: Brewers at Mets (Journal-Sentinel)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

— Milwaukee's finest also baseball's best (New York Daily News)
This New York writer is not sold on the Brewers. Says Brewer victories are because of home games and a "
disgustingly weak" NL Central.

— TROUBLE BREWING (New York Post)
The Brewers have to prove they're for real by winning against teams like the New York Mets.

Youthful Brewers have really arrived (nj.com)

— Brewers Not Looking Like Perennial Losers (The New York Times)

— Is this the year of the Brewers? Hot start backed up by history (Fox Sports)

— Weekly predictions: Davies to have a big week (Fox Sports)
Writer predicts the Brewers go 3-4 or worse this week, J.J. Hardy hits under .250, Prince Fielder hits at most one homer, and the Mets will average 10 runs a game against the Crew.

— Brewers-Mets Preview (Fox Sports)

Brewers' success helps heal some old wounds (OnMilwaukee.com)

Hardy is brewing up a storm in Milwaukee (Examiner.com)

Milwaukee's rise no surprise after looking into Stars (al.com)
Many of the Brewers young stars played for the Double-A Huntsville Stars.

— Supp's on menu for Mets in opener (New York Daily News)

— Brewers are no fluke (statesman.com)

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Thursday, May 10, 2007

Brewers News - May 10

Jenkins powers Brewers past Nats (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Geoff Jenkins led the Brewers to their sixth straight victory yesterday with a solo home run and an RBI go-ahead single later in the game. Francisco Cordero notched his sixth save in as many days and Derrick Turnbow got the win.

— Homeland security (Journal-Sentinel)
With yesterday's win, the Brewers finished the homestand 9-1.

Nationals-Brewers Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Wednesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Cordero super, just not perfect (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Francisco Cordero surrendered his first earned run of the season Tuesday.

— Notes: Miller's tale a winning one thus far (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers are now 10-0 in games Damian Miller has started. He has started 9 games at catcher and 1 at first base. Prince Fielder is getting older. Prince turned 23 yesterday, still four or five years from his prime. Wow.

— Cordero getting a day off from answering close call (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers have a much needed off day today. Francisco Cordero may be the most in need of an off day. Cordero has pitched in six consecutive games and leads the Majors in saves with 15.

— Full count: Home boys (Journal-Sentinel)
With their 9-1 home stand, the Brewers matched their best home stand to date.

— Brewers keeping beer in clubhouse (Journal-Sentinel)

— Correct forcast of reign (Journal-Sentinel)
There were many baseball reporters that predicted the Crew would win the NL Central and so far they appear to be on the right track. It is early.

— Navarro sues ex-wife (Journal-Sentinel)
Who would divorce Jaime Navarro?

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

— Brewers rally past Nats for sixth straight win (ESPN.com)

— Brewers notes: Rotation sets up nicely (Wisconsin State Journal)
The Crew is set up to have their top three starters face the Mets this weekend. Jeff Suppan will start Friday followed by Ben Sheets and Chris Capuano.

Wins are boosting Brewers' confidence (SportingNews.com)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— They're Milwaukee's finest (Chicago Sun-Times)

— Brewers take swing at cancer (OttawaCitizen.com)

— Nats Clum After Eighth Loss in Rox (WashingtonPost.com)

Braun battling injuries, misses fifth game (The City Paper)
The Brewers top prospect Ryan Braun has missed five games in a row with both a sore wrist and a strained groin. Braun is day-to-day.

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Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Brewers News - May 9

— Some positive charges (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers were led to victory by home runs from Prince Fielder, J.J. Hardy, and Johnny Estrada. The Crew edged the Nationals 6-4 for their fifth straight victory.

Brewers play home run derby (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's victory.

Brewers-Nationals Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Tuesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

— Notes: Brewers' staff keeps circle unbroken (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: "Walk of Fame" adds three names (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Former Milwaukee Braves players Eddie Mathews and Warren Spahn and former Braves general manager John Quinn.

