Brewers manager Craig Counsell has fond memories of Turner Field from postseasons past, but he was nonetheless eager to visit new SunTrust Park for the first time Friday at the start of three-game series against the Braves.
The easy part was the three hits and three RBIs. The hard part was getting on that airplane. Yet that is what the job required on Thursday of Brewers third baseman Travis Shaw, after his productive day at the plate fueled a 4-2 win over the Pirates at Miller Park.
Eric Sogard, one of the most surprising players on one of Major League Baseball’s most surprising teams, tallied three more hits and made the defensive play of the game in the Brewers’ 4-2 win over the Pirates on Thursday at Miller Park.
Brewers right-hander Chase Anderson logged his sixth straight quality start and Travis Shaw homered and drove in three runs in a 4-2 win over the Pirates on Thursday at Miller Park.
The Brewers were still buzzing Thursday morning after shortstop Orlando Arcia and first baseman Eric Thames combined for the latter in Wednesday’s 4-3 win over the Pirates. Arcia’s daring spin and throw to Thames’ soft-handed scoop prompted another question. What are the best game-ending defensive plays in Brewers history?
If Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia wins the Gold Glove Award, this may be the play that leads his highlight reel.
The Brewers hope giving Eric Thames the day off on Wednesday will give him an opportunity to rest his body and mind before they take on the Pirates on Thursday.
The Brewers signed first-round pick Keston Hiura on Wednesday, adding the consensus top college bat in this year’s Draft to Milwaukee’s Minor League system.
Fourteen years after he last threw pitch in the Brewers organization, Tom Wilhelmsen is back.
Top Brewers pitching prospect Josh Hader worked two scoreless, hitless innings in his Miller Park debut.
Brewers third-round Draft pick KJ Harrison hit a grand slam to pace No. 1 Oregon State’s 13-1 second-round win over No. 4 LSU in the College World Series on Monday, catapulting the top-seeded Beavers into the national semifinals.