Andrew Cashner pitched two scoreless innings, Derek Norris had two hits and two RBIs, and Jabari Blash homered in the Padres’ 8-2 win over the previously unbeaten Brewers at Maryvale Baseball Park on Monday.
MLBPipeline.com will be visiting all 30 camps this spring. Today, Jonathan Mayo checks in on the Milwaukee Brewers, who have recently added a plethora of young talent.
As part of MLBPipeline.com’s visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities this month, we will be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Brewers camp, it was No. 10 prospect Jacob Nottingham.
Mike Napoli and Joey Butler smacked two-run homers in the sixth inning as the Indians traded rallies with the Brewers on Sunday, before Milwaukee’s Yadiel Rivera finished matters with a walkoff homer to lead off the ninth and give the Brewers a 6-5 Cactus League victory at Maryvale Baseball Park.
“FAT GUYS RAKE,” screamed the sleeveless black T-shirt worn by Andy Wilkins, a first baseman in Brewers camp who is not fat, but certainly has been raking.
Matt Garza recovered from a leadoff comebacker in his spring debut against the Indians, logging five outs and allowing a home run in an outing that represented the beginning of his comeback bid. No returning Brewers player reported to camp more eager to move on from 2015.
The Brewers added a World Series winner to their spring mix after reaching a deal with free-agent left-hander Franklin Morales.
Khris Davis is a happy man these days, feeling right at home with the A’s since they acquired him Feb. 12 in a trade with the rebuilding Brewers.
Rich Hill made his debut for the A’s, while Jimmy Nelson made his spring debut for the Brewers in Oakland’s Cactus League win on Saturday.
He threw only one of them in his two innings of Saturday’s 8-8 tie with the A’s, but Brewers starter Jimmy Nelson plans to feature his changeup more prominently as Spring Training moves along.
Wily Peralta pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut, Andy Wilkins homered and the Brewers stayed unbeaten in Cactus League play with a 5-2 win over the Mariners on Friday at Maryvale Baseball Park.