Fielder and Hall will wield pink bats (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Geoff Jenkins, Craig Counsell, Johnny Estrada and Corey Hart will also swing pink bats on Mother's Day.

— Brewers stack up well next to recent elite (Journal-Sentinel)

— Youngsters continue talent show (Journal-Sentinel)

— Full count: Big Boppers (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers are second in the league in home runs with 42.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)
Brewers' starting pitchers are on a roll.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)
J.J. Hardy extended his hitting streak to 19 games yesterday with a double and a homer.

— Fielder, Hardy homer as Brewers beat Nationals (ESPN.com)

— Brewers notes: Weeks' glove work pays dividends (Wisconsin State Journal)
Not only is Rickie Weeks making outstanding defensive plays, he is doing it without committing errors. Weeks only has one error so far this season.

— Nationals-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Brewers and Nationals close out their three game series today at Miller Park. The Crew is going for their third series sweep this season.

— Hardy extends hit streak to 19 (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Capps deserves his four-game suspension (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Better than a Prince Fielder beat-down . . . in my opinion.

Brewers flexing divisional muscle (RotoTimes.com)

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Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Brewers News - May 8

— Tip of the 'Cap' (Journal-Sentinel)
Brewers starter Chris Capuano went eight scoreless innings while Geoff Jenkins led the offense with a 3-run homer. The Brewers beat the Nationals 3-0.

Brewtown 90210 is a big hit (LA Times)
Good story on Attanasio and the Brew Crew

Capuano goes eight-plus in shutout (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on the Brewers victory over the Nationals.

Brewers-Nationals Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Game report: Monday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

Davis-Estrada deal works for everyone (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

Notes: Hardy doesn't like limelight (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
J.J. Hardy is shying away from the spotlight while he is on a roll. Corey Hart has tendinitis in his right wrist.

— Eventfull week for Fielder (Journal-Sentinel)
Prince Fielder won NL Player of the Week last week.

Fiery Fielder earns Player of Week (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Giants series tickets available (Journal-Sentinel)

Brewers' great start inspiring fans (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— TV viewers jumping on the Brewers bandwagon (Journal-Sentinel)

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

— Brewers' Capuano K's nine to earn fifth win of season (ESPN.com)

— Nationals-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

A Contender is Brewing (The Post and Courier)

— Mateo issues public apology (The Olympian)
Pirates pitcher Matt Capps was suspended for four games and fined for hitting Prince Fielder near his head on Sunday's game.

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Monday, May 07, 2007

Brewers News - May 7

— Making a statement (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers won their third game in a row behind a passionate Prince Fielder yesterday at Miller Park. Fielder hit two homers and also scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning.

Fielder powers Brewers to victory (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's 6-4 victory over the Pirates.

Brewers-Pirates Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Game report: Sunday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Hall clutch on 'day off' (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Bill Hall did not start yesterday's game but got the call to pinch hit in the eight inning. With Prince Fielder on second, Hall hit a liner to center which scored Fielder for the go-ahead run. Yesterday's game ended the Brewers 22 game stretch against NL Cental opponents. The Crew finished 16-6 in that stretch.

— Another solid outing for Villanueva (Journal-Sentinel)
Carlos Villanueva got another win in yesterday's game giving up no runs in 1 1/3 innings of relief.

— Hot button (Journal-Sentinel)
A hot hitting J.J. Hardy has silenced those that questioned the Brewers decision to move Bill Hall to center field instead of keeping him at shortstop.

— Brewers firing on all cylinders (Journal-Sentinel)

Sounds' Gallardo derails Express (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Brewers prospect Yovani Gallardo is dominating the Pacific Coast League. After pitching seven one-hit innings in the Sounds game yesterday, Gallardo is 5-0 with a 1.41 ERA. In 32 innings he has struck out 44 batters.

