Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers fill 40-man roster with trio of claims
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The Brewers found another center-field option while also bolstering catcher and first base with a trio of waiver claims Wednesday. The team filled its 40-man roster by grabbing outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from the Mets, catcher Josmil Pinto from the Padres and first baseman Andy Wilkins from the Rangers.

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Brewers owner sends right message to loyal fans
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In the last 33 years, the Brewers have reached the postseason twice. It is not difficult to make the case that this unfailingly loyal fan base deserves better. So during this season of giving, it was good to get a letter from the Brewers’ chairman and principal owner, Mark Attanasio, in which he repeatedly thanked […]

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Surname bonds Brewers' Lind with soldier
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Brewers first baseman Adam Lind received a touching gift from a U.S. Army soldier with the same last name, and a special bond has been forged by the exchange.

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Back improving, Braun looks ahead to 2016
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All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun addressed his surgically repaired back and his outlook for the rebuilding Brewers early Wednesday while engaging in what has become a Thanksgiving tradition. Clad in a black overcoat, Braun snapped photos and signed autographs while accepting donations at the team’s annual holiday food drive in the shadow of Miller Park.

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Brewers unveil 2016 Spring Training schedule
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The Brewers will begin their slate of 2016 Spring Training games against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and finish on the road in Houston and Biloxi, Miss., bookending a 32-game schedule unveiled Monday.

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Rivera earns Fall League's Stenson Award
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Yadiel Rivera of the Brewers had quite the Saturday. In addition to leading off and starting at shortstop for the Surprise Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League championship game, which the Scottsdale Scorpions won, 6-4, Rivera was named the winner of the Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award prior to the title game.

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Denson receives MiLB Presidential Citation
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Brewers farmhand David Denson is the first openly gay player in affiliated baseball and the first active player to be awarded Minor League Baseball’s Presidential Citation.

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Brewers add Subero, Lane to coaching staff
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The Brewers filled out their Major League coaching staff Monday with a promotion and an intriguing new hire when they named Carlos Subero first-base coach and former big league hitter-turned-pitcher Jason Lane to another opening.

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Herrera non-tendered by Brewers, but could return
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The Brewers removed utility man Elian Herrera from the 40-man roster Wednesday for the third time in 2015, opting not to tender him a contract ahead of a 10:59 p.m. CT deadline for teams to tender their unsigned players.

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Brewers open to offers for Lucroy, but trade would hurt
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To trade catcher Jonathan Lucroy, or rebuild the franchise around him? That question seems to be dividing fans and executives alike as the Brewers brainstorm their options at these Winter Meetings.

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Crew deals Lind to M's for trio of Minor Leaguers
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The Brewers’ rebuild kept rolling Wednesday, when general manager David Stearns traded first baseman and cleanup hitter Adam Lind to the Mariners for a trio of teenage pitching prospects.

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Brewers being patient with volatile relief market
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Even after trading closer Francisco Rodriguez to the Tigers last month, Brewers officials view their bullpen depth as a strength and have been listening to interest in some of those relievers leading up to this week’s Winter Meetings.

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