— Full count: In charge (Journal-Sentinel)

— The Drill (Journal-Sentinel)
Some players have unusual equipment quirks. Brewers equipment manager Tony Migliaccio shares a few in this article.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)
J.J Hardy is in the top five in MLB in eight offensive catagories for shortstops.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Fielder homers twice, scores go-ahead in Brewers' win (ESPN.com)

— Brewers 6, Pirates 4: How they scored (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

— Nationals-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Brewers begin a three game series with the Washington Nationals tonight at Miller Park.

— Let's see how good Brewers really are (Fox Sports)
Article notes that the Brewers rank only 24th in MLB strength of schedule thus far. The Brewers will go to New York Friday to begin what is arguably their toughest series so far this year against the Mets.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Brewers off to surprising start (Yahoo!)

Monday's streaking starting pitchers (Covers.com)
Chris Capuano will try to continue his winning ways tonight when he takes the mound against Washington.

Memo to opponents: Don't make Prince Fielder mad (OnMilwaukee.com)

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Saturday, May 05, 2007

Brewers News - May 5

— Skid control (Journal-Sentinel)
Brewers number five starter Claudio Vargas went 6 scoreless innings in yesterday's win over the Pirates. The offense exploded again with 15 hits and 10 runs. J.J. Hardy extended his hitting streak to 15 games going 4-5 with 3RBI.

Brewers play power ball vs. Pirates (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's win at Miller Park over the Pirates. By the way, another sellout crowd at Miller last night!

Brewers-Pirates Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Game report: Friday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

— Notes: Trade brings outfielder for catcher (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers swapped Triple-A players in a trade with the Oakland A's yesterday. The Brewers sent catcher J.D. Closser to Oakland for outfielder Charles Thomas.

Notes: Yost stresses aggressiveness (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Ned Yost wants to stay agressive on the base paths. Lance Nix closer to coming back from injury.

Cordero's perfection recognized (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Mr. Reliable (Journal-Sentinel)
The Crew is 5-0 on days Claudio Vargas has started. Nice having a sold number five starter.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers bats, Vargas overpower Pirates for win (ESPN.com)

— Brewers 10, Pirates 0: How they scored (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

— Brewers signal NL Central's growth (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

— Pirates-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
Game three of the series tonight in Milwaukee.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Saturday's streaking starting pitchers (Covers.com)
Jeff Suppan will start tonight against the Pirates and will try to stay hot. Suppan is 3-0 with a 1.57 ERA since April 15.

Milwaukee's sausages are huge (TheStar.com)


Note: The Right Field Bleachers crew are headed to the game early tomorrow morning, so there will not be news posted in the morning.

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Friday, May 04, 2007

Brewers News - May 4

— Destructive streak (Journal-Sentinel)
The Brewers had their four-game winning streak snapped by the Pirates in a 4-2 loss yesterday.

Brewers' four-game win streak snapped (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on yesterday's loss to the Pirates.

Brewers-Pirates Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Thursday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

Notes: Capuano treating bruised leg (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Chris Capuano expects to make his next scheduled start after suffering a bruised leg in Wednesday's game against the Cardinals.

— Brewers right to let Braun hone his craft in Nashville (Journal-Sentinel)

— Notes: Chemistry derives from formula (Journal-Sentinel)
The 2007 Milwaukee Brewers have good chemistry.

— Full count: Control freaks (Journal-Sentinel)

— Brewers review policy on beer in clubhouse (Journal-Sentinel)
This after the death of Cardinals reliever Josh Hancock.

— Pirates use four-run 7th to end Brewers' win streak (ESPN.com)

Thrifty Brewers, Indians getting it right (Fox Sports)

— Pirates-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
Game 2 of the 4 game series tonight at Miller Park.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Superstitions sting this Brew Crew fan (The Badger Herald)

— Braun's career is brewing (Tennessean.com)

— Jenkins provides sound advice (Journal Times)
The Brewers' players expect to go out and win every day, they don't just hope to win.

Brewers' owner likes rare view from above (USA Today)
Story on Brewers' owner Mark
Attanasio.

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Thursday, May 03, 2007

Brewers News - May 3

— Great sense of relief (Journal-Sentinel)
After starter Chris Capuano was knocked out of yesterday's game in the third inning, the Brewers bullpen once again took over and shutout the Cardinals. Carlos Villanueva led the bullpen with 4 scoreless innings and the Brewers finished off their sweep of the defending champs with a 4-0 victory. In the series the Crew outscored the Cards 23-3.

Brewers sweep away Cards (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
More on the Brewers victory over the Cardinals.

Brewers-Cardinals Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Wednesday game report (Journal-Sentinel)

— Notes: Capuano takes shot off his right leg (Journal-Sentinel)
For the second straight Wednesday game a Brewers starter has only made it three innings. Last week Ben Sheets left the game with a groin strain. Yesterday Chris Capuano left the game after being hit by an Aaron Miles shot in the right calf. Capuano is expected to make his next scheduled start Monday against the Nationals.

Notes: Sheets' curveball sings (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Ben Sheets says he made a mechanical adjustment during Tuesday's game and in turn his curveball started looking sharp and was down in the zone. Sheets says he is excited about the change and is confident about future outings.

— Changing tide makes waves in NL Central (Journal-Sentinel)

— Full count: Total Security (Journal-Sentinel)
The Crew is 16-0 when leading after seven innings.

Milwaukee Brewers player news (RotoWorld.com)
Quick blurbs on player news and performances.

Brewers lose Capuano but still sweep champion Cardinals (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)
J.J. Hardy increased his hitting streak to a career high 13 games.

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

Brewers have assembled solid core of players (ESPN.com)

..and most will be around for awhile.

— Brewers send reeling Cards to fifth straight loss (ESPN.com)

— Pirates-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
The Pirates come into Milwaukee today to start a four game series.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

— Something special going on with this Power team (Charleston Daily Mail)
The West Virginia Power, the Brewers Single-A affiliate, are 18-5 to start the season. The whole Brewers system seems to be on fire. One day earlier the Brewers system had 5 first place teams.

First month has produced surprises (The Grand Rapids Press)
As can be expected, this article lists the Brewers as the biggest surprise in the National League. The author more or less says not to get excited if your a Brewers fan.

A Star's ready to shine again (The Huntsville Times)
Brewers minor league pitcher Jeff Housman is ready to return to pitching for the first time in 10 months.

— A glance around the majors (Hendersonvillenews.com)
"The Brewers are a legitimate baseball team. I knew I should have picked them to win the NL Central over the Cardinals."-Author

— Obermueller to stay on Marlins' roster (MiamiHerald.com)
Former Brewer Wes Obermueller has locked up a spot as the long relief man in the Marlins' bullpen.

— Mike's first MLB Power Rankings (Fox News)
Brewers are fourth on Fox Sports first Power Rankings of the year.

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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Brewers News - May 2

Brewers' quick strike downs Cards (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
The Brewers offense exploded in yesterday's game for 12 runs on 17 hits. J.J. Hardy and Geoff Jenkins led the offense each having 4 hit games. Yesterday's game gave the Crew the best record in the Major Leagues and locked up their seventh series victory of the early season.

Brewers-Cardinals Box Score (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)

— Command performance (Journal-Sentinel)
Ben Sheets gave up 2 runs in 6 innings in yesterday's win over the Cardinals. It was Sheets second win of the year, the first since opening day when he threw a complete game.

— Brewers giving fans reason to believe (Journal-Sentinel)
This team is no fluke.

— Brewers walk narrow line to first (Journal-Sentinel)
Going into yesterday's game, the Brewers had only outscored their opposition 117-114 and that was only after a 7-1 win over the Cardinals. The Brewers are winning their close games going 8-3 in one or two run games.

Notes: Brewers not rushing Braun (MilwaukeeBrewers.com)
Although third base is the Brewers weakest position offensively, the Crew has no plans on rushing prospect Ryan Braun to the majors. Rickie Weeks back in the lineup after two days off.

— Ratings fixes help Brewers (Journal-Sentinel)

— Rick Braun chat transcript (Journal-Sentinel)
Brewers reporter answers fan questions.

Brewers report: Notes, quotes (SportsLine.com)

Brewers report: Inside pitch (SportsLine.com)

— Cardinals-Brewers Preview (Fox Sports)
J.J. Hardy looks to extend his hitting streak to 13 games while the Brewers try to take a series sweep from the Cards today.

— Brewers game photos (Yahoo!)

Sounds' Braun embraces being role model (The City Paper)

— Ah, those memorable blown calls (azcentral.com)
Albert Pujols 3-ball walk in Monday's game against the Brewers leads the auther to recall some of the most memorable officials mistakes.

Brewers: Best record in baseball after win (Wisconsin State Journal)

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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Brewers News - May 1

— Brought to completion: Suppan wins fourth start in a row (Journal-Sentinel)
Suppan dealing, Brewers streaking

Suppan goes the distance vs. Cards (Brewers.com)
He pitches nine innings and allows one run in victory

Notes: Sheets ready to start (Brewers.com)
He will go tonight against Braden Looper after injuring groin last week

Hall goes to bat against breast cancer (Brewers.com)
Billy proves he's a good guy again.

Brewers mailbag: Different strokes for Braun (Brewers.com)

— Groin strain won't hold Sheets back (Journal-Sentinel)
Update on Sheets, Weeks' injured finger, Balfour promoted to AAA

— Game report: Monday at a glance (Journal-Sentinel)

— Team still reeling from Hancock's death (Journal-Sentinel)
Cardinals relief pitcher died early Sunday in car accident

— Post game audio: Brewers 7, Cardinals 1 (Journal-Sentinel)

— Slugger Pujols awarded walk one pitch early (The Olympian)
This guy is hard enough to get out with three-ball walks. It was Suppan's only walk in the game.

— Nelson enjoying his transition from dugout to the booth (OnMilwaukee.com)
Former Brewer first base coach now an analyst on FSN-Wisconsin

— Dave Lubach column: It's OK to jump on Brewers bandwagon (Sheboygan Press)
Hurry, it's going to fill up fast

— Effect of close games (Herald News)
Writer analyzes expected records based on runs scored and the effect of winning close games to help Cubs fans sleep better at night

— NL Central filled with mediocre teams (TheOnlineWire.com)
Writer calls Brewers solid, but without bells and whistles and picks Crew to take division

— NL Report: Surprising Brewers keep winning (Bodog Beat)
Brewer report based on betting

— Assessing the best, worst of April (ESPN)
Rick Sutcliffe says Brewers' bullpen making a difference

— Mourning Cards can't find focus (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
Another game story

Suppan's sterling start lifts Brewers (Wisconsin State Journal)

Night for mourning (Wisconsin State Journal)
Tough night for Cardinals following Hancock's death

— Power rankings (Out Sports)
Brewers sit at #3 behind Red Sox and Mets

— The Brewers just may be for real (Bodog Beat)

— Another big hit for Caulfield (Ada Evening News)
West Virginia Power player helps lead team to 16-3 start

— From A-Rod to Barry (SportsNet.ca)
Writer's early winners from MLB include Ned Yost as manager of the year

Brewers prospect Hammond hurls shutout (Rotoworld.com)

Keri the Ten: The first edition (ESPN)
Columnist says Selig doesn't have to rig season, Brewers will be in playoffs and that he'd trade almost anybody for Dave Bush despite his 6 ERA

— Milwaukee's resurgence leads off top April stories (SI.com)
Best thing about the Brewers: "They're built for the next five years," according to a scout


Note: Sorry the news is a bit late today. Joe had some Internet issues this morning. It should be up early again tomorrow.

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